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Alkaline Ionized Water Apparatus Market Trends

Currently there are more than 18 manufacturers who have entered the alkaline ionized water apparatus business. According to the Statistical Survey on Trends in Pharmaceutical Production (from the Health Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Health and Welfare), there are reports that in recent years the total quantity of shipments in the entire industry reached about 300,000 annually, and further expansion of the market is expected.
(Reference) Production Quantity of Medical Substance Generators “Alkaline Ionized Water Apparatus” (1989 - 2007)

(Quantity) Units: Single product

 
Tank-type electrolytic water apparatus (Other)
Continuous-type electrolytic water apparatus
Total
1989
26,545 140,056 166,601
1990
23,458 104,387 127,845
1991
19,401 241,925 261,326
1992 24,205 1,001,105 1,025,310
1993 13,299 947,875 961,174
1994 13,186 322,869 336,055
1995 15,957 230,307 246,264
1996 4,039 253,360 257,399
1997 1,899 269,755 271,654
1998 304 (441,876)
Estimate: 250,000
Estimate: 250,000
1999 337 263,647 263,984
2000 584 263,647 264,231
2001 (945) 295,503 295,503
2002 (700) 427,768 427,768
2003 (309) 353,792 353,792
2004 (310) 375,524 375,524
2005 (200) 291,576 291,576
2006 (190) 369,939 369,939
2007 (121) 263,417 263,417

Since the stated quantity for January 1998 was about 10 times that of a normal month, the value was determined to be unclear and the quantity used for that month is a corrected estimate made by the association.

Graph of the above table (Values rounded off to thousands)