Manufacturing dominates China’s stock market with over 3,600 listed companies

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2nd March 2024 – (Beijing) According to the China Association for Public Companies, the end of January saw a total of 3,617 manufacturing companies listed on China’s stock market. These manufacturing firms accounted for an impressive 67.5 percent of the 5,358 companies listed domestically. The data highlights the significant presence and influence of the manufacturing sector in China’s stock market.

The majority of listed companies in China primarily operate in sectors such as manufacturing, information transmission, software, information technology services, as well as wholesale and retail. These industries play a crucial role in driving the country’s economy and contribute to its growth and development.

The breakdown of listed companies across China’s key stock exchanges reveals further insights. The Shanghai Stock Exchange had 2,268 listed companies, while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange had 2,847, and the Beijing Stock Exchange had 243, according to data provided by the China Association for Public Companies.