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China Feed Premix Market by Ingredient Type (Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, Antibiotics), by Livestock (Poultry, Ruminates, Swine, Aquatic Animals) - Forecast to 2021

  • Report Code: FE 1000
  • Publish Date: Jul 2016
  • Number of Pages: 121
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The Chinese feed premix market is growing at a significant rate due to the industrialization of the livestock industry and changing consumption pattern in the country. The market for feed premix in China was valued at USD 1,272.8 million in 2015 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2016, to reach USD 1,655.7 million by 2021. The main objectives of the report are to define, segment, and project the size of the Chinese feed premix market with respect to ingredient type, livestock, and region, provide detailed information regarding the key factors influencing the growth of the market, and strategically profile key players and comprehensively analyze their core competencies.


Years considered for this report


2015 – Base Year

2016 – Estimated Year

2021 – Projected Year



Research Methodology


This research study involves the extensive usage of secondary sources to identify and collect information useful for this technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the Chinese feed premix market. The primary sources are mainly several industry experts from core and related industries and preferred suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, service providers, reimbursement providers, technology developers, alliances, and standard and certification organizations related to all the segments of this industry’s value chain. In-depth interviews have been conducted with various primary respondents, including key industry participants, subject matter experts (SMEs), C-level executives of key market players, and industry consultants among other experts to obtain and verify critical qualitative and quantitative information as well as to assess future prospects.


Breakdown of primary interviews



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The value chain of the Chinese feed premix begins with R&D and product development, in which the selection of source and the quality of the product are determined by the requirement of the product. It also includes the customization of the feed premix products, testing and selection of the source according to the crop type, and also the necessary regulatory approvals. The value chain helps in bringing about co-ordination among stakeholders such as Koninklijke DSM N.V. (The Netherlands), Nutreco N.V. (The Netherlands), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S.), and InVivo Group (France) among others, for smooth business operations.


Target Audience

The stakeholders for the report include:

  • Feed premix  manufacturers
  • Feed premix importers and exporters
  • Government regulatory authorities and research organizations
  • Feed premix associations and industry bodies
  • Animal feed producers and exporters


Scope of the Report

This study includes analysis of value chain, Porter’s Five Forces model, and competitive landscape, market dynamics, market estimates in terms of value, volume, and future trends in the Chinese feed premix market. This report categorizes the Chinese market for feed premix on the basis of ingredient type, livestock, and region.


On the basis of  ingredient type, the Chinese feed premix market is segmented as follows:

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Amino acids
  • Antibiotics
  • Others (preservatives, organic acids, antioxidants, enzymes, pigments, and flavors)


On the basis of livestock mode, the Chinese feed premix market is segmented as follows:

  • Poultry
  • Swine
  • Ruminants
  • Aquatic animals
  • Others (pet animals, birds, and reptiles)

Key take-aways from this report:

  • Chinese feed premix market size in 2015; industry growth forecast from 2016 to 2021.
  • The vitamins segment dominated the Chinese feed premix market and accounted for 34.7% of the total value in 2015.
  • Among all the livestock, swine segment  recorded the largest market value of USD 593.0 million in 2015.
  • Chinese feed premix market: Porter’s Five Forces analysis.
  • Chinese feed premix market: Key drivers and key opportunities.
  • Detailed company profiles of the key feed premix manufacturers.



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Table of Contents                 
1 Introduction                
    1.1 Objectives of the  Study         
    1.2 Market Definition             
    1.3 Study Scope                 
           1.3.1 Markets Covered            
           1.3.2 Periodization Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency Considered             
    1.5 Units Considered             
    1.6 Limitations for the  Study         
2 Research Methodology            
    2.1 Research Data             
           2.1.1 Secondary Data            
           2.1.2 Primary Data            
    2.2 Factor Analysis             
           2.2.1 Introduction            
           2.2.2 Demand-Side Analysis        
            Economic Development in China    
                          Increasing Population in China, Especially the  Middle-Class Income Group
                          Increasing GDP in China, 2006-2021
                          Increasing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China
           2.2.3 Supply-Side Analysis        
            Chinese Meat Products: Export-Import Quantity
            Increase in Total Feed Production in China: Parent Market Analysis
    2.3 Market Size Estimation         
           2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach        
           2.3.2 Top-Down Approach        
    2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation 
    2.5 Research Assumptions & Limitations     
           2.5.1 Assumptions            
           2.5.2 Limitations            
3 Executive Summary            
4 Market Overview            

