Chinese metal can demand will grow 6.2 percent annually through 2011. Gains will be driven by an increase in food and beverage production and the use of more food and beverage packaging. Beverages will remain the largest metal can market while other segments such as insecticides and paints and coatings grow the fastest.
This study analyzes the 19.8 billion unit metal can industry in China. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006, and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by type (e.g., steel and bi-metal, aluminum, aerosol); market (e.g., beverages, food); and for six geographical regions (e.g., Central-North, Central-East, Northeast).
The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 major players including Ball, COFCO, Pacific Can, Crown Holdings, and ORG Canmaking).