In 2016, the production volume of new automobiles reached 28.12 million, accounting for 29.6% of global production volume. In the same year, the automobile reserve volume was about 193 million in China, accounting for 14.5% of global reserve volume.
As an important component of a vehicle, auto glass is mainly applied in the new automobile manufacturing market and automobile repairing market. In this sense, the demand of auto glass is closely related to the production volume and reserve volume of automobiles.
According to the author, China has been the largest automobile manufacturer and the largest distributor of new automobiles for 8 years since 2009. In 2016, the production volume of new automobiles reached 28.12 million, accounting for 29.6% of global production volume. The sales volume of automobiles reached approximately 28.03 million, accounting for 29.9% of global sales volume. In the same year, the automobile reserve volume was about 193 million in China, accounting for 14.5% of global reserve volume. Increasing production and sales volumes as well as the reserve volume of automobiles bring huge growth potential to the auto glass market in China.
The global auto glass market is highly monopolized. Leading enterprises, such as AGC Group, NSG Group, Fuyao and Saint-Gobain, occupy most of the market shares.
According to the report, the market demand of China's auto glass industry increases at an average annual rate of above 10% owing to the rapid development of its automobile industry in recent years. In 2016, demand for auto glass in China exceeded 160 million square meters and the market size exceeded CNY 20 billion. China experiences year-by-year increases in the export volume of auto glass, which is attributed to cost advantages of Chinese auto glass manufacturers over international competitors. In 2016, the export value of auto glass was USD 817 million in China with a trade surplus of USD 690 million. From the perspective of the export value, the top three export destinations of auto glass was the U.S., Japan and Germany, among of which China exported auto glass of USD 263 million to the U.S.
The report analyzes some characteristics of the auto glass industry different from other automotive component industries. For example, the OEM market has high barriers to entry and long authentication circle. It usually takes 2-3 years for enterprises to acquire whole vehicle supporting orders. Also, whole vehicle manufacturers require high-standard R&D, logistics supply, product quality and manufacturing techniques while OEM market has large demand and a high concentration rate. The cooperation usually lasts long once established.
In China, despite a variety of domestic automobile brands, a single type of automobiles is produced in a small volume, which demands auto glass in a small batch and multi categories. With the development of auto glass manufacturing techniques and increasing demand of driving experience and functions, there is a rising trend of unit demand for auto glass. In the 1990s, each automobile needed less than 3 square meter auto glass on average, while this figure exceeds 5 square meters in 2017. The increase in the average consumption of auto glass is mainly caused by increased inclination of front windshield for broader vision and prevalence of auto sunroof.
By the end of 2017, the average automobile reserve volume will be less than 200 per 1,000 people in China, far lower than the figure of 600-900 per 1,000 people in developed countries. Both the Chinese automobile market and auto glass market have huge development potentials as the economy develops. From 2017 to 2021, the annual growth rate of China's auto glass demand is expected to remain above 10%.
According to the report, the CAGR of the global automobile production volume is expected to reach 3.0% and the CAGR of global automobile reserve volume is estimated to approach 3.6% from 2017 to 2021. It can be forecasted that the automobile aftermarket will play an important role in the development of the auto glass market with the growth rate of the global automobile production volume slowing down.
