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Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Forklift Industry Report, 2012


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Forklift Industry Report, 2012" report to their offering.

Along with the strong recovery of European and American forklift market and the steady growth of Asian forklift market in 2011, the global forklift industry hit another record high, with order quantity and sales volume attaining a YoY rise of 22.67% and 27.15% respectively.

China is playing an increasingly prominent role in the global forklift market. Since it became the world's first largest forklift sales market in 2009, China has been ranking No. 1 in sales volume of forklift which has constituted around a quarter of the global total.

In recent years, the rising demand from logistics and warehousing has boomed the Chinese forklift market. The total sales volume of forklifts broke 200,000 units in 2010 and 300,000 units (313,847) in 2011, reaching a historic high. In H1 2012, affected by the factors like complicated domestic and international economic situation and the slowdown in the demand for forklift from downstream sectors, the growth rate of forklift industry dropped dramatically in China. However, the demand for forklift from urbanization and mechanization of logistics still remains robust. The total sales volume of forklifts at the end of 2012 is expected to be basically flat with 2011.

With respect to the market segments, electric warehouse forklift emerges as the most prominent product.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Profile of Forklift

1.1 Definition

1.2 Classification

1.3 Upstream & Downstream

2 Development of Forklift Industry Worldwide

2.1 Overview

2.2 Development in Main Countries

2.2.1 United States

2.2.2 Japan

2.2.3 China

2.3 Key Manufacturers

3 Forklift Market in China

3.1 Production

3.2 Sales

3.2.1 Sales Volume

3.2.2 Sales Volume Structure

3.3 Import & Export

3.3.1 Import

3.3.2 Export

4 Market Segments in China

4.1 Internal Combustion Forklift

4.1.1 Status Quo

4.1.2 Key Manufacturers

4.2 Electric Forklift

4.2.1 Status Quo

4.2.2 Major Products

4.2.3 Key Manufacturers

5 Forklift Market Competition in China

5.1 Product Competition

5.2 Enterprise Competition

5.3 Regional Competition

6 Key Manufacturers Worldwide

7 Key Manufacturers in China

Companies Mentioned:

- Anhui HeLi

- Anhui Jianghuai-Yinlian Heavy-Duty Construction Machine

- Crown Equipment Corp.

- Dalian Forklift

- EP Equipment

- Guangxi LiuGong Machinery

- Hangcha Group

- Hangzhou Good Friend Precision Machinery

- Jiangsu Jingjiang Forklift Truck

- Jungheinrich Group

- Kion Group

- Komatsu Utility

- Lonking (Shanghai) Forklift

- Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift

- NACCO Industries

- Ningbo Ruyi Joint Stock

- Shandong Shantui Machinery

- Sino-American Zhejiang Maximal Forklift

- Tailift Qingdao

- Toyota Industrial Corp.

- Xiamen XGMA Machinery

- Zhejiang Noblelift Equipment Joint Stock

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
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Sector: Machine Tools

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