|By PR Newswire||
|March 11, 2014 10:01 AM EDT||
LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:
The Chinese Automotive Supplier Report
The Chinese Automotive Supplier Report looks at the economics of the automotive industry in China, particularly relating to the supply base. It provides an overview of the macroeconomic environment including vehicle sales, production, imports and exports. In addition, the report looks at OEMs' activity, relations with the supply base. This research utilises IHS Automotive's Light-Vehicle Production Forecasts; the industry standard for automotive forecasting and analysis.
The report also includes an appendix of 213 supplier profiles from China-based suppliers or the Chinese operations of global suppliers. These profiles provide you with relevant data on corporate strategy, investments, product offerings and contact information all built from SupplierBusiness research. Certain profiles also map out relevant automotive manufacturing and R&D locations for the supplier.
Background to this report
The Chinese car market experienced one of the most accelerated expansions ever recorded in the history of the automotive industry, having achieved a six-fold growth over the last decade. In 2002, about 3.3 million cars and light commercial vehicles were sold in China, while in 2012 this figure rose to about 19 million units. Much of this growth is concentrated in the two-year period from 2009 to 2010; two stellar years for the market, as it effectively doubled from levels of eight million in 2008 to over 17 million in 2011 driven by various stimuli. China has emerged as the world's largest car market as a result of this tumultuous two years of new record sales, surpassing the US market, which at the time had just undergone one of the major setbacks in its history.
Chapter 1: Economics of the automotive industry in China
China macroeconomic overview
Income doubling plan
China light vehicle sales review and outlook
Market review: developments and policies
Congestion and pollution regulation
Changing geography of demand
Shifting tastes and pricing
Opportunities in the Chinese market
China's Light vehicle production review and outlook
Development of car production in China
Evolving geography of Chinese car production
Outlook for exports
Chapter 2: OEMs' activity and supplier management
Overview of OEMs' activity and supply base management in China
Changes in market structure
Different partnership approaches
Premium OEMs' activity
Fragmented market sector
OEMs facing lack of development of the local supply base
Purchasing efficiencies in the Chinese market
Different sourcing models
Local sourcing vs. parts import
Chapter 3: Top-10 OEM Overview
Chapter 4: Recent developments and outlook for the Chinese supply base
Supply base fragmentation
Types of suppliers
Financial review of Chinese suppliers and M&A activity
Profitability under attack
Chapter 5: Chinese supplier profiles
Figure 1: GDP growth year on year and average GDP per capita in China (1977-2012)
Figure 2: Chinese Yuan to US Dollar Exchange rate and Year on Year change
Figure 3: Comparison of CO2 per kilometre targets normalized to NEDC Test Cycle
Figure 4: Comparison of CO2 per kilometre targets normalized to NEDC Test Cycle
Figure 5: China light vehicle production volumes and installed capacity
Figure 6: Map of China's five automotive main clusters (North, South, Shanghai, Central, Western)
Figure 7: Source region of China auto-parts imports; value in USD
Figure 8: Auto parts trade balance between China and main partners; value in USD
Figure 9: Top 10 OEM production overview 2011–2014
Table 1: Chinese cities' tiers characteristics
Table 2: List of joint-venture partnerships operating in China
Table 3: Top 10 manufacturers in China in 2000 and 2012
Table 4: China imports by region
Table 5: Pre-tax margin for selected Chinese-headquartered suppliers in 2012 (by supplier size)
Table 6: Key M&A Activity involving Chinese suppliers in 2012, 2013 and 2014
Read the full report:
The Chinese Automotive Supplier Report
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