An exclusively Integrated platform - Acomprehensive platform that incorporates B2B and B2C elements, with branding and trade opportunities.
Professional organization - VNU Exhibitions Asia, the organizer of Pet Fair Asia, has been successfully running the pet fair for 14 years, and can offer advanced concepts and broad networking capabilities.
Geographic advantage - Located in Shanghai, the most developed city in China, with its advanced business dynamics.
World class venue - Pet Fair Asia is now held in Shanghai’s World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, offering first class facilities and easy access.
International Pet Industry Summit - The Pet Fair also includes a global networking platform to further support your first steps into the Chinese market
Petfood Forum China- The first ever pet food forum in China Pet industry, bring with new technology within pet food industry.
Concurrent events - We organize a series of wide ranging, simultaneous events to advance the market and maximize your opportunities in this sector.
General information about China Pet Market
Along with the success of First Ever Asian Pet Exhibition at Hong Kong in 1997, Chinese pet industry has entered a new era. During the last fourteen years, the pet products business in China has taken an unusual path from processing to owning independent intellectual property rights. The “pet-owning army”is in a vigorous growth, so that the new term of pet economy outbreaks unprecedented “profit”view and drive.
Pet Market Expenditures in China
By the end of 2010, there are about 150 million dogs and cats in China. The pet economy has reached 2.5 billion yuan, with domestic and export sales of about 40 billion yuan. The number of Chinese pet food has increased nearly 800% in the ten years from 2000 to 2010. It is estimated that Chinese pet economy is likely to reach 15 billion in 2012.
Growing out of nothing, the pet market in China takes less than ten years to be popularly welcomed. However, at present China’s pet industry is not yet a mature industry but a sunrise one. In the future, it must be industrized with the cooperation of pet owners, industry professionals, associations and the media together to learn advanced experience to promote its faster and better development.
Latest Data Analysis of Pet Products Market of China
The Proportions of Major Pet Products Market
According the new round survey by "pet world •fortune ", by August 2011 China’s companion pet market (online and offline transactions) has a total sale of 7.23 billion yuan, 20% more than the statistics in 2008 full-year.
1) Of diploma qualification or above, aged around 30, with monthly income of 3000 yuan and monthly pet expenditures of 300 yuan
2) Shopping habits: pet stores, pet market, online shop
Present Market Situation£º
1) Over 30 agents
2) Over 20 high-end stores
3) 2 standard pet markets£ºBeijing Aisida Pet Market, Beijing Oriental Xin Pet Paradise
4) Nearly 400 retailers: 80 square meters average, 1500 square meters the largest
5) 5 chains£ºCool Di, etc.
North-South Pet Market at a Glance
Shanghai Market??South Market
Compared with price, southern consumers are concerned more about quality and brand. They consider shopping environment and service as an extremely important criteria and love to try new products. Wholesale markets are relatively small-scale and chain stores do not amount to anything, but more high-end boutiques.
More brands will set up headquarters or offices in the Shanghai market, just like those in clothing and cosmetics markets.
North-South Pet Market at a Glance
Beijing Market North Market
North consumers, concerning more about the price, are used to shop in regular stores and accept new products with slow response. Wholesale markets have products mainly in medium-low quality£¬with a considerable customer flow and sales amount at weekends. Whereas, chains are in large size and there’re only a few high-end pet stores.
Pet food sells best in China, about 67% of total sales amount, among which dry food sells 39%, wet food 7% and snacks 21%.
Similar to the consumption habits in overall southern market, southern consumers shop more online and there is a considerable network of people interested in purchasing on commission.
- Of no requirement for qualification, aged around 30, with monthly income of 3500 yuan and monthly pet expenditures of 400 yuan
- Shopping habits: Divided by 40 years old -- those older than 40 go to pet shop, pet market and internet, while those younger than 40 will go to pet shop, group shopping and online shopping
Present Market Situation
- Over 50 agents
- 2 standard pet markets£ºBeiqiao Huaboyuan Market of Shanghai, Honghang Flower and Bird Market of Shanghai
- Over 600 retailers: 60 square meters average, 2700 square meters the largest
- 20 high-end stores: with luxurious decoration, satisfying environment and service
- 5 chain stores: Baoduolai, etc.
Market from North to South
Shan Dong Province---Pet Snacks
Shandong, an agriculture province that supplies a large number of broilers, is the main origin of pet snacks, because it is convenient to purchase the raw material.
Hebei Province Dry pet food
Hebei, Beijing and Tianjing is the main origin of dry pet food, because the surrounding area has a large supply of corm and wheat.
Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai produce a lot of textile products, including: Pets toys, bedding, dry food and wet food.
Whenzhou, with it’s developed leather industry, supplies lots of gnawing snacks.
Guangzhou is the main manufacturing and process base for toys, clothing and accessories.
a contrast to the sale proportions of four main products
China’s Pet Industry Development Tendency
- Online sales with shop sales
- Increasing awareness of brands, competing for better service rather than price
- Focus on R&D£¬products become more valuable
- Personalized high-end services and products are welcomed
- Industry regulation is urgently required
- Generally improve the qualities of employees
A Burgeoning Online Market
Along with the deepening development of internet, there’s a change of world economic environment. Because consumers nowadays value efficiency as well as quality, online shopping becomes popular among people of all walks of life everywhere in the world.
After a few years development, pets related products become popular online. According to the statistics from Taobao, pets category accounts for 7% of the total. So, it’s obvious that pet industry is burgeoning online with the increase of pets number and the increasing advantage of online economy.
Lets do a statistic analysis with Taobao as an example.
In Taobao, pets are divided into categories of dog, cat, aquatic animal, rabbit, hamster and other small pets, reptile and bird. Dog and cat, with a percentage of 56% and 18% respectively, rank No. 1 and No. 2. They are followed by hamster and other small pets, bird and reptile.