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Filters in China

Filters in China

Demand to rise 14% yearly to 90 billion yuan in 2017
Demand for filters in China is projected to grow 14 percent per year to 90 billion yuan in 2017. Sales gains will be fueled by growth in the production of motor vehicles and other transportation equipment and rapid growth in the motor vehicle park. Growth in manufacturing output, building construction spending, and other industrial activities will also drive filter sales.

The market for consumer filters will be expanded greatly by urbanization. As personal income levels rise, Chinese residents will spend more on their personal health, leading to more home water and air purification equipment purchases. The aftermarket for filters will also benefit from more widespread knowledge about health and the need to replace filters more frequently.

Motor vehicles to remain largest filter market
Motor vehicles will continue to represent the largest filter market through 2017. Demand will be supported by a growing motor vehicle park, leading to a rapidly developing aftermarket. The manufacturing sector will remain the second largest filter market through 2017, benefiting from increases in manufacturing activity.

Utility filter market gains will be driven by construction of numerous new power plants, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and waste incinerators. Demand for filters in consumer and other markets will be fueled by increasing personal income levels and continued concerns about air and water quality.

Filter shipments are expected to register double-digit gains through 2017. Besides the impact of expanding demand, the continued entry of foreign suppliers into the Chinese market, continued investments by domestic manufacturers, and higher filter prices will stimulate the growth of filter shipments. Imports will continue to account for a sizable share of demand for higher-end filters, though the growth rate is forecast to decelerate.

ICE engine & related filters to remain largest segment
Internal combustion engine (ICE) and related filters represented the largest product category of filters in China in 2012 and demand for them will rise more than 15 percent annually through 2017. Although growth of motor vehicle and gas motorcycle production will be slow (compared to historical rates), production gains will still support substantial filter consumption. Filter sales will also be stimulated by robust growth in the stock of motor vehicles and other transportation equipment.

Fluid filtration product sales will be driven by rapid industry development. Fluid power filters are indispensable in producing such products as cement and chemicals. They are also widely used in hydraulic systems, the key energy transfer systems in construction and mining machinery. Demand for fluid filters will be also stimulated by growth in both water and wastewater treatment.

