With the transfer of global manufacturing center of the touch panel market in future, it is predicted preliminarily that the shipments of touch panel in China Mainland will be increased further, exceed Taiwan and become one of the regions with the largest shipment in global.
After the brewing in 2007-2010, rapid development in 2010-2011 and total explosion of market demand, at present, the global touch panel industry has entered into maturity stage. Seeing from shipments, two thirds of touch panels in global are applied to mobile phone, which is the main application field. Meanwhile, touch panel enterprises develop in roller-coaster way, having gone through severe product homogeneity, product surplus, price dropping and profit reduction etc caused by the flood of large resources in touch panel industry, under the disorder market competition, the shut-down, merging and integration of enterprises in touch panel industry has begun since 2012, like a mighty wave crashes on a sandy shore, this trend becomes more obvious since 2014, in future, it is possible that the integration of touch panel industry chain will be speeded up overall.
The year 2014 had been a challenging time for the touch panel industry, at present dominated by projected capacitive touch panels. Oversupply has continued to be severe, increasing levels of competition. In results, the profit potential of touch panel manufacturers has fallen across the board, leading an infinite number of firms to post losses. A few have improved their businesses or enhanced vertical integration to be able to carry on, while many others are already moving their business target to profit-oriented from business growth. In 2015 as well, touch panel manufacturers will probably continue to keep exert themselves to survive. Complete report of “Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Touch Panel Market, 2014-2018” available at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/research-and-development-trend-forecast-of-china-touch-panel-market-2014-2018-market-report.html .
Entering 2014, the improvement of the smartphone and tablet PC industry, that had encouraged the growth and development of the touch panel market, has started to slow. The industry for high-end smartphones has contracted, while the marketplace for low-end smartphones priced at $300 or lower is continuing to grow significantly. In the tablet PC industry, 8-inch or smaller sized merchandise priced at $199 or lower have earned popularity, while 10 .x-inch tablet PCs at $500 or more appear to have stopped growing. Today, the virtuous cycle, wherein the touch panel market grows on the back of a continuous growth of the smartphone and tablet PC market, seems to have stopped. Touch panel penetration cost in the notebook PC and all-in-one PC industry also fell low on expectations. But, it is a relief to see that touch notebook PCs with the detachable type factor seem to have been experienced positively in the market.
At present, the major touch panel manufacturers in global mainly concentrate into Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, followed by China Mainland. Statistics data suggest: by the end of 2014, the output value of global touch panel industry was about USD 33.8 billion, up 35.2% over the same period of 2014, the growth rate was large. In overall, the global touch panel industry will enter into the new pattern of all-round integration.
Development in Main Countries and Regions:
At present, Taiwan still is the largest producing region of touch panel in Global. In 2014, the shipments of touch panel in Taiwan accounted for 36.1%, followed by South Korea (16.3%) and Japan (13.8%) successively. These three parties control the speaking right of industry chain by their advantages. In Taiwan, which manufacturers have advantages in mass production, South Korean Manufacturers take the leading position in technology and Japan manufacturers hold key materials. After the rapid development in recent 2 years, by the end of 2014, the global market shares of touch panel industry in China Mainland had increased to 28.5%. In case of any queries on this report, feel free to ask at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=327269 . (This premium report is priced at US $1900 for single user PDF license)
With the transfer of global manufacturing center of touch panel industry in future, it is predicted preliminarily that the shipments of touch panel in China Mainland will be increased further, exceed Taiwan and become one of the regions with the largest shipment in global.
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