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METAL MARKET IN CHINA Market Brief

Beijing Zeefer Consulting Ltd. October 2011


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TABLE OF CONTENT

Metal Furniture Market in China ........................................................................................1 Metal Kitchen Utensils & Tablewares Market in China ....................................................4 Metal Ships Market in China ...............................................................................................7 Metal Scraps & Dross Processing Market in China .........................................................10 Iron Smelting Market in China ..........................................................................................13 Steel Pressing Market in China ..........................................................................................16 Copper Smelting Market in China.....................................................................................18 Aluminium Smelting Market in China ..............................................................................20 Steel & Iron Casting Market in China...............................................................................22 Cutting Tools Market in China...........................................................................................25


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METAL FURNITURE MARKET IN CHINA China metal furniture market size exceeded RMB 45 billion in 2009, a growth of more than 15% on a year-on-year basis, according to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Metal Furniture Market Report. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 250 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the metal furniture industry, accounting for more than 20% of all metal furniture enterprises above designated size across China. All foreign metal furniture enterprises achieved a profit of more than RMB 1 billion in all, accounting for more than 35% of the total profit in this industry. Foreign metal furniture enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 4%, almost same with the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of more than 5%, lower than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the metal furniture industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 70 billion in all. They produced a total of more than 287,400,000 pieces of metal furniture, almost same in total production on a year-on-year basis. In the metal furniture industry, more than 1,000 enterprises were above designated size, an increase of more than 15% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in metal furniture industry were more than 205,000, a decline of more than 4% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in metal furniture industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 3 billion in all, a growth of more than 25% on a year-on-year basis. In 2009,

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more than 200 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. and the loss from them added up to RMB 225.7 million. The industry average of the rate of return on assets was higher than 7%, and the rate of return on net assets was higher than 15%. In terms of metal furniture import and export, in 2010, the value of imported metal furniture products in China was more than USD 150 million, Shanghai, Sichuan and Liaoning ranked top 3 domestic destinations in imports, and the value of imports in these three regions added up to USD 77.7 million, accounting for more than 40% of the gross imports across China. In 2010, the gross export of metal furniture products exceeded USD 10 billion, Guangdong, Zhejiang and Fujian ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 8.6 billion, accounting for more than 75% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in metal furniture industry won a market share of more than 15% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 7% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported metal furniture products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of less than 3% in the metal furniture market across China.

Data Source: China Metal Furniture Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Furniture Industry Profile China Metal Furniture Industry Profile China Furniture Industry Profile 中国金属製家具業界レポート

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METAL KITCHEN UTENSILS & TABLEWARES MARKET IN CHINA China metal kitchen utensils & tablewares market size exceeded RMB 35 billion in 2009, a growth of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis, according to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Metal Kitchen Utensils & Tablewares Market Report. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 250 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the metal kitchen utensils & tablewares industry, accounting for more than 25% of all metal kitchen utensils & tablewares enterprises above designated size across China. All foreign metal kitchen utensils & tablewares enterprises achieved a profit of more than RMB 650 million in all, accounting for more than 25% of the total profit in this industry. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the metal kitchen utensils & tablewares industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 55 billion in all. In the metal kitchen utensils & tablewares industry, more than 1,000 enterprises were above designated size, an increase of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in metal kitchen utensils & tablewares industry were more than 190,000, a decline of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in metal kitchen utensils & tablewares industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 2 billion in all, a growth of more than 20% on a year-on-year basis. On average, enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 4%. In 2009, more than 150 enterprises in this industry suffered

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a loss. and the loss from them added up to RMB 169.7 million. In terms of metal kitchen utensils & tablewares import and export, in 2010, the value of imported metal kitchen utensils & tablewares products in China was more than USD 100 million, and Thailand, South Korea and Germany ranked top 3 as Origin of Imported Goods, imports from these top three origins added up to USD 83.9 million, accounting for more than 55% of the gross imports. In 2010, the gross export of metal kitchen utensils & tablewares products exceeded USD 6 billion, Guangdong, Zhejiang and Shanghai ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 5.3 billion, accounting for more than 80% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in metal kitchen utensils & tablewares industry won a market share of more than 15% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 3% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported metal kitchen utensils & tablewares products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of less than 2% in the metal kitchen utensils & tablewares market across China.

