Demand for countertops in China will grow 4.6 percent annually through 2012. Kitchen countertops will remain dominant while bathroom applications grow the fastest. Solid surface types will continue to gain market share over natural stone, tile and laminates. The small engineered stone segment will post the fastest growth.
This study analyzes the 65.7 million square meter countertop industry in China. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by surface material (e.g., solid surface, natural stone, tile, laminates, engineered stone), product (kitchen, bathroom), market (new construction, remodeling) and region.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 28 industry players, including Huaxun Industry, DuPont and Foshan Gaoming Jinshi Chemical Industry.