As a direct downstream industry of the dyestuff industry, China’s printing and dyeing industry has achieved repaid development during eleventh five year plan. The production of printing and dyeing cloth has gotten average annual growth of 10.69%. Gross value of industrial output has gotten average annual growth of 15.05%. Sales value has gotten the average annual growth of 15.10%, and sales-output ratio has been maintaining a high level.

   After 2011, influenced by the factors such as labor, raw materials and energy costs, energy saving and emission reduction, growing environmental protection pressures and the whole industry coming into the period of transformation and upgrading and so on, the production of printing and dyeing cloth decrease to 50.953 billion meters in 2015 from 59.330 billion meters in 2011. However, in the printing and dyeing industry, investment in fixed assetst is gradually recovering, The total investment in the industry and the number of new projects have maintained a high stimulation ratio, and the operating income and profits of printing and dyeing enterprises get improved significantly. Therefore, the continuous development of China’s printing and dyeing industry will effectively protect the demand for dye products.

After years of continuous selection and integration of market competition, the concentration ratio of dyestuff production in China gets continuous development. The enterprises with the advantages in scale, technology, capital and competition, such as Zhejiang Lonsen, Zhejiang Runtu, Jihua Group, etc., have developed into the groups whose annual sales are up to billions of dollars. Their total production of dyestuff has ranked among top three in China for years and they have become the world-class printing and dyeing enterprises.