Data Source: China Metal Kitchen Utensils & Tablewares Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Metal Products Mfg. Industry Profile China Metal Kitchen Utensils & Tablewares Mfg. Industry Profile China Stainless & Similar Daily-used Metal Products Mfg. Industry Profile China Cutlery, Hand Tools & General Hardware Industry Profile China Other Fabricated Metal Products Industry Profile

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中国金属製厨房用具·食器製造業界レポート 中国金属製日用品業界レポート

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METAL SHIPS MARKET IN CHINA According to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Metal Ships Market Report and calculated according to Zeefer China Market Size formula, China metal ships market size in 2009 exceeded RMB 100 billion, a growth of more than 65% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 80 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the metal ships industry, accounting for more than 10% of all metal ships enterprises above designated size across China. These enterprises achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 100 billion in all, accounting for more than 35% of the total sales revenue from all metal ships enterprises above designated size across China. Foreign metal ships enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 10%, higher than the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of more than 8%, higher than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the metal ships industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 300 billion in all. They produced a total of more than 40,035,000 deadweight tons of civil steel ship, a rise of more than 40% in total production on a year-on-year basis. The total assets of all enterprises in the industry exceeded RMB 550 billion, a rise of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in metal ships industry were more than 360,000, an increase of more than 25% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in metal ships industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 20

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billion in all, a growth of more than 25% on a year-on-year basis. On average, enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 8%. In 2009, more than 100 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. and the loss from them added up to RMB 1.2 billion. In terms of metal ships import and export, in 2010, the value of imported metal ships products in China was more than USD 800 million, and Japan, South Korea and Netherlands ranked top 3 as Origin of Imported Goods, imports from these top three origins added up to USD 574.8 million, accounting for more than 70% of the gross imports. In 2010, the gross export of metal ships products exceeded USD 35 billion, and Hong Kong, Singapore and Liberia ranked top 3 as export destinations. Exports to these destinations added up to USD 16.5 billion, accounting for more than 40% of the gross export. Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 25.7 billion, accounting for more than 65% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in metal ships industry won a market share of more than 40% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 8% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported metal ships products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of less than 6% in the metal ships market across China.

Data Source: China Metal Ships Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Metal Ships Industry Profile China Ships & Floating Equipment Mfg. Industry Profile China Ship Building & Repairing Industry Profile

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China Non-Metal Ships Market Report Top Four Companies In Metal Ships Mfg. Industry In China 中国金属製船舶業界レポート 中国船舶·浮体装置製造業界レポート

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METAL SCRAPS & DROSS PROCESSING MARKET IN CHINA China metal scraps & dross processing market size exceeded RMB 200 billion in 2009, a growth of more than 25% on a year-on-year basis, according to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Metal Scraps & Dross Processing Market Report. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 100 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the metal scraps & dross processing industry, accounting for more than 15% of all metal scraps & dross processing enterprises above designated size across China. All foreign metal scraps & dross processing enterprises achieved a profit of more than RMB 250 million in all, accounting for more than 10% of the total profit in this industry. Foreign metal scraps & dross processing enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 1%, almost same with the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of more than 1%, lower than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the metal scraps & dross processing industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 100 billion in all. In the metal scraps & dross processing industry, more than 650 enterprises were above designated size, an increase of more than 35% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in metal scraps & dross processing industry were more than 125,000, an increase of more than 7% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in metal scraps & dross processing industry across China achieved a profit

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of more than RMB 2 billion in all, a growth of more than 25% on a year-on-year basis. On average, enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 2%. In 2009, more than 150 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. the percentage of loss-incurring enterprises was higher than 25%. In terms of metal scraps & dross processing import and export, in 2010, the value of imported metal scraps & dross processing products in China was more than USD 20 billion, Guangdong, Zhejiang and Jiangsu ranked top 3 domestic destinations in imports, and the value of imports in these three regions added up to USD 15.9 billion, accounting for more than 75% of the gross imports across China. In 2010, the gross export of metal scraps & dross processing products exceeded USD 150 million, Jiangsu, Chongqing and Liaoning ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 176.9 million, accounting for more than 90% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in metal scraps & dross processing industry won a market share of more than 30% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 9% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported metal scraps & dross processing products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of higher than 44% in the metal scraps & dross processing market across China.

