Revenue for the Solid Waste Recycling industry in China grew at an annualized rate of 13.5% to an estimated $16.2 billion in the five years through 2018. Although growth in the Chinese economy slowed down during the period, the deterioration of the environment, high demand for limited resources and the country's urbanization supported the industry's development. In particular, large downstream markets, especially manufacturing industries, developed rapidly and stimulated solid waste recycling development.For more than a decade, strong revenue growth has been driven by increasing solid waste levels from households and the industrial sector. Increasing waste volumes and complexity in what is thrown or discharged have followed stronger economic conditions...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

This industry displays a relatively high level of capital intensity, with significant investment in equipment and vehicles. To calculate the industry's capital intensity level, take depreciation as a proxy for capital, while wages for labor. In 2018, depreciation is expected to account for 2.5% of industry revenue and wages make up for 4.5% of industry revenue. For every dollar spent in capital, about $1.8 are spent in labor, indicating a high capital intensity level.The Solid Waste Recycling industry in China is increasingly focusing on greater automation, which is anticipated to increase the industry's capital intensity. Other equipment for refining and other chemical reactions also need large amounts of capital. How...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Solid Waste Recycling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Solid Waste Recycling Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Building, Developing, General Contracting & Heavy Construction and Real GDP in the Solid Waste Recycling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Solid Waste Recycling Industry?

    Firms in this industry sort and conduct secondary recovery of non-metal waste and recycled fragments from various other types of solid waste. These enterprises turn waste into usable raw materials and also prepare waste for further processing. Producing new products using solid waste is not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Nonmetallic ore recycling
  • Rubber recycling
  • Glass and plastic waste recycling
  • Other nonmetallic material recycling
  • Industry Activities
  • Recycling non-metallic materials
  • Recycling ores
  • Recycling rubbers
  • Recycling plastics
  • Recycling glasses
  • Recycling other non-metals
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Building, Developing, General Contracting & Heavy Construction
  • Real GDP
  • Systems and Technology - by Industry
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
    Enterprises, employment and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Domestic demandIncreased recycling levelsInternational trade
  • Table: Solid Waste Recycling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Solid Waste Recycling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accommodation and Catering
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining

  • Products & Services
  • Nonmetallic ore recycling
  • Glass and plastic waste recycling
  • Rubber recycling
  • Other nonmetallic material recycling
  • Chart: Solid Waste Recycling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Development of supply industries
  • Increased environmental awareness
  • Demand from downstream markets
  • Price of recyclable products

  • Major Markets
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Households
  • Construction sector
  • Service sector
  • Other sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Solid Waste Recycling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Solid Waste Recycling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal completion
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Solid Waste Recycling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Recycling Development Corporation Ltd., China BaoWu Steel Group, Sichuan Shufeng New Energy Co. Ltd., Jiangsu Jiemei Bio Energy Co. Ltd., SCIP SITA Waste Service Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: China Recycling Development Corporation Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China BaoWu Steel Group - financial performance
  • Table: Sichuan Shufeng New Energy Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Jiangsu Jiemei Bio Energy Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: SCIP SITA Waste Service Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Solid Waste Recycling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Solid Waste Recycling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Diesel fuel made from vegetable or (more rarely) animal fat. A type of biofuel.
  • Processing Factory
  • Facility where separated recyclable materials received from a material recovery facility are broken down and reformed into commodities that can be used as inputs in the production of new goods.
  • Scrap
  • Recyclable used materials such as building materials and used packaging. Often confused with waste, scrap has monetary value and can be reprocessed into new materials.
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