China’s rapidly expanding aviation industry presents many opportunities for U.S. exporters, particularly in the market for aircraft parts. U.S. companies are well positioned to export high quality aircraft parts to meet the demand of China’s ever growing fleet of aircraft. Airlines, distributors, aircraft manufacturers and subassembly operations, as well as maintenance and repair companies, all represent viable market entry channels.
Why Enter China?s Aviation
China?s rapidly expanding aviation industry
presents many opportunities for U.S. exporters,
particularly in the market for aircraft parts. U.S.
companies are well positioned to export high
Parts and Components
quality aircraft parts to meet the demand of China?s
ever growing fleet of aircraft. Airlines, distributors,
Upcoming Trade Shows:
aircraft manufacturers and subassembly operations,
as well as maintenance and repair companies, all
represent viable market entry channels.
Dates: March 8-10, 2011
Opportunities and Trends
Venue: AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong
? China?s import market for aircraft parts and
components is valued at more than $1 bi Website: http://www.asianaerospace.com llion and
has quadrupled in size over the past 10 years.
The 9 China (Zhuhai) Airshow
? By 2025, China is expected to increase its fleet by
Date: November 13 - 18, 2012
1500 commercial aircraft. Nearly three quarters of
new purchases will include regional jets and
Venue: Zhuhai Air Show Center, Zhuhai
single-aisle aircraft, with the remainder including
twin-aisle passenger aircraft for long-haul flights
and other larger aircraft to serve China?s
expanding cargo industry.
? The Commercial Aircraft Company of China
(COMAC), is solely responsible for the production
of commercial aircraft in China. COMAC
produced the ARJ 21 (70-90 seats), a regional
?feeder? aircraft, and next plans to manufacture a
jumbo aircraft, named the C919. The C919 is
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expected to provide numerous opportunities for
U.S. parts and components suppliers.
Lena Yang & Andrew Gately
? In the first five months of 2009, U.S. aircraft
U.S. Commercial Service
exports comprised 49.9% of China?s imported
American Consulate General Guangzhou
? Three of China?s major airlines are headquartered
in South China.
Phone: (86-20) 8667-4011 ext. 612
? China Southern, China?s largest airline
Fax: (86?20) 8666?6409
? Hainan Airlines, China?s largest privately-
? Shenzhen Airlines, one of China?s most
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