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ISSN : 2233-4165(Print)
ISSN : 2233-5382(Online)
The International Journal of Industrial Distribution & Business Vol.9 No.4 pp.73-82

The Present Situation and Development Methods of the Communication Industry in China

Yun-Tao, Song**, Jong-Ho Lee***
** First Author, Ph. D. student of E-Commerce, Dept. of Electronic Commerce, Kongju National University, Korea. Tel: +82-41-850-8255, E-mail:
*** Corresponding Author, Professor, Dept. of Electronic Commerce, Kongju National University, Korea. Tel: +82-41-850-8257
March 15, 2018. April 1, 2018. April 15, 2018.


Purpose – Before the economic reforms, the Chinese communication industry was poorly developed. After China’s entering to WTO, the Chinese market were gradually opened, domestic companies will be faced with more and more pressures of competition from the world rival countries. As time goes on, the overseas telecommunications companies will occupy the Chinese market with the opening of China Telecommunications market to outside. So this paper focuses on problems and development methods based on the research about the present situation and development methods of communication industry(communication manufacturing industry and communication manufacturing industry) in China.
Research design, data, and methodology – This study analyzed the policies of China’s entering to WTO. This paper observed previous researches and made an empirical research on Chinese communication industry based on the governmental policies, strategies, books and previous papers with several kinds of clear data announced formally by China authorities.
Results – Most recently, reorganization of the communication industry has brought good opportunities for the development of the communication manufacturing enterprises. This paper analyze policy changes of Chinese communication industry, the status of communication manufacturing industry and communication service industry. Finally, this study for further research analyzes the existing problems and puts forward some practicable measures to solve them.
Conclusions - Looking ahead, with China’s rapid economic development and steady deepening of reform and opening-up, the Chinese communication industry is faced with an even broader prospect of development. Chinese communication industry will be become the pillar one in national economy after 10 years development. Foreign communication companies accelerated investment and progresses to Chinese information and communication markets. Positive ones are more foreign investment, export increase, domestic innovation, communication industry made steep growth. But negative ones are obstacles of domestic companies' development and jobless rate increase etc. Second communication manufacturing industry made good development, but computer and TV related industry made decline in growth. Third, market sizes of internet and mobile services are growing but the size of wired communication services is downsizing gradually. To overcome them, the studies of components or parts of communication manufacturing industry are needed individually. Second China Unicom, China Telecom, China Mobile etc. are Chinese representatives. The sales volumes are very similar at the beginning, but now they are different and make big differences. So the analysis about, their differences and its impact, are needed.

JEL Classifications: L60, L63, L88.

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송운도**, 이종호***





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