Data Source: China Metal Scraps & Dross Processing Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Waste Recycling & Processing Industry Profile China Metal Scraps & Dross Processing Industry Profile China Recycling Of Metal Industry Profile

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中国金属スクラップ加工処理業界レポート 中国廃棄資源と廃棄材料回収加工業界レポート

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IRON SMELTING MARKET IN CHINA According to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Iron Smelting Market Report and calculated according to Zeefer China Market Size formula, China iron smelting market size in 2009 exceeded RMB 200 billion, a growth of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 25 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the iron smelting industry, accounting for more than 3% of all iron smelting enterprises above designated size across China. These enterprises achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 20 billion in all, accounting for more than 10% of the total sales revenue from all iron smelting enterprises above designated size across China. Foreign iron smelting enterprises achieved a profit margin of -0.9%, lower than the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of more than -1%, lower than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the iron smelting industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 150 billion in all. They produced a total of more than 503,195,000 tons of pig iron, a rise of more than 15% in total production on a year-on-year basis. The total assets of all enterprises in the industry exceeded RMB 150 billion, a rise of more than 15% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in iron smelting industry were more than 230,000, a decline of more than 3% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in iron smelting industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 4 billion in all, a decline of more than 35% on a year-on-year basis. In 2009,

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more than 200 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. The industry average of the rate of return on assets was higher than 2%, and the rate of return on net assets was higher than 6%. In terms of iron smelting import and export, in 2010, the value of imported iron smelting products in China was more than USD 900 million, Shandong, Jiangsu and Shanghai ranked top 3 domestic destinations in imports, and the value of imports in these three regions added up to USD 598 million, accounting for more than 60% of the gross imports across China. In 2010, the gross export of iron smelting products exceeded USD 1 billion, and USA, Japan and South Korea ranked top 3 as export destinations. Exports to these destinations added up to USD 611 million, accounting for more than 50% of the gross export. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in iron smelting industry won a market share of more than 30% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 6% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported iron smelting products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of less than 6% in the iron smelting market across China.

Data Source: China Iron Smelting Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Iron Smelting Industry Profile China Ferrous Metal Smelting & Rolling Industry Profile China Basic Iron & Steel Industry Profile Top Three Companies In Iron Smelting Industry In China 中国製鉄業界レポート

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STEEL PRESSING MARKET IN CHINA China steel pressing market size exceeded RMB 2,500 billion in 2009, a decline of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis, according to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Steel Pressing Market Report. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 450 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the steel pressing industry, accounting for more than 9% of all steel pressing enterprises above designated size across China. All foreign steel pressing enterprises achieved a profit of more than RMB 10 billion in all, accounting for more than 15% of the total profit in this industry. Foreign steel pressing enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 2%, almost same with the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of more than 3%, higher than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the steel pressing industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 2,500 billion in all. In the steel pressing industry, more than 4,500 enterprises were above designated size, an increase of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in steel pressing industry were more than 2,035,000, an increase of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in steel pressing industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 60 billion in all, a decline of more than 40% on a year-on-year basis. In 2009, more than 1,000 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. and the loss from them added up to RMB 18.1 billion. The industry average of the rate of return on assets was higher than 2%, and the rate of return on net

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assets was higher than 5%. In terms of steel pressing import and export, in 2010, the value of imported steel pressing products in China was more than USD 20 billion, Guangdong, Jiangsu and Shanghai ranked top 3 domestic destinations in imports, and the value of imports in these three regions added up to USD 11.5 billion, accounting for more than 55% of the gross imports across China. In 2010, the gross export of steel pressing products exceeded USD 30 billion, Jiangsu, Hebei and Liaoning ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 14.5 billion, accounting for more than 40% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in steel pressing industry won a market share of more than 20% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 5% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported steel pressing products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of less than 5% in the steel pressing market across China.

