When it comes to China LED market, how can we miss Guzhen, Zhongshan. According to the Chinese corporate database, QiChaMao, as of March 2023, LED lighting enterprises in China are primarily concentrated in the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta regions, with the highest number in Guangdong Province, totaling 10,157 companies. Among them, Zhongshan City boasts 7,767 enterprises. As the “China Lighting Capital,” Guzhen is an industrial cluster with its lighting sales accounting for over 70% of the national market share. In the first nine months of this year, Guzhen’s exports reached 6.108 billion yuan, marking a 44.9% year-on-year increase.
Guzhen Wholesale Lighting Market
The lighting wholesale markets in Guzhen are primarily located in Times Square, the World Trade Lighting Expo Center, and Century Lighting Square. Some well-known lighting markets include Times Lighting City, Century Lighting City, Modern Lighting City, and Oriental Baisheng Lighting City
Times Lighting Square is a luxurious, integrated commercial property that combines business, leisure, entertainment, and accommodation. With a building area of 79,000 square meters and 25 floors, the first to ninth floors host a vast lighting market. The tenth to twenty-fifth floors house a five-star business hotel, complete with facilities like a swimming pool, meeting rooms, dining options, and a fitness center. What sets Lampdo Times Lighting Square apart are its three distinctive features: firstly, it’s the unique, large-scale lighting superstore in Guzhen; secondly, it’s the first commercially managed commercial property in Guzhen, offering unified business services and professional integrated marketing channels; and lastly, it’s the first commercial plaza in Guzhen with complete amenities, including Western and Chinese restaurants, a business hotel, and more. It’s a comprehensive facility with a full range of services.
Address: No. 12, Xinxing Middle Road, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City
Century Lighting Square boasts advanced hardware and features a relaxation area with central air conditioning operating throughout the day. It’s one of the pioneering mall-style lighting showrooms in Guzhen, with the first handrails and escalators, enhancing the scale and professionalism of lighting operations in Guzhen. Located on the “Lighting Street” of Guzhen, at No. 56 Xinxing Middle Road, right across from Gangdong Archway, Century Lighting Square stands tall at ten stories high. It covers a total operational area of 20,000 square meters, housing over 100 shops primarily dedicated to mid-to-high-end lighting brands. With a diverse range of products spanning lighting, art, home illumination, and more, it establishes itself as a professional lighting trading platform for exquisite products.
Address: No. 56 Xinxing Middle Road, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City (opposite Gangdong Archway)
World Trade Lighting Expo Center is strategically located in the core commercial district of Guzhen. It predominantly deals in high end lighting brands, serving as a comprehensive marketplace that combines displays, sales, and logistics. The expo center, situated at levels 1 to 3 of Yiting Haoyuan on Zhongxing Avenue, spans over 51,000 square meters. It’s divided into two main areas, A and B, which incorporate functions such as professional markets, exhibitions, experiences, and logistics. The aim is to create a one-stop experiential shopping platform and wealth creation platform, known for its outstanding, large-scale property construction.
Address: Levels 1-3, Yiting Haoyuan, Zhongxing Avenue, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City
Oriental Baisheng Lighting Square is located at 1 Zhongxing Avenue, Guzhen Town. It’s conveniently situated, with Guzhen Light Rail Station and the highway just 5 to 15 minutes away. With full facilities and an elegant environment, it covers a main building with 26 floors, occupying 28,000 square meters of land and boasting a total construction area of 139,900 square meters. The square offers accommodation, dining, entertainment, and conference reception services. The hotel at the square is inspired by Guzhen’s rich lighting culture and aims to represent the charm of Guzhen’s lighting in a miniature form, making it the first business concept hotel in China with “lighting culture” as its theme.
Address: No. 1 Zhongxing Avenue, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City
Huayi Lighting Square includes a lighting and illumination industrial park with an area of 200,000 square meters and a flagship store operating area of over 20,000 square meters. It has successfully established a systematic industrial chain for research and development, production, sales, and after-sales service of lighting products, light sources, accessories, and related items. As a lighting display, design, sales, and integrated commercial MALL platform complying with national standards, Huayi International Lighting Square adopts a “1+5” comprehensive support model. It revolves around the International Lighting Square, complemented by a business marketing headquarters, a five-star hotel and business hotel, a leisure and entertainment center, a conference center, and a global food plaza, offering a one-stop lighting purchasing service for domestic and international buyers.
Address: No. 38, Gangdong Road, Qijiang Road Section, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City
Ruifeng Lighting City holds significant sway in the national lighting market. Situated at the intersection of Zhongxing Avenue and Caoxing West Road in Guzhen, it’s another modern specialized accessory (housing, pcb ) market in the Zhongshan lighting market. The market covers an area of 100,000 square meters and has a building area of 110,000 square meters, accommodating over 1,000 lighting accessory enterprises.
Address: Middle of Zhongxing Avenue, Zhongshan City (Guangdong Province)
The first four are mainly for decorative lighting. The last two are for lights housing , pcb and other accessories. Do not need to visit all the market, If you carefully visit 1-2 markets, that will be enough for you sourcing led light from China.
