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Euromonitor to Speak at Interpets 2017

by and March 11th, 2017

Event Name: Interpets 2017 Date: March 30 – April 2, 2017 Location: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan Event Description: Interpets is the only fair in Pet Care industry in Japan that gathers 27,580 visitors. The Japanese pet market is ever growing with proposals from different industries for new lifestyles with pets and through collaborations between pet […]

China’s Luxury Market Set for Steady Performance Amid Unfavourable Market Environment

by March 9th, 2017

2016 was another bumpy year for China’s luxury goods market, plagued by the long-term impact of the anti-corruption campaign undertaken by the central government and the economic downturn as well as China’s latest effort to curb wrongdoing in luxury consumption in a crackdown on the grey market. China and the Chinese luxury consumer proved once again to […]

Top 5 Bottom of the Pyramid Markets: Diverse Spending Patterns and Future Potential

by March 4th, 2017

Euromonitor International has identified India, Nigeria, China, Indonesia and South Africa as the top five bottom of the pyramid (BOP) markets. This selection was based on the evaluation of the BOP in total number of adults living on an annual disposable income below US$5,000 (on a purchasing power parity, PPP, basis) and a net wealth of […]

Analysing India’s Union Budget for 2017

by and February 25th, 2017

India’s Union Budget 2017 continued its focus on the rural sector and infrastructural activity striving to enhance overall competitiveness, increasing job growth through investment and boosting consumption levels. Furthermore, it focused on increasing the quality of life by empowering several segments of the society and imposing reforms to make the economy more transparent and develop […]

Thailand: A Rapidly Ageing Populace will Continue to Undermine the Economy’s Growth Potential

by February 19th, 2017

Thailand’s population is ageing at a much faster pace than its regional peers. This will aggravate the labour shortage issue the country currently faces and put pressure on public finances, via higher pension outlays and lower tax revenues. Furthermore, a generally poor rate of savings, an inadequate pension system along with Thailand’s culture, requiring families […]

The Impact of the New Administrative Measures on the China Consumer Health Market

by February 17th, 2017

The latest Administrative Measures of Health Food Registration and Filing, issued by the CFDA to accord with the newly revised Food Safety Law in China, were enforced from 1 July 2016, to replace the interim version enforced since July 2005. The new Administrative Measures regulate that only the CFDA accepts the registration applications for new […]