In recent years, with the steady development of China's economy, national policy support and vigorous promotion, the development level of China's environmental protection industry has been greatly improved, the industry has huge room for development, and the market blue ocean is expanding. In addition, China's environmental investment needs will continue to expand in the next few years.
Environmental protection refers to the general term for various actions taken by human beings to solve real or potential environmental problems, coordinate the relationship between humans and the environment, and ensure the sustainable development of the economy and society. At present, the development of the entire environmental protection industry in China is relatively immature, and the demand for environmental protection investment is huge in the next few years.
First, China's environmental protection industry is developing rapidly
In recent years, with the steady development of China's economy, the development level of China's environmental protection industry has also been greatly improved. According to the "2016-2020 China Environmental Protection Industry In-depth Survey Analysis and Development Potential Forecast Report" released by China Industrial Information Research Network, the market size of the environmental protection industry reached 2.34 trillion yuan in 2011, and the market size of the environmental protection industry reached 4.56 trillion in 2015. Yuan, the average growth rate is about 15%.
Chart: China's environmental protection industry market scale in 2011-2016
Due to the uneven development of China's regional environment, China's environmental protection industry also has regional development characteristics. According to the “2016-2020 China Environmental Protection Industry In-depth Survey Analysis and Development Potential Forecast Report” released by China Industrial Information Research Network, the production of environmental protection industry was relatively concentrated in 2015, with Jiangsu accounting for the largest proportion, accounting for 23.4%, followed by Zhejiang. The proportion is 15.8%, and the remaining areas are all below 10%.
Chart: Regional distribution of China's environmental protection industry market in 2015
Second, national policy support, huge space for industry development
The proportion of investment in environmental protection industry in Europe, the United States, Japan and other countries is generally between 2.5% and 3.0%, while the proportion of investment in environmental protection industry in China in 2010 is only 1.5%. Compared with developed countries, China's environmental protection industry has a larger Room for improvement.
With the gradual liberalization of the market, especially the government-enterprise cooperation model (PPP) has been highly valued and vigorously promoted, China's environmental protection industry will usher in a rapid development stage.
On May 5, 2015, the State Council issued the "Opinions on Accelerating the Construction of Ecological Civilization" and proposed the "five-in-one" guiding ideology for ecological civilization construction, which is to "integrate ecological civilization construction into economic construction, political construction, cultural construction, and society." In all aspects and in the whole process of construction, we will work together to promote new industrialization, informationization, urbanization, agricultural modernization and greening." Ecological construction includes environmental protection and garden construction, that is, on the one hand, increase environmental protection investment, and carry out ecological restoration of the existing environment; on the other hand, strive to build beautiful China through landscaping, and form a new pattern of modernization of harmonious development between man and nature.