The China International Nutrition and Health Industry Summit in Beijing attracted 110 global industry leaders representing 60 companies and organizations from November 3 to 4. The summit was hosted by the U.S. - China Health Products Association (USCHPA).
The agenda was filled with 25 speakers from the following organizations: USCHPA, China FDA, China Nutrition Society, U.S. Embassy, Delegation of the EU, Israel Embassy, Wellgenex, Ankang Consulting, China Gate Consulting, TSI Group, Tianjin Free Trade Zone, Shanghai Pharmaceutical, NSF International, Euromonitor, FDA Imports, ExportNow.com, Cardinal Health, Enzymotec, Lallemand Health Solutions, ConsumerLab.com, Capsugel, Unigen, Tasly Group and Brassica Protection Products.
As China moves forward with regulatory reform, China’s overall natural health product industry will expand exponentially. Currently, the market is ranked 2nd behind that of the United States in terms of sales (USD $20 billion compared to $33 billion, respectively).
Earlier this year, specialty retailer Vitamin Shoppe joined the USCHPA.