China protective clothing market was evaluated at US$2,161.361 million for the year 2019.
The market in China is projected to show robust growth throughout the forecast period. China is the largest manufacturer in the world and is anticipated to hold its position as a market leader throughout the forecast period. The manufacturing activity in this country showed a rapid growth by the end of Q3 2017 as manufacturers increased their output in order to capitalize on strong demand and good prices. The high growth of various end-user industries in the country including oil and gas, energy and power, healthcare and others is one of the prime factors that is anticipated to propel the market growth in the country during the next five years. Furthermore, the rapid urbanization in the country due to impressive economic growth also lead to a boom in the industrial activities throughout the country which is anticipated to provide ample growth opportunities for the key market players to invest in China and gain a competitive edge in the market.
The outbreak of COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease is one of the key factors which is driving the demand for protective clothing in the short run. The outbreak of this disease was extremely intense in China. Extremely high demand for protective clothing across the healthcare industry due to the COVID pandemic is significantly driving the protective clothing market growth in China. According to the report from the World Health Organization, there were around 75,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in China by 20th February 2020.
China protective clothing market has been segmented on the basis of type and end-user industry. By type, the market has been segmented as flame retardant apparel, chemical defending garment, cleanroom clothing, mechanical protective clothing, and limited general-use clothing. By the end-user industry, the China protective clothing market has been classified into oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, healthcare,and government.