Revenue for the Coal Mining Industry in China is estimated to decrease at an annualized 13.6% over the five years to 2017, including a 9.9% decline to $250.2 billion in 2017. Revenue fell over the five-year period due to the substitution of energy from coal for cleaner energy sources, decreasing coal prices, and competition from lower-priced imported coal.Raw coal output in China is expected to decrease from 3.65 billion tons in 2012 to 3.27 billion tons in 2017. During the same period, spending on imported coal has been declining an average of 16.7% annually, from30.2 billion to $12.1 billion. Imports as a share of domestic demand are estimated to decline from 5.5% in 2012 to 4.6% in 2017.The industry experienced rapid change during the past five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$250bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-13.6%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
5.2m
Businesses
15,508

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry restructuring increased over the past five years, with many larger companies encouraged to merge with small and mid-sized mining firms
  • Many small and mid-sized enterprises have been merged or acquired by larger companies in recent years
  • Exports are expected to decrease slowly in the next five years as Chinese coal loses price advantage to its rivals such as Indonesia and Australia.
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Bituminous coalIn 2017, China's output of bituminous coal and anthracite coal is estimated at 3.36 billion tons. Bituminous coal is estimated to account for about 80% of production, totaling 2.69 billion tons, while anthracite coal accounts for 20%.There are two main types of bituminous coal: coking coal and gas coal. With a high carbon content, coking coal is used mainly for producing coke, which has a much higher energy concentration and is mainly used for iron and steel smelting (IBISWorld industry report 3210). In recent years, electricity demand in China has increased steadily, resulting in a large proportion of low-grade coking coal being used as steaming coal to generate electricity...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Coal Mining Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Coal Mining Industry are

  • Availability of resources
  • Ability to find new resource deposits
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Electric Power Generation and Energy Resources - Black Coal in the Coal Mining industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Coal Mining Industry?

    The Coal Mining industry in China mines bituminous coal and anthracite coal (both are types of black coal). This includes underground mining and surface mining. Some mining enterprises also have facilities to wash and process raw coal to yield qualified products for different downstream industries.

    Industry Products
  • Coking coal
  • Other bituminous coal
  • Anthracite coal
  • Industry Activities
  • Mining of bituminous coal and anthracite coal
  • Washing and processing of bituminous coal and anthracite coal
  • Filtering and sorting of bituminous coal and anthracite coal
  • 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 - Electric Power Generation
  • Energy Resources - Black Coal
  • Real GDP
  • Competition from Substitutes - Natural Gas Distribution - Black Coal Mining
  • World price of steaming coal

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Coal liquefaction
  • Table: Coal Mining Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Coal Mining Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Iron and Steel Smelting
  • Coal Product Manufacturing
  • Thermal Power Generation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Mining Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Coking coal
  • Other bituminous coal
  • Anthracite coal
  • Chart: Coal Mining Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic development
  • Appreciation of the yuan
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Performance of downstream industries

  • Major Markets
  • Thermal power generators
  • Iron and steel industries
  • Construction industries
  • Other
  • Chemical industries
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Coal Mining Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Wages, management and administration
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Coal Mining

  • Basis of Competition
  • Competition among small players
  • Competition among large players
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Coal Mining Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Shenhua Group Corp. Ltd., Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd., Shandong Energy Group Co. Ltd., China National Coal Group Corp., Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Shenhua Group Corp. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Energy Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China National Coal Group Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Coal Mining 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 Coal Mining Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Raw Coal Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Anthracite Coal
  • A hard, shiny coal with a high carbon content and low impurities. It is relatively expensive and is used in small furnaces and household fires.
  • Bituminous Coal
  • Also known as black coal, it is of higher quality than lignite coal, but poorer than anthracite coal. A relatively soft coal, it has a wide range of industrial uses.
  • Coke
  • The product of heating bituminous coal to remove volatile components. It is an input to steel-making.
  • Lignite Coal
  • Also known as brown coal, this low-quality coal is used extensively in power-generation industries.
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