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The Asia-Pacific Food and Beverage Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (August 2007)

  • ID: 656112
  • August 2007
  • 32 pages
  • Mergent
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This report updates the previous Asia-Pacific food and beverage report, focusing on the markets in Australia, China, India, Japan, Thailand and the Philippines
Current Environment - Key Points
- Despite higher energy and commodity prices, interest rates hikes, unfavorable currency fluctuations, political uncertainties and intensifying competition, the sector experienced steady growth in sales and profitability in the first half of 2007
- Growing urbanization and a continuous flow of foreign investment continued to turn the Asia- Pacific into a global production hub, spurring food processing in the region. - The Dow Jones Asia-Pacific Food & Beverage Index did not perform well over the last six months, largely as a result of weak investor sentiment. - Most leading companies in the region continued to flourish despite having to cope with a persistent rise in global oil prices, major currency fluctuations and changes in food consumption patterns
- Merger and acquisition activity in the Asia-Pacific maintained its momentum over the last six months, with several leading companies consolidating their market share.

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Current Environment
- Sector Overview
- Sector Performance
- Leading Companies
- Mergers, Acquisitions and

Industry Profile
- Industry Size and Value
- Sector Investment
- Policy and Regulatory

Market Trends and Outlook
- Third Category Beers Continue

to Shine in Japan
- Food Companies Enter Health

- Market Outlook
Country Profiles
- Australia
- China
- India
- Japan
- Thailand
- Philippines
Currency Conversion Table
The Scope of This Report
Key References
Comparative Data
Reports Coverage

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