Data Source: China Steel Pressing Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Steel Pressing Industry Profile China Ferrous Metal Smelting & Rolling Industry Profile China Basic Iron & Steel Industry Profile Top Six Companies In Steel Pressing Industry In China 中国製鋼圧延業界レポート 中国鉄鋼製錬圧延業界レポート

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COPPER SMELTING MARKET IN CHINA According to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Copper Smelting Market Report and calculated according to Zeefer China Market Size formula, China copper smelting market size in 2009 exceeded RMB 350 billion, a growth of more than 1% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 15 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the copper smelting industry, accounting for more than 5% of all copper smelting enterprises above designated size across China. These enterprises achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 20 billion in all, accounting for more than 8% of the total sales revenue from all copper smelting enterprises above designated size across China. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the copper smelting industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 200 billion in all. They produced a total of more than 3,880,000 tons of refined copper (electrolytic copper), a rise of more than 7% in total production on a year-on-year basis. The total assets of all enterprises in the industry exceeded RMB 150 billion, a rise of more than 15% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in copper smelting industry were more than 150,000, an increase of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in copper smelting industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 5 billion in all, a decline of more than 3% on a year-on-year basis. In 2009, more than 65 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. the percentage of loss-incurring enterprises was higher than 15%. The

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industry average of the rate of return on assets was higher than 2%, and the rate of return on net assets was higher than 7%. In terms of copper smelting import and export, in 2010, the value of imported copper smelting products in China was more than USD 20 billion, and Chile, Zambia and Japan ranked top 3 as Origin of Imported Goods, imports from these top three origins added up to USD 15.2 billion, accounting for more than 60% of the gross imports. Shanghai, Guangdong and Zhejiang ranked top 3 domestic destinations in imports, and the value of imports in these three regions added up to USD 15.4 billion, accounting for more than 60% of the gross imports across China. In 2010, the gross export of copper smelting products exceeded USD 300 million, and Chinese Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong ranked top 3 as export destinations. Exports to these destinations added up to USD 238.5 million, accounting for more than 75% of the gross export. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in copper smelting industry won a market share of more than 65% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 20% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported copper smelting products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of higher than 32% in the copper smelting market across China.

Data Source: China Copper Smelting Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Copper Smelting Industry Profile China Aluminium Smelting Market Report 中国銅製錬業界レポート

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ALUMINIUM SMELTING MARKET IN CHINA China aluminium smelting market size exceeded RMB 200 billion in 2009, a decline of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis, according to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Aluminium Smelting Market Report. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 30 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the aluminium smelting industry, accounting for more than 7% of all aluminium smelting enterprises above designated size across China. All foreign aluminium smelting enterprises achieved a profit of more than RMB 800 million in all, accounting for more than 200% of the total profit in this industry. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the aluminium smelting industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 200 billion in all. In the aluminium smelting industry, more than 400 enterprises were above designated size, a decline of more than 7% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in aluminium smelting industry were more than 235,000, almost same when compared with that in the previous year. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in aluminium smelting industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 300 million in all, a decline of more than 95% on a year-on-year basis. On average, enterprises achieved a profit margin of 0.2%. The industry average of the rate of return on assets was 0.1%, and the rate of return on net assets was 0.3%.

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In terms of aluminium smelting import and export, in 2010, the value of imported aluminium smelting products in China was more than USD 2 billion, and Australia, Russia and India ranked top 3 as Origin of Imported Goods, imports from these top three origins added up to USD 1.8 billion, accounting for more than 85% of the gross imports. Shandong, Jiangsu and Ningxia ranked top 3 domestic destinations in imports, and the value of imports in these three regions added up to USD 1.1 billion, accounting for more than 55% of the gross imports across China. In 2010, the gross export of aluminium smelting products exceeded USD 450 million, Shandong, Guangdong and Shanghai ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 407.8 million, accounting for more than 90% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in aluminium smelting industry won a market share of more than 40% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 10% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported aluminium smelting products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of higher than 10% in the aluminium smelting market across China.

