PwC ranked as the number 1 consulting organisation in China for 2016

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Hong Kong, 4 December 2017 - Gartner Inc, the leading research and advisory firm, has ranked PwC as the number one consulting provider in China by 2016 market share in their Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services Worldwide, 2016 report (see note #1 below). Gartner’s definition of Consulting is:  “Consulting services are advisory services to help companies analyse and improve the efficacy of business and technology strategies and operations” (please refer to #2 in the notes section below).

“We are honoured to be ranked by Gartner as the No.1 consulting organisation globally and also No.1 in China. We feel this is true testament of our effort, innovative solutions and the significant role we played in helping Chinese companies in their transformation journeys as our clients navigate this complex and disruptive business environment.  Our strategy to execution solution driven services combined with being client-centric and technology enabled are clearly addressing market needs,” said Shirley Xie, PwC’s China and Hong Kong Consulting Leader.

The Market Share: IT Services, 2016 data found that the China Consulting services market grew 11.2% to just over $5.3 billion in 2016. PwC is number one for Consulting services market share with a share of 14.1% for 2016 YR (please refer to #3 in the notes section below). 

Shirley Xie went on to say: “We provide experience and foresight, from strategy through execution, so that all of our clients can make the best decisions to move their businesses forward with confidence.”

Each year, Gartner analyses and publishes its market share and rankings for the previous calendar year across all technology-related capabilities.



  1. Gartner, Inc., Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services Worldwide, 2016, Dean Blackmore and Julie Short, May 30 2017. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting
  2. Gartner, Inc., Market Definitions and Methodology: IT Services, Moutusi Sau et al, December 14, 2016. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting
  3. Gartner, Inc., Market Share: IT Services, 2016, Kathryn Hale et al., April 19, 2017. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting
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