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Sporting Goods Wholesaling in China: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Wholesaling Market Research Report | Mar 2017

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2017, revenue for the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry in China is estimated to increase an annualized 6.9% to $43.5 billion. Over the five-year period, the main factors driving industry performance have been higher consumption in China, large sporting events hosted by China, people's increasing pursuit for healthier lifestyles and the country's active involvement in international trade within the World Trade Organization (WTO) framework.

Many large sporting goods manufacturers have established sales companies that incorporate the wholesale function; these operators tend to achieve higher profitability than independent wholesalers in this industry.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

In 2017, Shanghai and Jiangsu province are estimated to make up 20.7% and 10.6% of total industry revenue, respectively. These two provinces possess a great number of small-scale wholesalers that generate high revenue from a small workforce. These are the two most developed regions in China, with higher disposable income levels. In addition, these regions are closer to foreign markets and have extensive transport infrastructure facilities, which prove helpful for export and import activity. In particular, high volumes of international trade occur in these regions due to favorable coastal transport infrastructure.

Guangdong province accounts for the second-highest share of industry revenue at 20.4%. In 2017, the region account for about 47.2% of total employment and 17.0% o.. purchase to read more


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What is the Sporting Goods Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales sports merchandise used for games and training such as sporting equipment, apparatus and clothing. Sporting goods wholesalers are a key link between manufacturers and retailers.

Industry Products
Sporting clothesSporting shoesSporting ballsSporting equipmentExercise equipmentProtective sporting goodsOther sporting goods
Industry Activities
Resale of balls for sports such as footballs and basketballsTrack and field equipment wholesalingAquatic and ice sports equipment wholesalingResale of gymnastic apparatusshooting equipmentWeightlifting equipment and apparatus wholesalingFishing goods wholesaling

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