Part Two: Sales Analysis of China Regional School Bus Markets in Jan.-Feb. 2013
According to the sales statistics of www.chinabuses.com, it is not balanced for the school bus sales in different regional markets. The sales of the top fifteen regional school bus market shares accounted for 78.81 percent. Among them, the biggest one is Guangdong regional market.
Table Three: Sales Statistics of China Regional School Bus Markets in Jan.-Feb.2013
Sales Volumes in Jan.-Feb. 2013
Market Share in Jan.-Feb. 2013
Market Share in Jan.-Feb. 2012
From above data, it is seen that among the top fifteen school bus regional markets, the school bus market share's difference between the highest one- Guangdong Province and the lowest one- Chongqing Province is not a litter. Besides, the concentration of the school bus market is irrelevant with the economic development of the local area.
The sales of the top fifteen regional school bus market shares accounted for 78.81 percent, which increased by nearly 23 percent over Jan.-Feb. 2012. The phenomenon shows the school bus source is now concentrating on the advantage regional markets.
Part Four: Analysis of the School Bus Sales down in Jan.-Feb. 2013
1. In Jan.-Feb. 2013, the new and old standard on the school buses were alternating. Different areas and their governments' policies on the school buses also differ, which results in the development of the school bus market different in different areas.
2. In March 2013, it is the time for the new government replacing the old one. The purchasing of the school buses mostly depends on the government subsidies. So many schools or end users will delay their purchasing plans.
3. In the early of 2012, there were less than 20 school bus builders competed for the school bus market in China. However, in the early of 2013, there are more than 30 school bus builders who join the fierce competition. The phenomenon shows that the more fierce competition is, the less monopolization.