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CSA found that profits of domestic saccharin producers decreased obviously in 2011 mainly due to high raw material cost and low selling price.
Output of aspartame in China kept stable in 2011 over 2010.
China's output of sucrose may reach 11.5 million tonnes in the extraction season of 2011/2012, while the consumption is estimated to be 13.5 million tonnes, which may increase the demand for sweeteners.
In March 2012, Zhongdu Sugar started to build its first HFCS project in Qian'an City, Hebei Province, which may aggravate the competition among HFCS producers in China, especially Hebei Province and nearby regions when it is completed.
Operating profit of Shandong Longlive decreased by 7.12% in 2011 over 2010, while the company's profitability is expected to be improved in 2012.
Xinjiang Hengfeng has stopped producing XOS and wants to withdraw from the XOS market due to the high production cost and poor sales performance.
On March 2, 2012, Hunan Weijia's stevia sweetener project was signed up in Shuangfeng County, which may aggravate the competition in Chinese stevia sweetener industry and promote local stevia planting.
QHT's profit decreased in 2011, owing to a significant increase in raw material cost and insufficient cost shifting to downstream clients. However, it is expected to increase in 2012.
The net profit of Global Sweeteners increased by 61.2% in 2011 over 2010. However, the net profit growth may slow down in 2012, because the company may still face some challenges in 2012, including global economic slowdown, continuous cost increase and short-term credit repayment.
China's corn starch price enjoyed an increase in March 2012 due to corn price's uptrend.
Prices of many starch sugars such as glucose and high fructose corn syrup witnessed ups and downs in 2011 and decreased slightly from January to March in 2012.
In 2011, China consumed about 300 tonnes of sucralose, most in beverage and food industries. And it is predicted that the consumption volume will increase in 2012, but the growth may not be obvious due to some barriers.
Welcome to the April issue of Sweeteners China News published by CCM International, a professional consulting company which has been extensively and intently focusing on dynamics of China's sweetener industry.
In March 2012, some listed sweetener companies in China released their 2011 Annual Reports. Through analyzing those annual reports, functional oligosaccharide and starch sugar industries are expected to have a good development in 2012. What's more, net profit of Global Sweeteners Holdings Limited sees an annual increase of 61.2% in 2011, attributed to its obviously increased revenue from starch sugar business.
Besides, domestic corn starch price has enjoyed an increase in March 2012 due to corn price's uptrend. However, the price of starch sugar, a major downstream product of corn starch, has declined a little at the same time due to slack sales during this period.
In addition, the emergence of new sweetener projects is continuing in China in 2012. On March 9, 2012, Zhongdu Sugar started to build a HFCS project with capacity of 1 million t/a in Hebei Province. And Hunan Weijia started its stevia sweetener project in Shuangfeng County from March 2, 2012.
Ganzhou Julong passes acceptance inspection of medicinal stevia production
China imports 235,932 tonnes of sucrose in Jan.-Feb. 2012
Export value of Chinese stevia sweetener sees decrease in 2011
Huaxing invests in xilitol project in Harbin
Angel Yeast to construct 3,000t/d beet processing line
Sugarcane planting area may reach 67,000 ha. in Hainan Province
Profits of Chinese saccharin producers decrease in 2011
China's aspartame output stabilizes in 2011
Inadequate sucrose supply may increase demand for sweeteners in China
Zhongdu Sugar starts to build a HFCS project with capacity of 1 million t/a
Operating profit of Shandong Longlive decreases by 7.12% in 2011
Xinjiang Hengfeng may withdraw from XOS market
A stevia sweetener project to settle in Shuangfeng Economic DevelopmentZone
Profit of QHT decreases in 2011
Global Sweeteners' net profit sees annual increase of 61.2% in 2011
Corn starch price in China increases in March 2012
Ex-factory prices of Chinese sweeteners in March 2012
Starch sugar witnesses slight price decline in China in early 2012
Export overview of Chinese sweeteners in Jan.-Feb. 2012
Import & export analysis of Chinese xylitol in 2011 and Jan.-Feb. 2012
Import & export analysis of Chinese cyclamate in 2011 and Jan.-Feb. 2012
About 300 tonnes of sucralose consumed in China in 2011
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