Readers can obtain the following information or more through this report:
- Analysis on Auto Glass Industry Chain
- Major Driving Forces and Market Opportunities in Auto Glass Industry
- Risks and Challenges Faced by Auto Glass Industry
- Analysis on Supply and Demand in China's Auto Glass Industry
- Market Competition Status of Auto Glass Industry
- Production Cost Trend and Price Trend of Auto Glass
- Major Auto Glass Manufacturers of Global Market
- Prospect of Auto Glass Industry, 2018-2022
Chapter ONE Relevant Concepts of Auto Glass Industry
1.1 Definition and Classification of Auto Glass
1.2 Constitution of Auto Glass Industry Chain in China
1.3 Manufacturing Process of Auto Glass
Chapter TWO Development Environment of Auto Glass Industry in China, 2013-2017
2.1 Economic Environment
2.1.1 Global Economy
2.1.2 Chinese Economy
2.2 Policy Environment
2.2.1 Relevant Policies in Automobile Industry in China
2.2.2 Relevant Policies in Auto Glass Manufacturing Industry in China
2.2 Development Status of Automobile Industry in China
Chapter THREE Development Status of Auto Glass Industry in China, 2013-2017
3.1 Production Status
3.1.1 Analysis on Production Capacity
3.1.2 Analysis on Production Volume
3.1.3 Production Cost Trend and Price Trend
3.2 Market Demand Status
3.2.1 Overall Demand
3.2.2 Demand of OEM Market
3.2.3 Aftermarket Demand
3.3 Analysis on Import and Export of Auto Glass in China
3.3.1 Analysis on Import
3.3.2 Analysis on Export
Chapter FOUR Competition Status of Auto Glass Industry in China, 2015-2017
4.1 Barriers to Entry
4.2.2 Technological Barriers
4.1.2 Capital Barriers
4.1.3 Sales Channel Barriers
4.2 Competition Structure of Auto Glass Manufacturing Industry in China
4.2.1 Bargaining Power of Raw Material Suppliers of Auto Glass
4.2.2 Bargaining Power of Clients of Auto Glass
4.2.3 Internal Competition of Auto Glass Industry
4.2.4 Potential Entrants of Auto Glass Industry
4.2.5 Substitutes of Auto Glass
Chapter FIVE Major Auto Glass Manufacturers in Global Market, 2015-2017
5.2 NSG Group
5.3 NSG Pilkington
5.4 Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd. (Fuyao)
5.5 AGC Group
5.6 CGC Group
5.9 Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (XYG)
5.10 Shanghai Yaohua Pilkington Glass Group Co., Ltd. (SYP)
5.11 Jiangsu Tiemao Glass Co., Ltd. (TM GLASS)
5.12 Shanxi Lihu Glass Co., Ltd. (Li Hu Group)
Chapter SIX Prospect of Auto Glass Industry in China, 2018-2022
6.1 Factors Influencing Development of the Industry
6.1.1 Driving Forces and Market Opportunities
6. 1.2 Risks and Challenges
6.2 Forecast on Production Capacity and Production Volume
6.2.1 Forecast on Production Capacity
6.2.2 Forecast on Production Volume
6.3 Forecast on Demand
6.3.1 Forecast on Overall Demand
6.3.2 Forecast on Demand in Niche Markets
6.4 Prospect of Development of Automotive Glass Industry in China
Selected Charts (Data Updated on a Quarterly Basis)
Chart Industry Chain of Auto Glass
Chart Major Auto Glass Manufacturers and Clients in Global Market
Chart Relevant Policies in China Auto Component Industry
Chart Relevant Policies and Regulations in China Glass Fiber Manufacturing Industry
Chart Production of Auto Glass in China, 2012- 2016
Chart Market Size of Auto Glass in China, 2012- 2016
Chart Trend of Consumption of Auto Glass per Vehicle
Chart Size of Auto Glass OEM Market in China, 2013-2017
Chart Size of Auto Glass Aftermarket in China, 2013-2017
Chart Export of Auto Glass in China, 2015-2016
Chart Cost Constitution of Auto Glass
Chart Price Trend of Raw Materials of Auto Glass
Chart Price Trend of Auto Glass
Chart Operating Revenue of Auto Glass in Fuyao, 2013-2017
Chart Operating Revenue of Auto Glass in XYG, 2013-2017
Chart Operating Revenue of Auto Glass in SYP, 2013-2017
Chart Forecast on Production Volume of Auto Glass in China, 2018-2022
Chart Forecast on Market Size of Auto Glass Industry in China, 2018-2022
Chart Forecast on Size of Auto Glass OEM Market in China, 2018-2022
- AGC Group
- CGC Group
- Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd. (Fuyao)
- Jiangsu Tiemao Glass Co., Ltd. (TM GLASS)
- NSG Group
- NSG Pilkington
- Shanghai Yaohua Pilkington Glass Group Co., Ltd. (SYP)
- Shanxi Lihu Glass Co., Ltd. (Li Hu Group)
- Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (XYG)
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