On the 22nd, the “2019 China Bicycle Industry Conference” organized by the China Bicycle Association was held in Beijing. The reporter learned from the conference that in the first three quarters of this year, China’s light industry continued to maintain high-quality development, and the total profit of enterprises above designated size increased by 9.19%, 11.28 percentage points higher than the national industry. In the light industry report card, the bicycle industry, especially electric bicycles, is particularly eye-catching. The output of electric bicycles has increased by 20.15%, and the profit has increased by 16.92%. The fundamentals for the continued health and improvement of the bicycle industry have not changed, and a trend of high-quality development is taking shape.
From small to large, the world’s largest production
Zhang Chonghe, president of the China Light Industry Association, said that in the past 70 years, China’s bicycle industry has gone from small to large, from weak to strong, achieving a historic leap.
According to statistics, the annual production of bicycles in China has increased from less than 20,000 at the time of the founding of the People’s Republic of China to more than 80 million. Electric bicycles are not only pioneered in China, they have also developed from scratch. The current average annual output exceeds 30 million. With an annual output value of more than 100 billion yuan, it has created another “world first”.
At present, China has nearly 400 million bicycle bicycles and 300 million electric bicycles, ranking first in the world.
Liu Suwen, Chairman of the China Bicycle Association, said that China’s bicycles, electric-assisted bicycles and electric bicycles have exported more than 1 billion vehicles and entered more than 160 countries and regions around the world, providing more choices for local people to travel conveniently. At the same time, the scale of Chinese bicycle companies ’overseas investment and factory expansion has expanded, not only providing talents, funds, and technology to the host country, but also increasing local employment and taxation, and benefiting the local people’s livelihood.