Demand for plumbing products in China will grow 9.9 percent annually through 2012. Ongoing trends toward multiple bathrooms and larger kitchens and further penetration of bathtubs and showers in Chinese homes will help fuel gains. The residential market will remain dominant while the nonresidential market will grow the fastest.
This study analyzes the 75.6 billion yuan plumbing product industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by material (e.g., vitreous china, metal, plastics), product (e.g., sink fixtures, toilet fixtures, bathtub and shower fixtures, lavatory fittings, bathtub and shower fittings, sink fittings), market (e.g., residential, nonresidential) and geographic region.
The study considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 industry players, including TOTO, Foshan City Faenza Sanitary Ware and Kohler.