BCAAs Research in China

  • ID: 2646433
  • Report
  • Region: China
  • 29 Pages
  • CCM Information
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BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids), as one kind of amino acids with high value-added, are widely used as the dietary supplement among the people involved in bodybuilding and athletics, as they can promote human muscle anabolism. BCAAs include three types of amino acids, namely leucine, isoleucine and valine.

As a large producer of amino acids worldwide, China's BCAA output in 2012 reached about 4,865 tonnes totally, accounting for more than two thirds of the global output. At the same time, there are many new and expansion projects for BCAAs under construction in China. Nevertheless, the domestic demand for BCAAs is small in China and most demand comes from foreign countries. BCAAs from China are poor in quality compared with those from developed countries. Then how do China's BCAA producers compete with their powerful competitors? At the same time, there are still some BCAA importers in China. Who are they? And why do they import BCAAs to China where the demand for BCAAs is small?

As for China's BCAA production technology, fermentation method has been widely adopted in the production of isoleucine and valine, while extraction is popular in leucine production. Usually, different production technologies will lead to different cost and profit, which together will impact the BCAA's price. In this report, the authors have unfolded the cost and profitability of BCAAs produced with different methods by those key BCAA producers in China.

In China, BCAAs are applied in the food industry as well as the non-food industry at present. Among those application fields, pharmaceutical injection and oral drugs are two major application fields of BCAAs in China at present, together accounting for more than 50% of China's total BCAA consumption. In this report, it has given a detailed introduction and summary about BCAAs consumption at present and in the future to help you understand the actual consumption in China's BCAAs market. Meanwhile, you can get your potential clients from the end users of BCAAs.

The basic data related to output, capacity, import, price, technology, consumption, demand, etc. are presented in this report and the major active manufacturers' profiles are also included.

In order to dig out more information from China's BCAAs market and find more opportunities for you, the authors have done deep research on China's BCAAs market, accompanied by discussion with related experts. Eventually, the findings are presented based on the authors insight.

All the information has been unfolded in this report with the following highlights:

Supply of BCAA industry in China

Forecast on production (2013-2017)

Price analysis for BCAAs in China (2010-2012)

Production technology of BCAAs in China

Import situation (2010-2012)

Demand situation in food industry and non-food industry (2010-2012)

Forecast on demand (2013-2017)

Financial situation and cost analysis of major BCAA producers in China, 2012
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1 Global market trend

2 Market size of supply in China, 2008-2017

3 Market Size of demand in China, 2008-2017

4 Major producers (top 5) in China
4.1 Leucine
4.2 Isoleucine
4.3 Valine
4.4 Expansion plans
4.5 Sales strategies

5 Major end-users (top 5 distributors, top 5 end-users) of BCAA in China
5.1 Domestic BCAAs distributors
5.1.1 Sales strategies and sales channel
5.1.2 List of top 5 distributors
5.2 List of top 5 end-users

6 BCAA price trend in China
6.1 Price trend (2008-2017)
6.2 Key factors

7 Production cost of top 3 producers (leucine, valine and isoleucine) in China
7.1 Leucine
7.2 Isoleucine
7.3 Valine

List of Tables

Table 1-1 Brief historical development of BCAAs in the world, 1819-2007
Table 4.1-1 Major leucine producers (top 5) in China
Table 4.1-2 Product portfolio for top 5 leucine producers in China, 2012
Table 4.2-1 Major isoleucine producers (top 5) in China
Table 4.2-2 Product portfolio for top 5 isoleucine producers in China, 2012
Table 4.3-1 Major valine producers (top 5) in China
Table 4.3-2 Product portfolio for top 5 valine producers in China, 2012
Table 4.4-1 Potential capacity of BCAAs in China, 2013-2017
Table 5.1.2-1 Top 5 distributors of BCAAs in China, 2011
Table 5.2-1 Top 5 end users of BCAAs in China, 2011
Table 7.1-1 Estimated leucine production cost of Hubei Shine Star, 2012
Table 7.1-2 Estimated leucine production cost of Shanghai Ajinomoto, 2012
Table 7.1-3 Estimated leucine production cost of Ningbo Haishuo, 2012
Table 7.2-1 Estimated isoleucine production cost of Meihua Group, 2012
Table 7.2-2 Estimated isoleucine production cost of Yichang Sanxia, 2012
Table 7.2-3 Estimated isoleucine production cost of Wuxi Jianghai, 2012
Table 7.3-1 Estimated valine production cost of Yichang Sanxia, 2012
Table 7.3-2 Estimated valine production cost of Guangdong Star Lake, 2012
Table 7.3-3 Estimated valine production cost of Hebei Tianning, 2012

List of Figures

Figure 1-1 BCAAs global applications by consumption volume, 2011
Figure 1-2 Global retail sales of sports nutrition supplements, 2004-2009
Figure 2-1 Output value and volume of BCAAs in China, 2008-2012E
Figure 2-2 Market volume and value prediction of BCAAs in China, 2013-2017
Figure 3-1 Consumption value and volume of BCAAs in China, 2008-2012E
Figure 3-2 Forecast on demand volume and value of BCAAs in China, 2013-2017
Figure 4.1-1 Market share of leucine in China by output volume, 2011
Figure 4.2-1 Market share of isoleucine in China by output volume, 2011
Figure 4.3-1 Market share of isoleucine in China by output volume, 2011
Figure 4.3-2 Market share of valine in China by output volume, 2012E
Figure 5.1.1-1 Sales channel of China's leucine market, 2011
Figure 5.1.1-2 Sales channel of China's isoleucine market, 2011
Figure 5.1.1-3 Sales channel of China's valine market, 2011
Figure 6.1-1 Annual market price of BCAAs in China, 2008-2012E
Figure 6.1-2 Forecast on market price of isoleucine in China, 2013-2017
Figure 6.1-3 Forecast on market price of leucine in China, 2013-2017
Figure 6.1-4 Forecast on market price of valine in China, 2013-2017
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- Shine Star (Hubei) Biological Engineering Co., Ltd.
- Wuhan Hongbo Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
- Wuxi Enovo Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Wuxi Jinghai Amino Acid Co., Ltd.
- Yichang Sanxia Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
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