However, Chinese cosmetic and personal care product manufacturers mostly compete in lower-end markets, while the high-end market is dominated by global groups...China has become one of the largest cosmetics markets in the world and ranks second in Asia after Japan. Industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 9.1% in the five years through 2012 to an estimated $12.1 billion.
Chinese cosmetic and personal care product manufacturers mostly compete in lower-end markets, while the high-end market is dominated by global groups such as P&G, Unilever, and L'Oreal. Foreign enterprises have acquired many domestic brands in recent years...In 2008, German manufacturer Beiersdorf acquired 85.0% of shares in C-bons Daily Chemical Co...Nevertheless, no firm, domestic or foreign, has a dominant market share.
Only a few Chinese brands, such as Herborist, are able to compete in the high-end market. In 2011, the State Food and Drug Administration launched strict regulations regarding the safe usage of ingredients and additives and 85 manufacturers in the Cosmetic and Personal Care Product Manufacturing industry in China were forced to stop production...In addition, manufacturers are constantly developing new products to expand market share. Report Key Topics
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