Xiamen University

Building for the Future: Selling construction materials in China

For the most part, the construction business in China is run by Chinese parties, and the construction materials sector is no different. China’s rapid urbanization has led to a surge in demand for resources, carrying a variety of economies around the world through a multiyear boom period. The production of construction materials and components from these imports has been largely dominated by local companies, but there are a number of niche markets within that sector where foreign companies have a distinct competitive advantage.      Market