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Most Women Show Interest in Brand Value and Ethics When Purchasing Cosmetics

Most Women Show Interest in Brand Value and Ethics When Purchasing Cosmetics

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that women prioritize brand value and ethics when buying cosmetics products. Olive Young, one of the major health and beauty store chain in South Korea, conducted a survey of 2,000 female consumers during the period from June 17 to 24 in collaboration with beauty [...]

S. Korea’s Exports of Cosmetics to Russia Jump Ninefold Since 2014

S. Korea’s Exports of Cosmetics to Russia Jump Ninefold Since 2014

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Russia jumped nearly ninefold in 2019 from five years earlier on the back of the growing popularity of Korean pop culture, data showed Wednesday. South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Russia reached US$137.3 million in 2019, up from $15.5 million posted [...]

Cosmetics Lead S. Korean Exports of Consumer Goods to Southeast Asia

Cosmetics Lead S. Korean Exports of Consumer Goods to Southeast Asia

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of high-end consumer goods to Southeast Asia has increased sharply since 2010, data showed Thursday, led mostly by their strong demands for cosmetic goods. The country’s exports of high-end consumer goods, which include beauty and fashion items, along with luxury goods, to Singapore have been expanding [...]

China Biggest Buyer of Korean Cosmetics in 2018

China Biggest Buyer of Korean Cosmetics in 2018

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — China was the biggest buyer of South Korean beauty products last year, accounting for more than 60 percent, a report showed Tuesday. The report compiled by the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) showed that 65.6 percent of outbound shipments of locally made cosmetics products headed to China, Hong Kong [...]

Japan Threatens to Overtake S. Korea in China’s Cosmetics Market

Japan Threatens to Overtake S. Korea in China’s Cosmetics Market

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan is threatening to overtake South Korea’s No. 1 status in China’s imported cosmetics market this year, industry data showed Thursday, mainly on the back of the growing popularity of low- to mid-priced “J-beauty” products. Japanese companies accounted for 25.2 percent of China’s imported cosmetics in the January-October period, [...]

S. Korean Cosmetics Brands Attract Discerning Chinese Consumers

S. Korean Cosmetics Brands Attract Discerning Chinese Consumers

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — As more Chinese consumers are taking an interest in the components contained in cosmetic products, South Korean cosmetic brands are infiltrating the Chinese market using their reputation for using ‘good recipes’. Venndata, a Chinese market research agency, reported that 45 percent of Chinese consumers were found to purchase cosmetics [...]