End User Focus: China’s sanitaryware dominance continues

Published: Thursday, 28 April 2011

In just over 25 years, China’s sanitaryware industry has grown more than 2,000% to 174.1m. pieces. Eileen Hao and Ian Wilson outline the country’s main producers and examine growth challenges for the future

Sanitaryware denotes fitments in bathrooms such as washbasins, toilets, bidets and shower trays all associated with personal hygiene. These items form an essential part of a modern civilised standard of living. However, there are still some 2.5bn people in the world who do not have access to toilets and proper...

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