In the five years to 2018, revenue for the Car Dealers industry in China is estimated to grow at an annualized rate of 6.3% to $529.7 billion. Following a boom in car sales in 2013 and 2016, driven by favorable government policies, industry revenue growth slowed.In 2013, benefiting from passenger car replacements in first- and second-tier cities and first purchases in third- and forth-tier cities, about 22.1 million cars were sold in 2013, and industry revenue grew 12.8%. In 2014, sales volume growth slowed to 6.9%, and industry revenue growth declined to 8.3%. In 2015, the automobile sales volume increased to 24.6 million and industry revenue increased to an estimated $448 billion, up 6.1% from 2014. In 2016, industry revenue was estimated to increase to $491.7 billion, up 9.7%...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

First-tier markets refer to directly governed cites such as Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, where the population totals 58.6 million and the number of car ownership per thousand people is more than 150 units. Second-tier markets refer to provinces such as Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong and Guangdong, where the population totals 336.8 million and the number of car ownership per thousand people is between 90 and 150 units.Third-tier markets refer to provinces such as Hebei, Shanxi and Liaoning, where the population totals 592.6 million and the number of car ownership per thousand people is between 50 and 90 units. Fourth-tier markets refer to regions where the number of car ownership per thousand people is below 50 units...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Car Dealers Industry

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

  • Experienced work force
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Must have a license
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Disposable Income and Level of Traffic Congestion in the Car Dealers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Car Dealers Industry?

    The Car Dealer industry retails new and used passenger automobiles. These cars are used to carry passengers and their personal luggage, and have no more than nine seats. The main products retailed within this industry include: sedans and general cars, multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs), sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and cross-over passenger cars.

    Industry Products
  • 4S and 3S stores
  • Car hypermarkets
  • Vehicle specialty stores
  • Industry Activities
  • Retail in 4S stores
  • Retail in 3S stores
  • cars in car hypermarkets
  • cars in specialty stores
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Level of Traffic Congestion
  • Environment
  • Licensing
  • Pervasive Technology - Total Motor Vehicles
  • Taxation (Specific)

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Revenue, establishments and wages
  • Table: Car Dealers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Car Dealers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • General Hospitals
  • Public Administration and Social Organizations
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Passenger Car Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • 4S and 3S stores
  • Car hypermarkets
  • Vehicle specialty stores
  • Chart: Car Dealers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Personal disposable income
  • Traffic conditions
  • Gasoline prices
  • Consumption tax
  • Credit consumption
  • New passenger car development

  • Major Markets
  • Private household use
  • Business and government
  • Taxis and related service operators
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Car Dealers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Car Dealers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • After-sales service
  • Sales skills
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Car Dealers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Grand Automobile Service Co., Ltd., Lei Shing Hong Group, Dalian Zhongsheng Group, Pang Da Automobile Trade Co. Ltd., Sinomach Automobile Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: China Grand Automobile Service Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Lei Shing Hong Group - financial performance
  • Table: Dalian Zhongsheng Group - financial performance
  • Table: Pang Da Automobile Trade Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Sinomach Automobile Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Car Dealers 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 Car Dealers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)
  • Motor Vehicle Sales Volume (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    3S Automobile Dealers
  • Car dealers that provide three of the four services provided by 4S stores.
  • 4S Automobile Dealers
  • Car dealers that provide the following automobile retailing services: sales, spare parts, service, and survey.
  • Cylinder Capacity
  • Refers to vehicle engine size, which is used to determine the level of tax applicable to a vehicle purchase.
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