International Trade

French beauty trade with China hit an all-time high in 2021, representing €1.9bn in business, with the APAC country now the 'leading destination' for exports [Getty Images]

French beauty achieves ‘record’ year in 2021 exports: FEBEA

By Kacey Culliney

International trade of French beauty and personal care products was up 2.5% in 2021 versus 2019, largely due to rising trade of makeup, face care and perfumes and record growth rates in exports to China and the US, says the French Federation for Beauty...

Henkel to invest in Egypt as it eyes expansion

Henkel to invest in Egypt as it eyes expansion

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Personal care product producer Henkel will invest LE 300 million (€34.7 million) into its Port Said facility and its new factory in Egypt, according to the Industry and Trade Minister, in a move that will hopefully boost the economy.

TTIP US - EU trade talks look positive

EU-US trade talks look positive, and cosmetics is on the agenda

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The European Commission will host a sixth round of EU-US trade talks next month on a new trade and investment deal, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP; and the outlook is positive as Europe is in a strong position.

U.S. Commercial Service initiative to launch at Cosmoprof

U.S. Commercial Service initiative to launch at Cosmoprof

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The U.S. Commercial Service is assisting and supporting Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna with a team of cosmetic industry staff from US-based and international offices to execute two-client focused programs: International Buyer Recruitment and e-Showtime. 

Italian cosmetic industry boosted by exports in 2011

Italian cosmetic industry boosted by exports in 2011

By Michelle Yeomans

According to Unipro, the Italian cosmetics industry association, “exports have reached €2.9bn in 2011, increasing 19 per cent year on year and boosting the industry as a whole by 6 per cent.”

China to lift US cosmetic ban

China to lift US cosmetic ban

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Chinese government
have announced a trading agreement to reverse action taken in China
earlier this year that suspended, on public health grounds, the
importation of US cosmetics.

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