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IBISWorld’s Oil Wholesale market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Oil Wholesale industry in China has been decreasing at an annualized rate of 8.9% to total $553.2 billion. In 2017, industry revenue is anticipated to rose 4.2%, due to rising oil prices. The proportion of imports satisfied by domestic demand has also been decreasing, suggesting a descending reliance on foreign oil. Industry imports are estimated to total $14.5 billion in 2017.

The Commerce department will continue to issue qualification certificates for crude oil and refined oil wholesalers in China. According to the first releases in 2014, 10 new establishments were permitted into the industry, most of which were branches of existing enterprises...

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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Crude oil

Crude oil is estimated to represent 43.0% of industry revenue in 2017. China has been relying on imports to meet with its increasingly high demand for crude oil for years. Crude oil is mainly wholesale to oil processing companies for producing refined oil products. According to the Commerce department, domestic sales volume of crude oil is expected to total 520.2 million tons in 2016, almost doubling that of the refined oil.

Diesel

Among refined oils, diesel oil remains the largest contributor to the Oil Wholesale industry with a share of 26.0% of revenue in 2017. Diesel oil is widely utilized in industries like agriculture, transportation as well as manufacturing. About 10.0% o..

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Additional Insights for the Oil Wholesale Industry

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

  • Ability to control total supply on market
  • Ability to take advantage of government subsidiaries and grants
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulators
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Markets and World price of crude oil in the Oil Wholesale industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Oil Wholesale Industry?

    The Oil Wholesale industry in China is mainly engaged in wholesale and international trade of crude oil and its products, including fuel gas. Business concerning pipeline gas and natural gas is excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
    Crude oil
    Gasoline
    Diesel
    Fuel oil
    Kerosene
    Industry Activities
    Crude oil
    Refined oil

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Markets
  • World price of crude oil
  • Domestic Support Policies
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail)

  • Current Performance
  • Imports and exports
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Oil Wholesale Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Oil Wholesale Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing
  • Rail Transportation of Passengers
  • Freight Transport by Sea
  • Airlines
  • Gas Stations

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

  • Products & Services
  • Crude oil
  • Diesel
  • Gasoline
  • Other
  • Fuel oil
  • Kerosene
  • Chart: Oil Wholesale Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Downstream demand
  • Price
  • Regulations

  • Major Markets
  • Oil refining companies
  • Chemical industries
  • Gas stations
  • Transportation industries
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Oil Wholesale Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent, utilities and depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Oil Wholesale

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Oil Wholesale Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical Corporation China National Offshore Oil CorporationSinochem CorporationChina National Aviation Fuel Corporation
  • Table: China National Petroleum Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China Petrochemical Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China National Offshore Oil Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Sinochem Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China National Aviation Fuel Corporation - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Oil Wholesale Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Oil Wholesale 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Diesel
  • A mid-range petroleum product (with a higher boiling point than gasoline) typically used as a fuel for internal combustion engines.
  • Kerosene
  • A thin oil distilled from petroleum or shale oil and used as a fuel for heating and cooking in lamps, or as a denaturant for alcohol.
  • Terminal
  • A bulk storage facility for crude oil and petroleum products.
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