The China biofuels market, which includes bioethanol and biodiesel, is estimated to reach a production capacity of 10 mn and 2 mn tones by 2020 respectively. Biofuels has huge growth potential in China. Recently, domestic and foreign players have formed joint ventures to start developing second generation biofuels. The government is taking initiatives by investing in the development of marginal land on which non food crops can be grown for the production of biofuels. Demand for clean energy sources along with governments support will drive the biofuels market in China.
The report begins with an introduction of biofuels market indicating different types of biofuels and its respective feedstocks. This is followed by an overview of the bioethanol and biodiesel market including its production capacity and different available feedstocks used for the same. It further talks about the development of second generation biofuels i.e. cellulosic ethanol.
An analysis of drivers explain factors contributing to the growth of biofuels market including depleting and dependency on oil reserves, rising automotive sector, degradation of environment, international partnerships and social impact. The key challenges identified include scarcity of land and water, and food security. Government initiatives have been discussed indicating the subsidies being given to develop the biofuel market.
Competition section provides brief profiles of major domestic and foreign players in the market. The section contains a snapshot of their corporation, financial performance and business highlights, providing an insight into the existing competitive scenario.
Page 1: Executive Summary
Page 2: Biofuels Overview
Page 3: China Biofuels Market
Page 4: Bioethanol Market Overview, Production Capacity (2005-2020e), Available Feedstock for Bioethanol (2005-09)
Page 5: Biodiesel Market Overview, Production Capacity (2005-2020e), Available Feedstock for Biodiesel (2005-09)
Page 6: Cellulosic Ethanol Overview, Cost Reduction of Cellulosic Ethanol (2010e-2015e), Reduction in CO2 Emission
Drivers and Challenges
Page 7: Summary
Page 8-11: Drivers
Page 12-13: Challenges
Page 14: Government Initiatives Subsidies on Bioethanol and Biodiesel
Page 15-21: Domestics Players in the Market
Page 22-24: Foreign Players in the Market
Page 25: Key Developments
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