For catalog printing
book printing, China seems to be the hottest place on the global
It is expected by the industry people that China
will be the global leader in printing industry in the near future.
Presently, China has some 1,80,000 printing plants employing 3.4
million workers. Apart from these local companies, government
awards licenses to overseas printing companies that seek to establish
branches in the country. Right from the catalog printing China
to customized printing, China is fast becoming the preferred destination
among the companies globally. At the Second China International
Cultural Industry Fair at Shenzhen, a southern city in China,
Mr. Long Xinmin, director of the General Administration of Press
and Publications, announced that total output value of China's
printing industry in 2005 was RMB 330 billion or $ 41 Billion.
This amount accounts to 2% of the GDP of China. According the
Mr. Lang, output value of the printing China sector is expected
to grow by 8% annually during the next five years. It is being
estimated that the printing industry in China is all set to make
up 2.5% of the GDP in 2010.
Much like the printing industry, packaging China
is also making news in the global scene. At the opening ceremony
of the World Packaging Conference 2006, which was organized in
China, Mr. Shi Wanpeng, president of the China Packaging Federation
announced that output of the Chinese packaging industry reached
over US$ 50 billion in 2005. This amount is 2.2% of China's total
output value. According to Mr. Wanpeng, packaging China industry
was listed 14th among the 42 major industries in 2005. In spite
of these facts, the packaging industry in China still requires
truly international standard packaging facilities.
world class printing and packaging are available in China at much