Published on the 5th every month, Sweeteners China News is a monthly publication released by CCM. It offers timely update and close follow up of China’s various kind of sweeteners market dynamics, analyze the market data and trends. Major columns include market dynamic, company dynamic, raw material supply, price update, import & export analysis, consumption trend & competitiveness.
Following are headline news of the latest issue of Sweeteners China News:
CNRIFFI's stachyose (P80) rated as "national key new product"
Ex-factory prices of sweeteners in China in December 2013
Export overview of some sweeteners and raw materials in China, November 2013
According to China Customs, the export volume of China's cyclamate witnessed a decrease in Jan.-Nov. 2013 over the same period of 2012, probably because of the continuous increase in its export price and the stable demand from overseas markets.
Shandong Longlive opened an online flagship shop at tmall.com in Dec. 2013, seeking to boost the sales of its end products.
Shandong Futaste became the first GMP (2010 edition)-certified xylitol producer in China on 20 Nov. 2013. As China's xylitol market is becoming saturated, and domestic competition has been increasingly intense in recent years, Shandong Futaste will be more flexibly benefited from this GMP certification.
China's saccharin: combined export volume of domestic designated producers decreases in Jan.-Oct. 2013
According to China Customs and CSA, the combined export volume of saccharin of domestic designated saccharin producers witnessed a obvious decrease in Jan.-Oct. 2013, while the national export volume of saccharin showed a slight increase in the same period.
The expiration of US companies' patent protection for neotame would boost the production of neotame in China and also accelerate neotame's replacement for aspartame, especially in view of its obvious advantages like higher sweetness and safety.
The low sucrose price in 2013 resulted in contrasting growth of the net profits of two major FOS producers, namely QHT and Baolingbao. QHT's net profit was predicted to have increased in 2013 over 2012, while Baolingbao predicted a decline in its net profit for 2013.
The construction of the first phase of Guangdong L&P's sucralose project, which has a production capacity of 300t/a, was completed in Dec. 2013. However, the company will find it difficult to make full use of its expanded capacity in 2014.
In 2013, China's HFCS producers have been caught in similar declines in profit margins as in 2012. However, the decrease of sucrose price seemed to be a more decisive factor for the declines in 2013 while the uptrend of corn prices and demand slowdown from downstream fields for the declines in 2012. Moreover, the influence of sucrose price on China's HFCS producers will continue in 2014.
Due to their poor performance in the domestic market, starch sugar producers in China shift the focus of starch sugar sales to starch sugar export in 2013. It is predicted that such a shift will continue in the domestic starch sugar industry in 2014.
The gross profit of crystalline glucose in Shandong witnessed a sharp increase in Dec. 2013 after a drop in Nov. 2013, which can be largely attributed to the increase of the demand from domestic downstream industries and the decrease of Shandong producers' corn purchase prices in this month.
QHT cooperates with GDHA on requirement of doctors and patients for microecological health
National standard of feed sweeteners passes expert examination
Chenguang Biotech announced a patent certificate for stevia in Nov. 2013
Shandong Longlive's technology center rated state-level
China's sucrose price continues to drop since Nov. 2013, owing to the oversupply caused mainly by the inrush of low-priced imported sucrose and the current weak domestic demand.
China's sweetener industry annual overview 2013
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