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The Asia-Pacific Food and Beverage Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (February 2004) Product Image

The Asia-Pacific Food and Beverage Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (February 2004)

  • Published: February 2004
  • 36 pages
  • Mergent

Current Environment - Key Points
- The current outbreak of bird influenza in Asia is having a devastating impact on some countries and companies but is foreseen as having less profound effect on the region than SARS, given the poultry industry only accounts for 0.4% of the region's total GDP
- Globalization is pushing development in the Asia-Pacific food industry
With new markets and more competitors, companies are resorting to home-ground resources and advantages to remain competitive
- Recent BSE and bird influenza outbreaks have rattled the Japanese food industry resulting in a slip in most beef and chicken-related company shares
Meanwhile, a rise is reported in seafood and pork-related company shares on growing expectations that such items will benefit from consumers- falling demand for poultry
- Capitalizing on investor interest in Hong Kong-listed Chinese firms, China Green Holdings Ltd set a local record when the retail portion of its HK$192 million IPO was 1,604 times oversubscribed
- Australia registered A$2 billion worth of merger and acquisition activity in 2002
In 2003, activity was brisk in the Chinese food industry with transactions involving READ MORE >

Current Environment
- Sector Overview
- Sector Performance
- Leading Companies
- Merger, Acquisition and
Alliance Activity
Industry Profile
- Industry Size and Value
- Sector Investment
- Government Investment
- Research and Development
- Policy and Regulatory
Environment
Market Trends & Outlook
- Enhancing Food Safety
- The Emerging Markets of
China
- Market Outlook
Country Profiles
- Australia
- Japan
- China
- India
- Thailand
- Philippines
The Scope of this Report
Key References
Comparative Data
Sales Contacts

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