EU SME Centre and CBBC are pleased to invite our members to attend a half-day training workshop on Cosmetics Market Access Requirements in China.
China is the second largest consumer market for cosmetics industry in the world. International brands have remained in the dominate market position in the country. Whitening products, innovative ingredients and the increasing utilization of e-commerce platforms in China are some of the key drivers in the market.
The workshop will give an overview of China market and its key trends, highlighting the opportunities and challenges for EU SMEs to better comprehend what the most suitable for them are. Classifications of cosmetics will be elaborated for the specific requirements of licenses for diverse types of products. Moreover, a specific session regarding Chinese policies and regulations of the cosmetics market, including pre-market approval and registration process will be addressed.
The training workshop is by invitation only and is free of charge. Places are limited and first come first served. Please fill in and return the registration form below to reserve your place.
For enquiry, please email Margery Sun at Margery.Sun@cbbc.org.cn, or call 021-3100 7900 ext. 139
09:00-09:30 Registration & Networking
09:30-09:35 Opening Remarks – Demi Ping, Sector Head (China), Retail and E-Commerce, China-Britain Business Council
9:35-9:40 Introduction of EU SME Centre – Ingrid Ge, EU SME Centre Standards and Conformity Expert
9:40-10:05 Market Overview – Caroline Bridges, Marketing Manager, China Skinny
- Key Drivers and Market Trends
- Retail Channels and Entry Mode
10:05-10:35 Market Access Requirements – Ingrid Ge, EU SME Centre, Standards and Conformity Expert
- Policies and regulations
- Steps to Export Cosmetics
10:35-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Trade via CBEC – Winnie Xu, regulatory specialist, ChemLinked
- Regulations and Influences to Cosmetics Import
- Case Study (cosmetics import by normal trade and by CBEC)
About the Experts
Ingrid Ge, EU SME Centre Standards and Conformity Expert
Ingrid has 15 years ‘consulting experience in international trade rules and China’s import and export policy.
Ingrid served in the World Trade Management Services team in PwC and China-Britain Business Council, EU SME Center, and has provided trade compliance advice and tax arrangement to a number of world leading MNCs and provided professional China market access advice to European enterprises.
Ingrid received master’s degrees in international economics from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the University of British Columbia in Canada.
Caroline Bridges, Marketing Manager, China Skinny
Caroline Bridges is a fluent Chinese speaker, reader and writer having studied the language, culture and business landscape since her undergraduate studies in the US and China. During her time at China Skinny Caroline has led a number of projects in the food & beverage, FMCG, health, and tourism categories. Prior to joining China Skinny she worked with PR firm APCO in the Shanghai office with clients such as Sanofi, Ford Foundation, Marriott Hotels and Governments. She is a well-regarded speaker about marketing in China and consumer trends.
Winnie Xu, Regulatory Analyst, Chemlinked Winnie is an experienced regulatory analyst in Chemlinked cosmetic team of REACH24H Consulting Group with considerable expertise in cosmetic regulations of China, Japan, ASEAN and Australia. Having attended various industry conferences in China, she has extensive experience inChina cosmetic market entry, especially in CBEC, cosmetic pre-market approval compliance requirements.