Any other Famous Lighting Market in China?
Yiwu City is the largest small commodity distribution center and one of the significant lighting fixture production bases in China. It boasts nearly 3,000 lighting fixture enterprises with an annual output value reaching 20 billion RMB, and an export volume of 1 billion USD. The lighting fixtures produced in Yiwu City are known for their energy efficiency, environmental friendliness, fashion, and innovation, and they are exported to countries and regions including Europe, America, the Middle East, and Africa. Additionally, Zhejiang Province’s small commodity cities and specialized markets serve as important trading platforms for lighting fixtures.
Changzhou City in Jiangsu Province is a significant electronic information industry base and a renowned lighting fixture production hub in China. As a prominent lighting fixture production center, Changzhou City holds a pivotal position in the manufacturing industry and is a crucial base for the lighting fixture sector. The lighting fixture enterprises in Changzhou City primarily manufacture home lighting, but they also encompass other areas such as landscape lighting, cultural art pieces, and architectural lighting. The high-quality lighting fixture raw materials and advanced processing equipment in Jiangsu Province contribute to the longer lifespan of their products. Therefore, Changzhou City in Jiangsu Province is one of China’s important regions in the lighting fixture industry
Guangdong is one of China’s major lighting fixture production bases, and its LED industry cluster has a leading development advantage. Beside zhongshan Guzhen, Shenzhen, as one of the largest LED industry clusters in the country, has made significant contributions to the Chinese LED lighting industry. LED lighting factories from Guangdong Province enjoy a good reputation in both domestic and international markets and are often referred to as the “Lighting Capital of China.”
Which City will you go for your lighting city ? If you plan visit guangdong, contact us , we can be your guide and booking hotel for you. Our factory is located in zhongshan, but office are at shenzhen. We only buy housing and other accessories from zhongshan. For driver , we only use well-known brand like LiFud, Eaglerise, Philips, Meanwell. Forled chip, we bought from shenzhen lauched company to ensure you top quality.
What should you pay attention to when going to Guzhen to inspect the lighting market?
- It’s best to go with someone familiar with the area as transportation in Guzhen is not very well-developed.
- Be cautious of extremely low-priced products. Remember, you get what you pay for. Overstating wattage has become an industry norm. Lighting fixtures made with insufficient copper content can lead to inconsistent processing quality, reduced product warranties, and issues like pitting, black spots, corrosion, and copper cracking in the long run.
- Always visit the factories in person. Since Zhongshan has many manufacturers and storefronts, if you want competitive prices, you need to go to the source.
- Pay attention to product consistency.
- Competition in the Guzhen lighting industry is intense, and some unscrupulous businesses may do something you can not imgine to survive. So, don’t blindly pursue low prices.
Development History of the LED Lighting Industry in China
Since foreign brands entered China in 1995, China’s lighting technology has begun to spread and grow rapidly. Starting from 2009, in the field of technology, China’s LED industry has rapidly extended upstream from the application end of the industrial chain, leading to the development of chips with independent intellectual property rights. From 2016 to the present, China’s LED lighting industry has reached new heights in technology, introducing products and technological solutions related to full spectrum lighting, healthy lighting, plant lighting, automotive lighting, IR/UR, Micro/MiniLED, LiFi, and more.The Current Status of the Lighting Industry
The Current Status of the Lighting Industry
Fluctuations and Changes in the Overall Output Value of the LED Lighting Industry
Currently, the penetration rate of general LED lighting in China has reached a high level, and the semiconductor lighting industry has transitioned from high-speed growth to a period of moderate to slow growth. From 2015 to 2022, the overall scale of the LED lighting industry in China initially increased, reached its peak, and then exhibited fluctuating trends. In 2021, due to continued domestic economic recovery and the sustained effect of export substitution, the annual output value of the LED lighting industry reached a historic high of 777.3 billion RMB, with a year-on-year growth of 10.8%. In 2022, influenced by the slowdown in macroeconomic growth and weaker export effects, the output value of the LED lighting industry was 675 billion RMB, representing a year-on-year decrease of 13.16%. In the segmented markets of the LED lighting industry in 2022, the output value for LED epitaxial chips was 28.1 billion RMB, the packaging market was 77.8 billion RMB, and the application market was 569.1 billion RMB.
There is a significant difference in product pricing
Based on incomplete statistics, looking at the prices of LED lighting products from certain brands, there is a significant price difference among different products and power levels. Ceiling lights for home lighting fall into the high-end pricing range, with prices ranging from approximately 19.8 to 4999 yuan. Next are LED desk lamps, which often include smart and eye protection features, and their price range mostly falls within the hundred-yuan range, with some high-end products exceeding a thousand yuan. LED light bulbs, tubes, and spotlights have lower unit prices and are mainly used for industrial and landscape lighting, often purchased in larger quantities at once.
Industry Development Prospects and Trend Forecast
Health lighting and green lighting are becoming the future directions for development.Based on the average annual growth rate of 1.3% in the Chinese LED lighting industry market size from 2017 to 2022, it is estimated that by 2028, the market size of the Chinese LED lighting industry will reach 460.4 billion yuan.
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