In April 2011, China introduced the 12th Five-Year Development Plan for printing industry, indicating that by the end of 2015 the gross output value of China printing industry will exceed RMB1.1 trillion, thus becoming the world’s second largest printing power.
In 2010, there were about 106,400 various printing enterprises with 4.46 million employees in China, and the gross industrial output value reached RMB598 billion, ranking third in the world.
China printing industry develops rapidly as a whole, but the sub-industries feature unbalanced development. In terms of scale, the packaging and decoration printing holds the largest proportion, up to 33.3%; book and periodical printing, newspaper printing and foreign trade printing rank second to fourth separately. As far as the growth rate is concerned, label printing, commercial printing, packaging and decoration, foreign trade printing, etc. perform better, while newspaper the worst.
Beijing Shengtong Printing Co., Ltd. Positioned for the high-end publication and commercial printing market, majorly covering fast printing such as large-scale high-end full-color magazines, luxury metro news, mass commercial propaganda materials, etc. as well as high-end color hardcover books. In 2010, its total profit ranked first in Beijing.
Tungkong Security Printing Co., Ltd. Founded in 1996 with a registered capital of RMB 124 million and total assets of RMB1.5 billion, mainly engaged in commercial note printing. In 2010, the operating revenue of coupon printing registered about RMB712 million, up 29.29% YoY, while the gross margin decreased by 0.90% YoY.
Fujian Hongbo Printing Co., Ltd. Founded in 1999 with a registered capital of RMB156.94 million and total assets of over RMB700 million, a leading enterprise in lottery ticket printing industry. In 2010, its operating revenue rose 44.7% YoY to RMB261 million, and the operating income reached RMB103 million, up 12.99% YoY.
Shanghai Jielong Industry Group Co., Ltd. Founded in 1968, with 25 subsidiaries and total assets of RMB2.598 billion, a large printing-oriented group enterprise. Possessing nine professional printing companies, the annual output value exceeds RMB1 billion, wherein the total export achieved USD20 million in 2010
Shenzhen Jinjia Color Printing Group Co., Ltd. Founded in 1996, it is primarily focused on tobacco package printing and sales, the proceeds of which occupied 89.60% of the total operating revenue in 2010. It has explored such non-tobacco package markets as packaging businesses for liquor products and other well-known brand consumer goods, etc. since 2010, maintaining stable performance.