    4.1 Introduction             
    4.2 Market Segmentation         (
           4.2.1 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Ingredient Type
           4.2.2 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Livestock
    4.3 Market Dynamics             
           4.3.1 Drivers                
            Changing Consumption Pattern & Increasing Awareness Level Amongst Consumers in China
                          Increase in the  Consumption of Meat & Other Animal Products
                          Increasing Awareness Level Regarding Animal Health and Food Safety in China
            Industrialization of the  Livestock Sector in China
                          Increasing Number of Organized Feed Mills in the  Country
                          Support From the  Chinese Government in the  Development of the  Feed Industry
            Incidences of Counterfeit Meat and Other Products in China
            Ban on Antibiotics As Growth Promoters in the  Country
           4.3.2 Restraints            
            Increase in the  Cost of Feed Ingredients in China
           4.3.3 Opportunities            
            Strong Growth in Poultry & Swine Sectors in China
            Customized Product Formulations Through Segment-Specific Differentiation in China
           4.3.4 Challenges            
            Availability of Natural Feed Alternatives in China
            Occurrence of Major Animal Diseases in China
            Stringent & Time-Consuming Regulatory Policies in China
    4.4 Trading & Regulatory Environment     
           4.4.1 Trade Barriers on Import of Animal Feed Ingredients
           4.4.2 Feed Label Standard        
           4.4.3 Manufacture & Sales of Feed Additives
5 Industry Trends                
    5.1 Introduction             
    5.2 Supply Chain Analysis: Emerging Trends and Implications on Quality and Efficiency of the  Supply Chain 
    5.3 Value Chain Analysis             
    5.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis         
           5.4.1 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry    
           5.4.2 Threat of New Entrants        
           5.4.3 Threat of Substitutes        
           5.4.4 Bargaining Power of Suppliers    
           5.4.5 Bargaining Power of Buyers    
6 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Ingredient Type    
    6.1 Introduction             
    6.2 Vitamins                 
    6.3 Minerals                 
    6.4 Amino Acids                 
    6.5 Antibiotics                 
    6.6 Other Ingredients             
7 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Form        
8 China Feed Premix Market, By Livestock    

