Revenue for the Gas Station industry in China is expected to total $337.9 billion in 2017, up 10.1% from 2016, with annualized growth of 10.4% over the past five years. There are about 100,802 gas stations in China, employing 919,100 people with an estimated payroll of $6.3 billion.Firms in this industry are unable to pass on higher costs to consumers due to government price controls on fuel. Petroleum product prices are controlled by the government, specifically by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). Thus, the industry is not highly profitable, particularly in years when international oil and petroleum prices increase and domestic prices are kept at a lower level...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Capital investmentCapital investment includes start-up costs, storage and distribution costs and annual rent. To enter the industry through the purchase of existing filling stations is also costly, usually at an expense of about $1 million.LocationLocation is a key basis of competition for filling stations. Most good locations have been occupied by existing players. New entrants to the industry, especially foreign investments, usually choose to purchase private filling stations that already exist in the industry...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Gas Stations Industry

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

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Tertiary Industry Markets - Transport and Storage - Road Transport and World price of crude oil in the Gas Stations industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Gas Stations Industry?

    Establishments in the Gas Stations industry in China retail automotive fuels, such as gasoline and diesel oil, and related automotive products, such as lubricating oil.

    Industry Products
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel oil
  • Lubricating oil
  • Automobile components
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Automotive fuel oil retailing
  • Automotive fuel gas retailing
  • other goods such as lubricating oil
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Tertiary Industry Markets - Transport and Storage - Road Transport
  • World price of crude oil
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail)
  • Personal Final Consumption Expenditure - Per Household
  • Pervasive Technology - Total Motor Vehicles

  • Current Performance
    Pricing mechanismsCompetitive landscapeBusiness modelsIndustry profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Gas Stations Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gas Stations Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Freight Trucking
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Oil & Gas Drilling
  • Oil & Petroleum Refining
  • Oil Wholesale

  • Products & Services
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel oil
  • Other services
  • Automobile components
  • Lubricating oil
  • Chart: Gas Stations Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Vehicle numbers
  • China's economic performance
  • Automotive fuel prices
  • Development of environmentally friendly vehicles

  • Major Markets
  • Owners of passenger automobiles
  • Freight transportation companies
  • Tractor owners
  • Owners of other vehicle types
  • Owners of three-wheeled transporters
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gas Stations Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Rent
  • Storage and distribution
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gas Stations

  • Basis of Competition
  • Location
  • Price
  • Service and supply reliability
  • Promotions
  • Chain operations
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gas Stations Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Petrochemical Corporation, China National Petroleum Corporation, Sinochem Corporation, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, BP (China) Holdings Limited,
  • Table: China Petrochemical Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China National Petroleum Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Sinochem Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China National Offshore Oil Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: BP (China) Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gas Stations 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 Gas Stations Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Gasoline Consumption in China (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A semi-solid mixture of complex hydrocarbons derived from coal or petroleum, also known as coal-tar pitch or asphalt.
  • Kerosene
  • A thin oil distilled from petroleum or shale oil, used as a fuel for heating and cooking, in lamps, and as a denaturant for alcohol. Also called coal oil or lamp oil.
  • Lubricating Oil
  • Selected fractions of refined petroleum or other oils (with or without additives) used to lessen friction between moving surfaces.
  • Paraffin
  • A waxy white or colorless solid hydrocarbon mixture used to make candles, wax paper, lubricants, and sealing materials.
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