Data Source: China Aluminium Smelting Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Aluminium Smelting Industry Profile China Copper Smelting Market Report 中国アルミニウム製錬業界レポート

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STEEL & IRON CASTING MARKET IN CHINA According to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Steel & Iron Casting Market Report and calculated according to Zeefer China Market Size formula, China steel & iron casting market size in 2009 exceeded RMB 300 billion, a growth of more than 15% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 350 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the steel & iron casting industry, accounting for more than 6% of all steel & iron casting enterprises above designated size across China. These enterprises achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 30 billion in all, accounting for more than 10% of the total sales revenue from all steel & iron casting enterprises above designated size across China. Foreign steel & iron casting enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 4%, almost same with the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of more than 4%, lower than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the steel & iron casting industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 250 billion in all. They produced a total of more than 13,720,000 tons of iron casting, a rise of more than 30% in total production on a year-on-year basis. The total assets of all enterprises in the industry exceeded RMB 150 billion, a rise of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in steel & iron casting industry were more than 575,000, a decline of more than 1% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in

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steel & iron casting industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 10 billion in all, a growth of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. In 2009, 700 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. The industry average of the rate of return on assets was higher than 9%, and the rate of return on net assets was higher than 20%. In terms of steel & iron casting import and export, in 2010, the value of imported steel & iron casting products in China was more than USD 40 million, and South Korea, Germany and Chinese Taiwan ranked top 3 as Origin of Imported Goods, imports from these top three origins added up to USD 34.7 million, accounting for more than 75% of the gross imports. In 2010, the gross export of steel & iron casting products exceeded USD 450 million, and Italy, Spain and Japan ranked top 3 as export destinations. Exports to these destinations added up to USD 165.2 million, accounting for more than 30% of the gross export. Hebei, Shandong and Shanxi ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 314.5 million, accounting for more than 65% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in steel & iron casting industry won a market share of more than 5% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 1% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported steel & iron casting products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of 0.1% in the steel & iron casting market across China.

Data Source: China Steel & Iron Casting Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Steel & Iron Casting Industry Profile

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CUTTING TOOLS MARKET IN CHINA According to Zeefer Consulting's research report - China Cutting Tools Market Report and calculated according to Zeefer China Market Size formula, China cutting tools market size in 2009 exceeded RMB 35 billion, a decline of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 100 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in the cutting tools industry, accounting for more than 20% of all cutting tools enterprises above designated size across China. These enterprises achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 6 billion in all, accounting for more than 20% of the total sales revenue from all cutting tools enterprises above designated size across China. Foreign cutting tools enterprises achieved a profit margin of 0.6%, lower than the industry average, and they achieved a ratio of return on assets of 0.4%, lower than the industry average. In terms of the industry size, in 2009, enterprises above designated size inside the cutting tools industry achieved a sales revenue of more than RMB 30 billion in all. They produced a total of more than 365,000 10,000 pieces of metal cutting tool, a decline of more than 1% in total production on a year-on-year basis. The total assets of all enterprises in the industry exceeded RMB 30 billion, a rise of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. On an annual average, employees in cutting tools industry were more than 95,000, a decline of more than 10% on a year-on-year basis. In terms of industry profit, in 2009, enterprises above designated size in cutting tools industry across China achieved a profit of more than RMB 1 billion in all, a decline of more than 35% on a year-on-year basis. On

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average, enterprises achieved a profit margin of more than 4%. In 2009, more than 100 enterprises in this industry suffered a loss. In terms of cutting tools import and export, in 2010, the value of imported cutting tools products in China was more than USD 2 billion, and Japan, South Korea and Germany ranked top 3 as Origin of Imported Goods, imports from these top three origins added up to USD 1.3 billion, accounting for more than 60% of the gross imports. In 2010, the gross export of cutting tools products exceeded USD 1 billion, and USA, Germany and Japan ranked top 3 as export destinations. Exports to these destinations added up to USD 568.6 million, accounting for more than 30% of the gross export. Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Guangdong ranked top 3 as domestic origins, exports from these origins added up to USD 828.2 million, accounting for more than 50% of the gross export across China. In terms of the market share in China, top 10 leading enterprises in cutting tools industry won a market share of more than 30% in all in terms of the sales revenue, and the top leading enterprise gained a market share of more than 15% (source: data for 2008). In terms of the market position of imported cutting tools products, in 2009, imported products won a market share of higher than 27% in the cutting tools market across China.

Data Source: China Cutting Tools Market Report

Related Industry Reports: China Metal Products Mfg. Industry Profile China Metal Tools Mfg. Industry Profile China Cutting Tools Mfg. Industry Profile China Cutlery, Hand Tools & General Hardware Industry Profile Top Three Companies In Cutting tools Mfg. Industry In China

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