Demand for air filters is expected to grow due to sales gains being fueled by rising output of products equipped with air filters, such as HVAC equipment. Rapid development of industries with air purification requirements will also spur the expansion of the air filter market. Influenced by severe air pollution in China, health concerns will drive consumers to purchase air filtration products.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Economic Overview
      • Recent Economic Performance
      • Economic Outlook
        • Table GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT OF CHINA
    • Demographic Overview
      • Population
        • Table POPULATION OF CHINA
        • Table CHART II-1 POPULATION OF CHINA BY AGE, 2002-2022
      • Urbanization
      • Households
        • Table HOUSEHOLDS IN CHINA BY REGION
    • Personal Income & Expenditure Trends
      • Table DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME & CONSUMER EXPENDITURES IN CHINA
    • Industrial Outlook
      • Table INDUSTRIAL VALUE ADDED IN CHINA
      • Manufacturing
      • Mining
      • Utilities
      • Construction
    • Building Construction Trends
      • Table BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES IN CHINA
    • Motor Vehicle Outlook
      • Table MOTOR VEHICLE INDICATORS IN CHINA
      • Motor Vehicle in Use
      • Motor Vehicle Production
    • Motorcycle Outlook
      • Table MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA
    • HVAC Equipment Outlook
      • Table HVAC EQUIPMENT PRODUCTION IN CHINA
    • Nonagricultural Water Withdrawal
      • Table NONAGRICULTURAL WATER WITHDRAWAL IN CHINA
    • Pollution Abatement & Control
      • Table INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL FIXED ASSET INVESTMENT IN CHINA
    • Environmental & Regulatory Considerations
    • The Five-Year Plan
    • International Trade
      • Table CHINESE FOREIGN TRADE IN FILTERS
  • TECHNOLOGY
    • General
    • Conventional Filtration Technology
      • Fluid Filtration
      • Air Filtration
    • Filtration Media
      • Table FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE IN CHINA
      • Table CHART III-1 FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE IN CHINA, 2012
      • Paper
        • Table PAPER FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Fabric
        • Table FABRIC FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Other Filter Media
        • Table OTHER MEDIA FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
    • Competitive Technologies
      • Ion Exchange
      • Membrane Separation
      • Distillation
      • Photo-Oxidation
      • Ozone Treatment
      • Chlorine
      • Chelating Agents & Zeolites
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Table CHART IV-1 FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE, 2012
    • Internal Combustion Engine & Related Filters
      • Table INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE (ICE) &RELATED FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Table CHART IV-2 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE & RELATED FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE, 2012
      • Air Intake Filters
        • Table ICE AIR INTAKE FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Oil Filters
        • Table ICE OIL FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Fuel Filters
        • Table ICE FUEL FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Cabin Air Filters
        • Table ICE CABIN AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Other Internal Combustion Engine & Related Filters
        • Table OTHER ICE & RELATED FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
    • Fluid Filters
      • Table FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Fluid Power Filters
        • Table FLUID POWER FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Other Fluid Filters
        • Table OTHER FLUID FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
    • Air Filters
      • Table AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Table CHART IV-3 AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE, 2012
      • Panel Filters
        • Table PANEL AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Bag Filters
        • Table BAG AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Electrostatic Air Filters
        • Table ELECTROSTATIC AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Cartridge Filters
        • Table CARTRIDGE FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Other Air Filters
        • Table OTHER AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET IN CHINA
      • Table CHART V-1 FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET IN CHINA, 2012
    • Motor Vehicles
      • Table MOTOR VEHICLE MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
      • Motor Vehicle Aftermarket
        • Table MOTOR VEHICLE FILTER AFTERMARKET IN CHINA
      • Motor Vehicle OEM Market
        • Table MOTOR VEHICLE FILTER OEM MARKET IN CHINA
    • Other Transportation Equipment
      • Table OTHER TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
    • Manufacturing
      • Table MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
      • Equipment & Products
        • Table EQUIPMENT & PRODUCT FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Industrial Pollution Control
        • Table INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
    • Utilities
      • Table UTILITIES MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
      • Electric & Gas Utilities
        • Table ELECTRIC & GAS UTILITIES MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
      • Water & Waste Treatment
        • Table WATER & WASTE TREATMENT MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
    • Consumer
      • Table CONSUMER MARKET FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
      • Water
        • Table CONSUMER WATER FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
      • Air
        • Table CONSUMER AIR FILTER DEMAND IN CHINA
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR FILTERS IN CHINA
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table REVENUE DATA: SELECTED FILTER COMPANIES, 2012
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 FILTER MARKET SHARE IN CHINA, 2012
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Research & Development
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Foreign Participation in China
    • Company Profiles
      • Albany Filtration Technologies Pty Limited
      • Bengbu Jinwei Filters Company Limited
      • BWF Offermann Schmid & Company KG
      • Camfil Farr Group
      • CLARCOR Incorporated
      • Corning Incorporated
      • Cummins Incorporated
      • Daikin Industries Limited
      • Donaldson Company Incorporated
      • Foshan TORA Filter Element Manufacturing Company Limited
      • Freudenberg & Company KG
      • Golden Haiye Auto Parts Manufacturing Company Limited
      • HYDAC International GmbH
      • Jiangsu Suzhou Purification Group Company Limited
      • MAHLE International GmbH
      • MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
      • MayAir SEA Sdn Bhd
      • Pall Corporation
      • Pentair Limited
      • ROKI Company Limited
      • Shanghai BG Industrial Fabric Company Limited
      • Sinoma Science & Technology Company Limited
      • 3M Company
      • Tianjin Teda Company Limited
      • UFI Filters SpA
      • Watsun Filters Shenzhen Company Limited
      • Wetzel Technologies Shanghai Company Limited
      • Xiamen Savings Environmental Industrial Company Limited
      • Xinxiang Pingyuan Filter & Purification Company Limited
      • YBM Group China Company Limited
      • Zhejiang Goldensea Environment Technology Company Limited
      • Zhejiang Headman Filtration Technology Company Limited
      • Zhejiang Hengbo Air-Filter Company Limited
      • Zhejiang Topyauld Motor Parts Company Limited
      • Zhejiang Universe Filter Company Limited
    • Other Companies Mentioned in Study

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