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2018-2019 China PC Market Annual Report

Annual Report Overview


In 2018, China's economy has shifted from a high-speed growth stage to a high-quality development stage, featuring steady GDP growth, further increase in the contribution rate of domestic demand, and the emergence of new kinetic energy. Meanwhile, facing the challenge in growth pace, the global economy has to deal with risk factors such as the prevalence of trade protectionism, inflationary pressure and currency contraction. The PC market is facing changing and complex external environment.

In 2018, rapid expansion of capacity, relatively slow growth in demand, and complex external operating environment Resulted in continuous declines in China’s PC prices. In recent years, China's PC market is experiencing a capacity expansion. In 2018, the units at Wanhua Chemical, Lihuayi Weiyuan Chemical and LUXI Chemical were put into operation successively. This led to China's production capacity exceeding 1 million tons, and the capacity expansion growth was over 50%, which became the focus of this industry. Moreover, the units at Pingmei Shenma Group and Hainan Huasheng New Material are planned to put into operation. Influenced by the increasing supply in PC industry, the overcapacity warning was triggered for the first time.

From the demand side, the global economy still faces challenges. The traditional manufacturing industry production base has migrated. The domestic electronics and auto industry has slowed growth rate. The increase in emerging demand industries is limited. Besides, many downstream industry products were affected by China-US trade conflict. All these factors contribute to deep contradiction between supply and demand and the difficulty of demand recovery. The demand has not increased till the end of the third quarter, accompanying market falling back to the same level in 2017 with an expected decline of 20%-30%. From the national macroeconomic and industrial policies, the complete ban on imports of foreign garbage and the large fluctuations in the RMB exchange rate have led to a significant increase in import costs. Under the localization of PC, the market supply pattern is gradually changing.

How will PC market supply grow in 2019? What changes will the size of the import market and export countries have? Under the China-US trade war, what opportunities and challenges will the domestic downstream industries face? Under the expansion of domestic demand, what is the further step of various domestic industries?

With the help of the first-hand data of SCI long-term follow-up investigation combined with comprehensive data coming from the General Administration of Customs, the National Bureau of Statistics, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the industry association, 2018-2019 China PC Market Annual Report will present detailed analysis on PC market, including supply, demand, price, import and export market, and forecast. Hot topics such as the impact of Sino-US trade conflict on the market will also be analyzed in industry memorabilia. As the industry landscape continues to change, research in supply and demand refinement can help companies make effective decisions and enhance industry competitiveness. We do our utmost to meet your needs, offer the most comprehensive reference recommendations for future operations and provide information & data support to customers in the industry and new entrants.


Part 1 China’s PC Market Overview

Part 2 2018 China’s PC Supply-Demand Balance Analysis

Part 3 China’s PC Supply Pattern and Variation Tendency Analysis

3.1 2018 China’s PC Supply Pattern

3.1.1 China’s PC Capacity Layout by Region

3.1.2 China’s PC Capacity Layout by Enterprise Nature

3.1.3 China’s PC Capacity Layout by Production Process

3.2 China’s PC Output Analysis

3.2.1 2014-2018 China’s PC Output and Operating Rate Analysis

3.2.2 2019-2023 China’s PC Output and Operating Rate Forecast

3.2.3 Major Driving Forces of Variation Tendency

3.3 2014-2018 China’s PC Import Overview

3.3.1 Import Volume Analysis on Major Import Origins

3.3.2 Influencing Factors Analysis

3.4 2019 China’s PC Supply Forecast

3.4.1 2019-2023 China’s Proposed and Under-construction PC Projects Statistics

3.4.2 2019 China’s PC Capacity and Operating Rate Forecast

3.4.3 2019 China’s PC Import Volume and Variation Tendency Forecast

Part 4 China’s PC Demand Pattern and Variation Tendency Analysis

4.1 2018 China’s PC Demand Pattern Development Tendency

4.1.1 2018 China’s PC Consumption Volume Analysis

4.1.2 2018 China’s PC Consumption Structure Analysis

4.2 2018 China’s PC Major Downstream Industries Customer Size Analysis

4.3 China’s PC Downstream Industries Development Status

4.3.1 2018 China’s Automobile Industry Development Status

4.3.2 2018 China’s Electronic Appliance Industry Status

4.3.3 2018 China’s Construction Sheet Market Development Status

4.3.4 2018 China’s Other PC Downstream Industries Development Status

4.4 2019 China’s PC Consumption Volume Development Forecast

4.5 China’s PC Market Demand Pattern Influences Analysis

4.5.1 Peak Season and Slack Season Analysis

4.5.2 Downstream Purchasing Key Factors Analysis

4.5.3 Other Influencing Factors

Part 5 2018 China’s PC Market Tendency Analysis

5.1 2018 PC Market Price Tendency Analysis

5.1.1 2018 China’s PC Market Price Tendency Analysis

5.1.2 2018 International PC Market Price Tendency Analysis

5.2 Feedstock BPA Market Price Co-Movement Analysis

5.2.1 2018 China’s BPA Market Price Tendency Analysis

5.2.2 2018 China’s BPA and PC Price Co-Movement Analysis

Part 6 2019 Industry Development Outlook

6.1 PC Market Driving Factors Analysis

   6.1.1 Macro-Environment Influence Interpretation

   6.1.2 National Policies Influence

   6.1.3 Production Process Development Tendency

   6.1.4 PC Supply-Demand Balance Forecast

   6.1.5 Value Chain Analysis and Forecast

6.2 2019 Major PC Price Driving Forces Analysis

6.3 2019 PC Price Tendency Forecast


1.       PC Industry Hotspots

2.       PC Industry Annual Events

3.       Methodology and Related Definition

3.1   Data Statistics Standards and Calculation Methodology

3.2   Forecast Model Statement

3.3 Definition and Abbreviation

4.  China’s Major PC Distributor List

5.  Tables and Charts

6.  Related Annual Reports

2018-2019 China BPA Market Annual Report

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