• Cruelty free is a both a hugely contentious and polarizing issue for the global cosmetics industry. Despite global trends towards cruelty free best exemplified by the blanket bans on animal testing of cosmetics imposed in Europe and India, China has remained stanchly opposed to implementing a similar ban.

    China Cruelty Free Cosmetics: An Interview With Cruelty Free International

    Cruelty free is a both a hugely contentious and polarizing issue for the global cosmetics industry. Despite global trends towards cruelty free best exemplified by the blanket bans on animal testing of cosmetics imposed in Europe and India, China has remained stanchly opposed to implementing a similar ban.

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  • Shanghai Fengxian District will likely become China’s first area implementing a new imported cosmetic filing and mandatory animal testing exemption program.

    Another Breakthrough for Cruelty Free Cosmetics in China

    Shanghai Fengxian District will likely become China’s first area implementing a new imported cosmetic filing and mandatory animal testing exemption program.

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  • Nurmia Agustina

    4 Pitfalls of the Indonesian Cosmetic Market

      9 Aug 2018  Market  118

    As the 4th largest nation in terms of population and boasting a rapidly expanding middle class, Indonesia undoubtedly offers lucrative investment potentials for the global cosmetic sector...
  • Nurmia Agustina

    What You Need to Know about Compulsory Halal Certification in Indonesia

      11 May 2018  Regulation  549

    Effective from October 11, 2017, the Religious Affairs Ministry (MORA) has founded the Halal Products Certification Agency or Halal Product Assurance Implementing Board (BPJPH) as the sole halal certification body – three years after Law 33/2014 was issued. This agency...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Halal Cosmetics Market Rapid Growth Requires Further Regulatory Development

      6 Mar 2018  Market  610

    Halal cosmetics are a rapidly developing niche of the halal and mainstream market. The 100% natural ingredients commitment of halal products also attracts many non-Muslims. The increased popularity of these products requires development of a regulatory and...
  • Josephine Zhou

    [Conference Exclusive] 2017 China Cosmetic Market Data Analysis and Predictions

      6 Mar 2018  Market  634

    During Sep. 19th -22nd 2017, the China Association of Fragrance Flavor and Cosmetic Industries (CAFFCI) held its annual conference during which market, regulatory trends and forecasts were revealed. Cosmetic sale growth rate shows an optimistic rise in 2017,...
  • Giacomo Cirillo

    Current Trends in China's Male Cosmetics Market

      6 Mar 2018  Market  498

    Male Cosmetic is still an underdeveloped sector of China's cosmetic industry but there is huge room for future development. In this article we will talk about the characteristics of this market and provide a case study of compliance requirements for 2 popular products...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Bright Prospects for International Cosmetic Enterprise in Vietnam

      6 Mar 2018  Market  394

    As an important emerging economy Vietnam is now being recognized as a destination offering great potential for investment. For the cosmetics industry one of the most enticing aspects of Vietnam's market is the significant growth in teenage and young adult demographics...
  • Other

    This annual report encompasses main cosmetic regulatory updates around Asia Pacific countries in 2017, including topics such as importation compliance procedure changes, CBEC...
    $199
  • China

    The report detailed introduces and interprets Chinese major cosmetic regulatory updates in 2016.
    $110
  • Taiwan

    Taiwan's overarching regulation has been under revision since 2015, and hasn't finished yet in 2016. Presumably the most significant change wil be the abolition of pre-market...
    $69
  • Taiwan

    Cosmetic regulations in Taiwan were not subject to any significant changes in 2015. Taiwan Food and Drug Administration did however announce plans to revise the overarching...
    $100
  • China

    China began cosmetic regulatory reform in earnest in 2014. In 2015 the reforms made significant progress. In 2015, China State Council released the second draft of the overarching...
    $170
  • Korea

    Compared to China’s policy of sweeping reforms to its cosmetic regulatory framework, Korea adopts a more gradual approach through the implementation of smaller changes over an...
    $120