In the five years through 2018, revenue for the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers industry in China has been increasing at a rate of 14.6% annually to an estimated $168.1 billion. In the past five years, the main factors driving industry performance have been higher consumption power in China, rising living standards, and the development of downstream catering and retailing industries.Many large beverage manufacturers have established sales companies that incorporate the wholesale function, and these firms tend to achieve higher profitability than independent wholesalers in this industry. Some companies have also adopted a light-assets business model, which involves outsourcing most of their manufacturing and retail functions to upstream and downstream enterprises...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Soft drinksAs the largest product segment of the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers industry in China, soft drinks wholesaling is expected to generate 42.2% of total industry revenue in 2018. Products in this segment include soda, bottled water, juice, dairy and plant protein beverages, powdered beverages and tea. The wide range of product categories and large demand from downstream markets contributes to the high revenue share.Liquor productsLiquor products include wine, beer, rice wine, Chinese alcohol and various foreign liquors. Revenue from this product segment is expected to be 29.5% of total industry revenue in 2018. However, anti-corruption investigations by the Chinese government is expected to negatively affect sales of liquor products. As ...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry are

  • Proximity to transport
  • Economies of scale
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real Personal Disposable Income and Population Growth - China in the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry?

    This industry is engaged in the wholesaling of tea, liquor, fruit juice, soda, dairy drinks, and other beverages. The wholesaling of unprocessed tea leaves, unprocessed fresh milk and tonic beverages are excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Soft drinks
  • Liquor
  • Refined tea
  • Industry Activities
  • liquor (e.g. white spirit, beer, wine, and rice wine)
  • milk products (e.g. milk, milk powder, yogurt, and dairy drinks)
  • soft drinks (e.g. soda, fruit juice, and spring water)
  • processed tea leaves and tea drinks
  • coffee
  • ice cream
  • other beverages
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real Personal Disposable Income
  • Population Growth - China
  • Domestic Goods Prices
  • Downstream Demand - Retail Trade
  • Industry Competition - Food mfg

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

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Hotels
  • Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Cafes, Bars & Other Drinking Establishments
  • Full-service Restaurants
  • Online Shopping

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beer Production
  • Chinese Alcohol Production
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Juice Production
  • Soda Production

  • Products & Services
  • Soft drinks
  • Liquor
  • Refined tea
  • Other
  • Chart: Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Living standards
  • Price
  • Development of downstream industries
  • Food safety concerns

  • Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants, cafes and bars
  • Groceries
  • Convenience stores
  • Online retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Beverage and Tea Wholesalers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Beverage product categories
  • Reputation
  • Distribution channels
  • Partnerships
  • Price

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Beijing Er Shang Group, Huaxin Group, Silver Base Group, Diageo Wine Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Shijiazhuang Qiaoxi Sugar Tobacco & Wine Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: Beijing Er Shang Group - financial performance
  • Table: Huaxin Group - financial performance
  • Table: Silver Base Group - financial performance
  • Table: Diageo Wine Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shijiazhuang Qiaoxi Sugar Tobacco & Wine Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Beverage and Tea Wholesalers 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 Beverage and Tea Wholesalers 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
    Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp)
  • A company-wide computer software system used to manage and coordinate all the resources, information and functions of a business from shared data stores.
  • Key Account (Ka)
  • Refers to customers with high consumption frequencies and large consumption volumes that have a significant impact on a company's performance.
  • Stock Keeping Unit (Sku)
  • A code used by retailers to identify the lowest level of product detail.
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