The Auto and Parts Wholesaling industry in China has been developing in recent years with the expansion of the automobile and motorcycle manufacturing industries. Over the five years to 2018, revenue is estimated to rise at an average annual rate of 6.7%. In 2016 alone, promoted by the government's favorable purchasing tax policies for vehicles of 1.6L displacement and below and demand from vehicel replacement, industry revenue is estimated to increase by 14.7%, to total $490.5 billion.Until recently, customers had a relatively small selection of vehicles to purchase. Now, consumers are empowered by an ever-widening range of motor vehicles, including sedans, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), multi-purpose vehicles (MVPs), four-wheel drive vehicles (4WDs) and hybrids...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Auto and Parts Wholesaling industry in China has been developing in recent years with the expansion of the Automobile and Motorcycle Manufacturing industries (IBISWorld industry reports 3721, 3721a and 3731). Customers now have a wide range of motor vehicles choices.The automotive industry is relatively fragmented, and foreign brands currently dominate the passenger car market, accounting for 58% of China's passenger car sales in April, 2016. However, domestic manufacturers are increasing their activities rapidly, as they expand their product lines in the medium- and lower-end segments.More than half of passenger vehicles produced and sold in China are international brands from the United States, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Korea. Des...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Effective cost controls
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Disposable Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail) in the Auto & Parts Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry?

    The Auto and Part Wholesaling industry in China wholesales automobiles, motorcycles, other vehicles and related parts. Operators in this industry wholesale a range of automobiles, buses, camping trailers, mopeds, recreational vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and related parts. These products are sold to vehicle dealers, parts dealers, transportation service providers, and other downstream industries.

    Industry Products
  • Passenger vehicles
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Automobile parts
  • Motorcycles
  • Motorcycle parts
  • Industry Activities
  • The wholesaling, export and import of automobiles
  • The wholesaling, export and import of motorcycles
  • The wholesaling, export and import of automobile and motorcycle parts
  • The wholesaling, export and import of other vehicles and related parts
  • 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
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail)
  • Real GDP
  • Downstream Demand - Truck Transportation
  • Import Taxes (Duties) - Car Retailing
  • Population Growth - China

  • Current Performance
    Industry revenueEnterprises and wagesSales volumes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Enterprises and wagesTrends
  • Table: Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Freight Trucking
  • Car Dealers
  • Auto Parts Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Automobile Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Motorcycle Manufacturing
  • Passenger Car Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Passenger vehicles
  • Automobile parts
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Motorcycles
  • Motorcycle parts
  • Chart: Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • 4S stores (sales, spare parts, service and survey)
  • Distributors
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Auto & Parts Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Services
  • Product selection
  • Financing
  • Customer relationships
  • Brands

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Auto & Parts Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group), Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd., China FAW Group Corporation, China North Industries Group Corporation, Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd,
  • Table: Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group) - financial performance
  • Table: Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China FAW Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China North Industries Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Auto & Parts Wholesaling 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 Auto & Parts Wholesaling 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Hybrid Cars
  • Cars powered by two or more power sources, usually an electric battery and a petrol engine.
  • Multi-Purpose Vehicle
  • Tall, large vehicles that usually have at least five seats. Also known as people movers.
  • Sports Utility Vehicle (Suv)
  • Vehicles built on a light truck chassis that are more rugged and heavier than sedans and wagons.
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