Flat Glass in China

Demand for flat glass in China will rise 8.6 percent annually through 2011 based on strong gains in building construction and manufacturing. Float glass will continue supplanting drawn and rolled glass. Fabricated flat glass will benefit from higher-end window and furniture glass and healthy motor vehicle and electronic display production.

This study analyzes the ¥58.5 billion Chinese flat glass industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006, and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by product (e.g., float glass, sheet glass, drawn glass, rolled glass, safety glass, insulating glass mirrors); market (e.g., architectural, electronic display, motor vehicle); and geographic region.

The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profile 38 major players including Fuyao, Farun, SCG, Asahi Glass, Taiwan Glass, Saint-Gobain, Nippon Sheet Glass, China Luoyang Float Glass and Jinjing.

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