Overview of Luggage industry in China

- 2021-09-28-

From January to December 2011, the total industrial output value of China's top leather enterprises was 857.9 billion yuan, up 25.06% year on year, and the growth rate was 1.79 percentage points lower than the same period last year.  Profits totaled 49 billion yuan, up 31.73 percent year on year.  Five-year "is adjust the industrial structure in our country, the critical period of transformation of the pattern of economic development, as a labor-intensive industry, leather industry is faced with difficult choices after rapid development, the pursuit of quantity expansion, the developing mode of low price competition has already begun to the shackles of industry development, in the nation to adjust industrial structure, under the background of the transformation of the mode of development,  The transformation and upgrading of leather industry is inevitable.  Leather products represented by shoes, leather clothing, leather goods, fur clothing, etc., as the backbone of China's leather industry development, during the 12th Five-Year Plan period, its development will present the following characteristics: from the industrial layout, there will be a gradual gradient transfer from the eastern coastal areas to the central, western and northern areas;  From the perspective of enterprise scale, the number of enterprises above the scale will further increase;  From the perspective of product structure, it will further increase the added value of leather products' brand, design, fashion and culture, pay attention to the development and application of new materials, and gradually increase the proportion of high-end products.  According to the market trend, with the rise of domestic cost factors, the structure of export products will be greatly adjusted. The total export volume will gradually decrease from about 70%, but it will still be dominated by export market.  

The luggage market is an important part of the luggage market, accounting for about 40% of the total global luggage market. The global luggage market includes the travel bag market segment, business bag market segment, and leisure bag market segment.  1) The travel bag segment includes travel luggage, such as luggage and trolley cases, and is further categorized by the materials into which the products are made. The three main categories are hard, soft and hybrid.  2) The business package is mainly for business purposes.  Business bags are characterized by the convenience of carrying laptop and documents. Business bags are usually in the form of dragging mobile office luggage, portable briefcase or computer bag.  3) Leisure bags are mainly used for daily life, including backpacks of different styles, women's and men's shoulder bags and draggable luggage bags.  They come in a variety of colors, sizes, styles and materials.  

According to statistics: in 2010, the total retail sales of global luggage market reached 24.7 billion US dollars. From 2006 to 2010, the compound annual growth rate of the market was 3%. It is estimated that by 2015, the total retail sales of the market will reach about 31.6 billion US dollars.  


Bags and suitcases have been clearly classified in the code of international Commodity Coordination System (HS).  The classification of cases and bags in the field of national quality standards is from the point of view of use.  Therefore, the definition of cases and bags in China is not unified with the international classification.