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In recent years Chinaâ€™s economy has grown steadily and at a fast rate rate, and so has demand for materials to produce everything from automobiles to household appliances. Chinaâ€™s unquenchable thirst for construction has also led to high demand for materials. For Chinaâ€™s numerous ambitious construction projects it is estimated the country is currently using half the worldâ€™s concrete and a third of its steel supply. Therefore, it is not surprising that eight materials companies feature in the Forbes top forty largest companies in China. Below you can find company profiles for the largest materials companies in China.