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Global Infant Formula Market: Focus on China – 2015 Edition

Global Infant Formula Market: Focus on China – 2015 Edition

The market for infant formula is one of the major and fastest growing segments of the overall baby food industry. Infant formula is manufactured food, designed and marketed for feeding to babies and infants less than 12 months of age. All over the world parents are becoming more concerned about the nutritional benefit of pediatric foods and breast-milk supplements.

The report “Global Infant Formula Market” provides an in-depth analysis of the infant formula market along with a detailed study of its various segments. The major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. The four major players in the industry, Nestlé SA, Danone S.A., Mead Johnson Nutrition and Abbott Laboratories are being profiled.

The key factors driving the growth of the infant formula industry are rapid growth of e-commerce in the Chinese market, growth in urbanization, increasing globalization and growing global GDP. Some of the noteworthy trend and developments of this industry are growth in organized retailing, growing demand of organic baby food and increased penetration of infant formula in China. However, the expansion of global infant formula market is being hindered by rising competition, adverse effect of increases in commodity prices and regulatory issues.

The developing world, especially the Asia and Pacific region has provided the headroom for the global market expansion. Among various regions, China is one of the prominent markets for infant formula.

By combining SPSS Inc.’s data integration and analysis capabilities with our relevant findings, we have predicted the future growth of the industry. We employed various significant variables that have an impact on this industry and created regression models with SPSS Base to determine the future direction of the industry. Before deploying the regression model, the relationship between several independent or predictor variables and the dependent variable was analyzed using standard SPSS output, including charts, tables and tests.

1. Market Overview
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Value Chain
2. Baby Food/Infant Nutrition Market
2.1 Global Infant Nutrition Market
Market Value
Regional Breakdown
Market Segmentation by Value/Volume
2.2 Global Infant Formula Market
Market Value
Regional Breakdown
Regional Growth Comparison
Market Segmentation
2.2.1 China
Market Value
Market Volume
Key Segments
Distribution Channels
3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Key Trends and Developments
3.1.1 Increase in Organized Retailing
3.1.2 Rising Penetration of Infant Formula in China
3.1.3 Growing Demand for Organic Baby Food
3.1.4 Growing Number of Infants
3.1.5 Demand for Eco-friendly Packaging
3.1.6 Decline in Price Segment
3.1.7 Infant Formula Manufacturers’ Mark-up
3.1.8 Government Scrutiny on Formula Pricing
3.2 Growth Drivers
3.2.1 Growth of E-Commerce in the Chinese Formula Market
3.2.2 Rapid Growth of Urbanization in China
3.2.3 Increasing Globalization
3.2.4 Economic Growth
3.2.5 Growth of Alpha-lactalbumin (α-lactalbumin) Market
3.2.6 Loosened One Child Policy
3.3 Issues and Challenges
3.3.1 Negative Effect on Quality
3.3.2 Adverse Impact of Increases in Commodity Prices
3.3.3 Regulatory Issues
3.3.4 Rising Competition
3.3.5 Ecological Argument
4. Competitive Landscape
Financial Comparison
Global Market Share
4.1 Regional Markets
4.2 Other IMF Markets
5. Company Profiles
5.1 Nestlé S.A.
5.1.1 Business Overview
5.1.2 Financial Overview
5.1.3 Business Strategies
5.2 Danone S.A.
5.2.1 Business Overview
5.2.2 Financial Overview
5.2.3 Business Strategies
5.3 Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.
5.3.1 Business Overview
5.3.2 Financial Overview
5.3.3 Business Strategies
5.4 Abbott Laboratories
5.4.1 Business Overview
5.4.2 Financial Overview
5.4.3 Business Strategies
6. Market Outlook
6.1 Market Forecast
6.2 Forecast Methodology
6.2.1 Dependent and Independent Variables
6.2.2 Correlation Analysis
6.2.3 Regression Analysis
List of Charts
Infant Formula Value Chain
Global Baby Food/Infant Nutrition Market (2008-2014)
Global Infant Nutrition Market Share by Region (2014)
Global Infant Nutrition Market Segmentation by Volume (2014)
Global Infant Nutrition Market Segmentation by Value (2014)
Global Baby Food Retail Value (2014E)
Global Infant Formula Market (2007-2015E)
Global Infant Formula Market Growth (2014-2019E)
Global Infant Formula Market Share by Region (2014)
Global Infant Formula Market Segmentation (2014)
China’s Infant Formula Market by Value (2007-2015E)
China’s Infant Formula Market by Volume (2008-2015E)
China’s Infant Formula Market Segmentation (2014E)
China’s Breast-Feeding Rates vs. Other Markets (2014)
China’s Infant Formula Sales by Distribution Channel (2014)
China’s E-commerce Infant Nutrition Sales Share by Segment (2014)
Penetration of Infant Formula, China (2008-2014, 2020E)
Global Number of Infants and New Births (2008-2017E)
Market Growth to Shift to Mid-to-High Tiers (2009-2018E)
Infant Formula – Retail Price Breakdown by Value Chain
Growth of E-commerce in Chinese Infant Formula Market (Jan11-Jan16E)
Urbanization in China (2005-2014E)
Global GDP (2006-2013)
Population of New Borns in Two Scenarios, China (2013-2017E)
Global Infant Formula Market Share by Company (2014)
Global Infant Nutrition Market Share by Company (2014)
Chinese IMF Market Share by Company (Jan 2014)
Chinese Baby Food Market Share by Company (2014E)
Consolidation of the Chinese Infant Formula Market (2009/2014)
IMF Market Share in Select Countries (2014E)
IMF Market Share in Select Countries (2014E)
Nestlé S.A. Revenues by Business Segments (2014)
Nestlé S.A. Revenues by Region (2014)
Nestlé S.A. Revenues and Net Profit (2010-2014)
Danone SA Group Sales by Business Segments (2014)
Danone SA Group Sales by Region (2014)
Danone SA Net Sales and Net Income (2010-2014)
Danone SA: Early Life Nutrition Division Sales (2010-2014)
Mead Johnson Nutrition Revenue Share by Segments (2014)
Mead Johnson Nutrition Sales Share by Region (2014)
Mead Johnson Net Sales and Net Income (2010-2014)
Mead Johnson Infant Formula Sales (2010-2014)
Abbott Laboratories Revenue Share by Segments (2014)
Abbott Laboratories Revenue and Net Income (2010-2014)
Abbott Laboratories Nutrition Segment Revenue (2010-2014)
Global Infant Formula Market Forecast (2014-2018E)
List of Tables
Segmentation of the Chinese Formula Market
Price Cuts and Fines in Chinese Infant Formula
Financial Comparison of Key Players (2014)
Dependent & Independent Variables (2009-2014)
Correlation Matrix
Model Summary – Coefficient of Determination
Regression Coefficients Output

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