Market Research Report
Assessment of China's Market for Inks
|Published by||GCiS China Strategic Research||Product code||339540|
|Published||Content info||281 Pages
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|Assessment of China's Market for Inks|
|Published: June 11, 2015||Content info: 281 Pages||
This LPS provides an in-depth understanding of the market for ink in Mainland China. The survey was conducted in 1H2015. Analysis focuses on domestic sales of ink, split into a total of five product categories (lithographic ink, gravure ink, flexographic ink, screen & textile ink and letterpress ink). A quantitative and qualitative assessment of the following is included:
The following figure shows a breakdown of the interviews conducted for this study.
The market grew by 4.6% in 2014, and will continue to expand over the next five years.
Lithographic Ink : applicable to lithography printing. Lithographic printing ink on market is mostly offset printing ink.
Gravure Ink : applicable to gravure printing, often applied on valuable securities such as cash, share certificate, gift voucher, post stamps, and proof of business credit. It is more commonly used in mass printing in high-quality such as magazines, mail-order catalogues, packaging and fabric and wallpaper.
Screen & Textile Ink . Screen printing is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink-blocking stencil to receive a desired image.. Basically, it is the process of using a mesh-based stencil to apply ink onto a substrate, such as T-shirts, posters, stickers, vinyl, and wood, etc.
Flexographic Ink . Flexographic inks are inks transferred by the process of flexography, primarily used in the printing of packaging materials such as cardboard boxes, corrugated cardboard, paper bags and plastic bags, food packaging, newspapers, and catalogues, etc.
Letterpress Ink . It is a kind of ink used in letterpress printing of books, newspapers, picture album, documents and account books.
The low-end market is saturated, and currently there is very heavy price competition. The high-end market are competing by product quality and innovation. Chinese suppliers are leading with a 68% market share, which is significantly higher than five years ago in the GCiS last survey.