China's demand for tea is gradually increasing, and consumers' demand for tea quality is gradually increasing. IiMedia Research (AI Media Consulting) data show that the size of China's tea market in 2018 reached 215.736 billion yuan, a growth rate of 10.7%, of which the output of green tea in 2018 reached 1.722 million tons, accounting for 63.1% of green tea sales. Some provinces regard tea planting as one of the poverty alleviation industries, further promoting the development of the tea industry. At the same time, the brand awareness of tea has begun to increase in recent years, with the rise of domestic brands of tea such as Dayi tea and small cans of tea. However, on the whole, the concept of China's tea industry is still relatively backward. The "second generation of tea" and the new generation of tea operators are pushing the tea market to develop in the direction of intensification, brand economy, e-commerce economy and so on, and are expected to open up a new pattern of tea market.
With the continuous improvement of the quality of life of Chinese consumers, the scale of China mooncake market continues to expand. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the amount of mooncakes sold in China in 2019 reached 1.38 billion, and the sales volume was 19.67 billion yuan, increased by 7.9% from the same period of last year. Mooncakes have become a major gift in traditional festivals which drives the Gift Economy. In terms of taste, 78.4% of the surveyed consumers prefer traditional mooncakes. However, with the increasing demand for gifts and health of mooncakes, China's mooncake brands are promoted to innovate packaging and taste, launching high-end mooncakes with health, nutrition and exquisite packaging. Currently, health flavor mooncakes are favored by 2.3% of the surveyed consumers. In addition, with the expansion of e-commerce, the channels for consumers to buy mooncakes are more diversified, mainly online and supplementally offline.
China is a big country in tea production and consumption. In recent years, China's tea production and domestic and foreign sales have maintained steady growth. In 2018, China's domestic tea sales were 266.1 billion yuan, up 13.0% year-on-year; China's total tea exports amounted to 1.78 billion US dollars, up 10.1% year-on-year. Although China's tea market is huge, the production enterprises present a situation of large quantity, small volume, uneven product quality, and lack of real leading brands. Driven by the development of technology and the upgrading of consumption, the production of tea enterprises is developing in the direction of scale, industrialization, mechanization and branding. Aiming at the characteristics of non-brand tea market in China, Xiao Guan Tea cuts into the high-end gift market. In view of the pain points of consumption such as non-standard tea quality, opaque price and low brand identification, Xiao Guan Tea has introduced relatively standardized products, and through endorsement by tea-making masters, fashionable and beautiful design, a large number of advertising to enhance brand awareness. It quickly reaped market recognition and tea sales grew rapidly.
In 2018, China's personal care market continues to grow, reaching 261.90 billion yuan. Domestic brands (such as Shanghai Jiahua) saw impressive revenue growth, while some international brands (such as Unilever) saw negative revenue growth. Fabric care products accounted for 63.3% of all home care products in China. The market concentration is relatively high, and the TOP10 enterprises have more than 60% of the market share, among which Libai and Nass group occupy the first and second place with relatively large advantages. Chinese retail sales of tobacco and alcohol products have slowed down in 2018. From January to November of 2018, China's sales of tobacco and alcohol products reached 350.23 billion yuan. Among alcoholic products, sales of medium and high-end liquor, imported beer and imported wine increased by 22.0%, 15.0% and 5.0%, respectively, year-on-year. Chinese snack food market is expected to reach 3 trillion yuan by 2020. In terms of sales channels, e-commerce accounts for an increasing proportion of sales. In 2018, the online market size of leisure food increased by 23.4% year-on-year. Chinese beverage industry continued to suffer in 2018, with beverage output down 13.1 percent year-on-year. However, low-sugar sugar-free, fermented drinks, dietary fiber and other health concept drinks are popular among consumers. With the improvement of residents' consumption level and the increase of Chinese consumers' willingness to purchase high-end FMCG, the scale of China's FMCG industry will continue to rise steadily in the future.
