their profit when confronted with the low-price strategy implemented by rivals. Actually, notonly QHT but also Baolingbao showed their confidence in the good prospect of the domesticFOS industry. Because of the low consumption volume in domestic downstream industries andits health care effect, FOS will be added by more and more downstream enterprises in Chinato their products.In H1 2013, the Chinese government has released a series of policies to strengthen themanagement on the quality standards of home-made dairy products, especially thehome-made infant formula products, in order to strengthen the confidence of the Chinesepublic in home-made infant formula, as well as strengthen the competitiveness of home-madeinfant formula (for more information please refer to Sweeteners China News Vol.3 July Issue,p15, Strong management on infant formula may improve indirectly consumption of FOS inChina). If the consumption volume of home-made infant formula continues to increase, it canbring more opportunities to domestic FOS producers.It is suggested that domestic FOS manufacturers should grasp the opportunities to explore thedomestic dairy industry, rather than snatch the existing market share from other FOSmanufacturers in China.
HFCS and corn starch expected to get listed as futures in ChinaOperating rate of China's starch sugar industry is at low level in July -Aug. 2013Profitability of China's acesulfame-K producers is at low levelZhaoqing Coruscate cooperates with SCUT on research on starch sugar Luzhou Bio-chem suffers net loss in H1 2013China Starch: proportion of starch sugar in total revenue continues to increase in H1 2013GLG: revenue of stevia sweetener business witnesses dramatic decrease in Q2 2013Net profit of JK Sucralose sees sharp increase in H1 2013Export overview of some sweeteners and raw materials in China, July 2013Shanxi exports more cyclamate though national export volume decreases in Jan. -July 2013Export volume of China's saccharin increases by 3.33% YoY in Jan. -July 2013Overall condition of domestic sucrose industry not as good as it seemsBaolingbao competes with QHT by implementing low-price strategy on FOS salesEx-factory prices of sweeteners in China in August 2013Changzhou Guanghui plans to balance production and sales of aspartame in next five yearsChenguang Biotech: stevia sweetener project expected to come into use in H2 2013CSA announces plan to prevent unreasonable expansion of raw sugar processing capacityShandong Futaste obtains certificate on low-carbon xylitolSucrose revenue of COFCO Tunhe accounts for large proportion while contributes little
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