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Fast-Food Restaurants in China: Market Research Report

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Fast-Food Restaurants Market Research Report | May 2016

IBISWorld’s Fast-Food Restaurants market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 16-21
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In recent years, lifestyle changes and reduced leisure time have contributed to a consumer shift from traditional full-service restaurants toward fast-food establishments. In addition, increased Western influences in China have seen increased demand for fast food. With the rapid development of fast-food service providers, improvements in chain store and franchising management, and new brands and food styles, industry growth has been very strong in the past decade.

ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that the Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China will generate $135.6 billion in 2016, up 8.3% from 2015. Over the five years through 2016, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 10.1%.

There are about 2.2 million fast food restaurant locations (i.e.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Chinese-style rice sets, quick-service restaurants and take-out facilities

Chinese-style rice sets (including various meat and vegetable dishes), quick-service restaurants and take-out facilities operating independently and located in office buildings, universities, markets, shopping centers and snack and fast-food streets account for the largest segment of industry revenue at 34.1% in 2016.

Chinese-style noodle and dumpling stores

Chinese-style noodle and dumpling stores are also large product segments and are particularly preferred for breakfast, although the largest consumption is still at lunchtime. Together, these products are estimated to generate 43.2% of total industry revenue in 2016... purchase to read more


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What is the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry?

The Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China operates fast-food restaurants in which customers order items and, in most cases, pay before eating. Food and drinks may be consumed on premises, taken out or delivered to the customer. Food provided by this industry includes both Chinese and Western fast food.

Industry Products
Franchised and chain storesDumpling storesRice sets, quick-service and take-away outletsChinese-style noodle stores
Industry Activities
Quick-service restaurantsFast-food servicesTake-out facilities

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