利好政策和市场需求驱动下，全球化妆品行业高速发展，中国成为全球第二大化妆品消费国。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）分析认为，目前中国化妆品行业有四大趋势：（1）“他经济”时代的到来，男士化妆品成为新兴蓝海市场；（2）社交电商的兴起将进一步带动化妆品消费的增长，61.0%的消费者表明社交媒体平台成为他们“种草”化妆品的重要阵地，其中95/00后受到“种草”的概率为76.6%；（3）跨境电商的发展成为化妆品消费的增长动力，在海淘购买商品品类调查中，洗护用品和美容彩妆分别占比50.6%、45.3%，持续受到用户欢迎，小红书、豌豆公主等跨境电商为化妆品消费提供动力支持；（4）高端化妆品市场发展前景良好，iiMedia Ranking（艾媒金榜）数据显示，雅诗兰黛是最受消费者青睐的面膜品牌和眼霜品牌，迪奥则是口红和女士香水品牌中最受消费者欢迎的。
Driven by favorable policies and market demand, the global cosmetics industry is developing at a high speed, and China has become the second largest consumer of cosmetics in the world. iiMedia Research analysis believes that China's cosmetics industry has four major trends: (1) the arrival of the "He Economy" era, men's cosmetics become the emerging blue ocean market; (2) the rise of social e-commerce will further drive the growth of cosmetics consumption, 61.0% of consumers indicates that the social media platform has become an important position for their “grass” cosmetics, and the probability of being “grassed” after 95/00 is 76.6%; (3) the development of cross-border e-commerce has become the growth engine of cosmetics consumption. In the survey of the consumption of goods purchased by cross-border online shopping, toiletries and beauty cosmetics accounted for 50.6% and 45.3% respectively, which continued to be welcomed by users. Cross-border e-commerce companies such as Xiaohongshu and Wandougongzhu provided support for cosmetics consumption. (4) The high-end cosmetics market has good development prospects. iiMedia Ranking data shows that Estee Lauder is the most popular mask brand and eye cream brand, and Dior is the most popular among lipstick and women's perfume brands.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2017年，电子烟成为卷烟、烟丝、雪茄之后销售额第四的烟草品类，吸引PMI、雷诺烟草等巨头布局电子烟产业。在中国市场方面，iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2017年中国烟草消费量占全球44%，而电子烟消费规模仅占全球的5%但消费规模已达40.1亿元，这一巨大的利润市场吸引了中国传统烟草企业、互联网企业、新媒体KOL等共同开拓电子烟市场。截至2019年3月，中国电子烟用户呈现年轻化、男性化趋势，他们更关注电子烟的口感（67.4%）、青睐充电型电子烟（54.4%）、偏好国产电子烟（59.6%）。但是，传统烟草的高额利税、市场监管逐渐趋严、网民对电子烟的整体负面认知可能在一定时期内阻碍电子烟的发展。
According to data from iiMedia Research, in 2017, e-cigarettes became the fourth-largest tobacco category after cigarettes, shredded tobacco and cigars, attracting giants such as PMI and Renault Tobacco to lay out the e-cigarette industry. In the Chinese market, iiMedia Research (Ai Media Consulting) data show that in 2017 China's tobacco consumption accounted for 44% of the world, while e-cigarette consumption only accounted for 5% of the world's consumption but the consumption scale has reached 4.01 billion yuan, a huge The profit market has attracted Chinese traditional tobacco companies, Internet companies, and new media KOL to jointly develop the e-cigarette market. As of March 2019, Chinese e-cigarette users showed a trend of younger and more masculine. They paid more attention to the taste of e-cigarettes (67.4%), favored charging e-cigarettes (54.4%), and preferred domestic e-cigarettes (59.6%). However, the high profits and taxes of traditional tobacco, market regulation gradually become stricter, and the overall negative perception of e-cigarettes by netizens may hinder the development of e-cigarettes in a certain period of time.
As China's edible oil industry enters the stage of revitalization of healthy consumption, the development of China's edible oil industry has entered a new stage. However, the market situation of China's edible oil industry was not optimistic in 2018. According to iiMedia Research data, the price index of China's oil seeds and oils in general declined in 2018, and the wholesale price of edible oil fell more, while the amount of imported edible vegetable oil increased. According to yq.iimedia.cn data, the value of China's "edible oil" in 2018 is only 28.1, and the overall public opinion is negative. With the official implementation of the new national standard policy for edible oil, edible oil leading enterprises have developed towards diversified and high-end layouts, such as Fulinmen's positioning of healthy blending oil, Xiwang Food's main focus on corn oil, and Mighty adopts refined sunflower oil marketing strategy. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that the competition in the edible oil industry will be more intense in the future, and the key to breaking down the category or becoming the key of a small and medium-sized enterprise to break the edible oil industry.
National policies, consumers' health needs and quality of life needs, and the gradual improvement of import and export trade all promote the continuous growth of China's wine market. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the potential of China's wine market is expected to reach 23 billion US dollars in 2021. Wine segment e-commerce platform has attracted the attention of the capital market. In the choice of different types of wine, red wine is the first choice of consumers with 54.6% proportion. 77.0% of consumers drank wine for their health needs. Wine drinking scenarios are widely distributed, including home use, friends gatherings, banquets, business and many other occasions.
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the growth rate of liquor production in China tends to be stable in 2018. The net profit of Guizhou Maotai, Wuliangye and Yanghe Liquor Industry giant companies ranks in the top three, with a significant profit proportion and a significant head effect. In China, online liquor consumers are mainly between 25 and 40 years old, accounting for 78.4% of the total, of which 31-35 years old is the most. Famous liquors are facing fierce competition, and TV and Internet entertainment have become new marketing directions.