Chinese plumbing product demand will grow 12.8 percent annually through 2009. Gains will be driven by ongoing industrialization, rising incomes, continuing trends toward larger bathrooms and kitchens and further penetration of bathtubs, showers, etc. Plastic fixtures, especially those made of acrylic and fiberglass, will grow the fastest.
This study analyzes the 46 billion Chinese plumbing product industry. It presents historical demand data for 1994, 1999 and 2004 and forecasts to 2009 and 2014 by plumbing product material, type (e.g., lavatories, kitchen sinks, bathtubs, showers, sitting toilets, squat toilets, urinals, fittings), market and region.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure and competitive strategies, evaluates market share and profiles 34 major players including TOTO, Kohler, Tangshan Huida Ceramic, Hocheng, Appollo Science & Technology, and American Standard.