Skin-care sector the largest category in China's cosmetics market, with cream and anti-aging products occupying more than 60% of nation's skin-care sales, according to Research and Markets report

DUBLIN , October 9, 2013 (press release) – Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "China Cosmetics Industry Report, 2013-2016" report to their offering.

Impacted by global economic recovery as well as China's economic growth slowdown, the growth of China cosmetics industry hit a downturn, with the gross retail sales of industrial players above designated scale increasing by 21.5% year-on-year to RMB134.01 billion. At present, foreign brands are still the mainstream in China cosmetics market, with the top three ones coming to LOREAL PARIS, OLAY and Mary Kay which collectively occupy 12.45% of retail sales.

Skin care product is the largest category in China cosmetics market, with the market scale in 2012 hitting RMB 80.48 billion, up 9.9% year-on-year; among skin care products, cream and anti-aging products occupy a lion's share, with the sales standing at above 60% collectively in China skin care product market. As to China's makeup market, it started late but has developed rapidly, with the sales in 2012 grossing RMB23.4 billion, a year-on-year rise of around 20%.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview

1.1 Definition

1.2 Classification

2. Development of China Cosmetics Market

2.1 Supply

2.2 Demand

2.3 Import & Export

2.4 Regional Structure

2.5 Competition Pattern

2.6 Tariff & Policies

2.7 Development Trend

3. Cosmetics Market Channel

3.1 Department Stores

3.2 Supermarket

3.3 Franchise Stores

3.4 e-Business

3.5 Other Channels

4. Cosmetics Market Segments

4.1 Skin Care Products

4.2 Makeup

4.3 Perfume

5. Other Emerging Market Segments

6. Key Cosmetics Enterprises Worldwide

7. Main Cosmetics Enterprises in China

Companies Mentioned

Bawang Group

Beijing Dabao Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Ganon Biotech (China) Co., Ltd.

Guangdong Marubi Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

Guangzhou Huanya Cosmetics Technology Co., Ltd.

JALA Corporation

Jiangsu LONGLIQI Bio-Science Co., Ltd. (Longrich)

Kose Cosmetics Co., Ltd. (China)


Nivea (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

PROYA Company

Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Shanghai Huayin Commodity Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Inoherb Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Jahwa United Co., Ltd. (600315)

Shiseido Company, Limited

Softto Co., Ltd. (000662)

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Tianjin Yumeijing Group

Zhejiang Osmun Group

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