What Will the Latest Round of Tariff Cuts Mean for China Food Importers, Consumers and Local Brands?

The biggest news this week for China food importers, among others, was the Ministry of Finance’s announcement that it will cut import tariffs on nearly 200 consumer goods, effective almost immediately. Starting on Friday December 1, tariffs will come down an average of more than 50% for 187 items ranging from avocados to macadamia nuts….
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Low quality German import beer big hit in China

德国低端啤酒在中国的成功秘诀 Written by Daniel de Smeth @SilkInitiative Expats in China sometimes notice products on the shelves that make them stop and do a double-take. German beer is one of them. Priced at around RMB 9 per can (€1.28), German beers fall in the mid-range of the market between Tsingtao at RMB 2.3 (€0.33) and Heineken…
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Wine in China

China wine imports rebound in 2015, shows data Written by Sylvia Wu – @Decanter Fresh figures show that China’s wine import market has rebounded strongly in volume and value in the first nine months of 2015, driven by French and Australian wines. Bottled wine imports rose by 38.7% in volume to 297.7m litres and by…
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