Research and Investment Prospects of China Mask Industry, 2014-2018
Research and Investment Prospects of China Mask Industry, 2014-2018 mainly conducts a research on mask industry in the following aspects: market scale, supply and demand of mask, market structure, regional competitive situation and major mask enterprises; meanwhile it makes an analytical forecast on mask industry, so as to make enterprises know this industry better and offers decision-making references for investors.
In 2013, the output of China’s mask industry totaled 3.45 billion pieces, a year-on-year growth of 15% from 3 billion pieces in 2012. Medical masks are the main products needed in China, while the growth rate is lower than other masks that present rapid growth trend. In 2013, the output of medical marks totaled 1.8 billion pieces, up 9% year-on-year.
The demand volume of masks in China reached 1.5 billion pieces in 2013, increased by 20% year-on-year compared with 1.25 billion pieces in 2012. Along with the continuous growth of China’s economy, the growth in the living standard and the increasing requirements for domestic urban city environment, consumer demand for masks will maintain a rapid growth.
China’s mask enterprises are mainly distributed in eastern region, and Bohai Rim, Yangtze River Delta Region and Pearl River Delta Region are the major production areas. Shandong province serves as a main production region of masks in China. There are about 310 mask processing and supporting enterprises in Dadian village, Jiaozhou city of Shandong with the annual production capacity of 1 billion pieces, realizing about CNY 1.2 billion of output value that account for more than 32% of market shares nationwide, becoming the renowned mask producing village in China.
Currently anti-haze masks are priced at CNY 1 or 2 to CNY 30 or 40, and they are made from cotton yarn, activated carbon and other many materials. While the common masks in market cannot ensure basic hygiene instead of having protective effects.
Along with the continuous increasing of Chinese residents’ incomes and the improving of people’s living standard, people have a stronger awareness about environment and health. It is projected that the production value of functional mask market will up to CNY 10 billion in the next five years.