    8.1 Introduction             
    8.2 Poultry                 
    8.3 Swine                 
    8.4 Ruminants                 
    8.5 Aquatic Animals             
    8.6 Other Animals             
9 Competitive Landscape            
    9.1 Overview                 
    9.2 Feed Premix Market: Global Market Share Analysis 
    9.3 Competitive Situation & Trends     
           9.3.1 Acquisitions            
           9.3.2 Expansions            
           9.3.3 Investments & Agreements        
           9.3.4 Collaborations / Partnerships/Strategic Alliances
           9.3.5 New Product Launches & Joint Ventures
10 Company Profiles            
     10.1 Introduction             
     10.2 Cargill, Inc.             
     10.3 Archer Daniels Midland Company     
     10.4 Charoen Pokphand Pcl         
     10.5 Koninklijke Dsm N.V.             
     10.6 Dlg Group                 
     10.7 Dabaco Group Jsc             
     10.8 Nutreco N.V.             
     10.9 Ab Agri Ltd.             
     10.1 Invivo Nutrition Et Sante Animales     
     10.11 Beijing Dabei Nong Technology Group Co. Ltd. (Dbn Group) 
 11 Appendix                
     11.1 Insights of Industry Experts         
     11.2 Discussion Guide             
     11.3 Acquisitions, 2011-2016         
     11.4 Expansions, 2011-2016         
     11.5 Collaborations/Partnerships/Strategic Alliances,  2011-2016 
     11.6 Investments and Agreements, 2011-2016 
     11.7 New Product Launches/ Joint Ventures, 2011-2016 
     11.8 Available Customizations         
     11.9 Introducing Rt: Real-Time Market Intelligence 
List of Tables                 
Table 1 Assumptions            
Table 2 Limitations                
Table 3 Chinese Feed Premix Market Size, By Ingredient Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 4 Chinese Feed Premix Market Size, By Ingredient Type, 2014–2021 (KT)
Table 5 Chinese Feed Premix Market Size, By Form, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 6 Chinese Feed Premix Market Size, By Form, 2014–2021 (KT)
Table 7 China: Feed Premix Market Size, By Livestock, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 8 China Feed Premix Market Size, By Livestock, 2014-2021 (KT)
Table 9 Acquisitions, 2011–2016        
Table 10 Expansions, 2011–2016        
Table 11 Investments & Agreements, 2011–2016    
Table 12 Collaborations/ Partnerships/Strategic Alliances, 2011–2016
Table 13 New Product Launches & Joint Ventures, 2011–2016
List of Figures                 
Figure 1 Chinese Feed Premix Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Research Design            
Figure 3 Key Data From Secondary Sources    
Figure 4 Key Data From Primary Sources        
Figure 5 Factore Analysis: Demand Side andSupply Side
Figure 6 China: Population Growth Trend, 1950-2030 (Billion)
Figure 7 China’s Booming Middle-Class Population, 2009 To 2030
Figure 8 China: Gross Domestic Product (Gdp), 2006-2021 (USD Billion)
Figure 9 China: Value of Foreign Direct Investment, 2007 To 2014
Figure 10 China: Value of Foreign Direct Investment in Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry & Fishery, 2010 To 2014
Figure 11 Export & Import Volume of Meat in China (Kt)
Figure 12 China: Total Feed Production, 2010-11 Vs. 2014-15 (Million Tons)
Figure 13 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 14 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 15 Data Triangulation            
Figure 16 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Ingredient Type, 2016 Vs. 2021 (USD Million)
Figure 17 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Livestock, 2016 Vs. 2021 (USD Million)
Figure 18 Chinese Feed Premix Market, A Regional Overview: 2016 Vs. 2021 (USD Million) 33            
Figure 19 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Ingredient Type
Figure 20 Chinese Feed Premix Market, By Livestock
Figure 21 Chinese Feed Premix Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges
Figure 22 Meat Consumption in China, By Type, 2012 Vs. 2015
Figure 23 Consumption of Fish & Eggs in China, 2010 Vs. 2013
Figure 24 Number of Feed Mills in China: A Comparison with Asia-Pacific, 2015
Figure 25 Incidence of Growing Swine Industry, 2011 Vs. 2015
Figure 26 Incidence of Growing Poultry Industry, 2011 Vs. 2015
Figure 27 Sourcing Quality Ingredients & End Product Distribution: Critical Checkpoints
Figure 28 Customized Product Formulation & Blending: Main Phases of Value Addition
Figure 29 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis        
Figure 30 Vitamins: Fastest-Growing Segment of the  Feed Premix Market, 2016 Vs. 2021 (USD Million)             
Figure 31 Amino Acids: Fastest-Growing Segment of the  Feed Premix Market, 2016 Vs. 2021 (KT)         
Figure 32 Aquatic Animals: Fastest-Growing Segment of Feed Premix, 2016 Vs. 2021 (USD Million) 
Figure 33 Swine Feed Projected To Be Largest Livestock Segment of China Feed Premix Market, 2016 Vs. 2021 (KT)
Figure 34 China: Poultry Meat Production Vs. Consumption, 2010-2015 (KT)
Figure 35 China: Swine Meat Production Vs. Consumption, 2010-2015 (KT)
Figure 36 China: Beef & Veal Production Vs. Consumption, 2010-2015 (KT)
Figure 37 China: Aquaculture Production, 2009-2014 (KT)
Figure 38 Number of Pets: China Vs. Other Countries, 2015
Figure 39 Expansions and New Product Launches Were Preferred By Key Feed Premix Companies in the  Last Five Years
Figure 40 Global Feed Premix Market Share, By Key Player, 2015
Figure 41 Acquisitions Fueled Growth & Innovation of Feed Premix, 2014 Vs. 2015
Figure 42 Acquisitions & Expansions: the  Key Strategies, 2011-2016
Figure 43 Geographical Revenue Mix of Leading Market Players, 2015
Figure 44 Cargill, Inc.: Company Snapshot    
Figure 45 Cargill, Incorporated: SWOT Analysis    
Figure 46 Archer Daniels Midland Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 47 Archer Daniels Midland Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 48 Charoen Pokphand Pcl: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Charoen Pokphand Pcl: SWOT Analysis    
Figure 50 Koninklijke Dsm N.V.: Company Snapshot
Figure 51 Koninklijke Dsm N.V.: SWOT Analysis    
Figure 52 Dlg Group: Company Snapshot        
Figure 53 Dlg Group: SWOT Analysis        
Figure 54 Nutreco N.V.: Company Snapshot    
Figure 55 Nutreco N.V.: SWOT Analysis        
Figure 56 Ab Agri Ltd. : Company Snapshot    
Figure 57 Invivo Nutrition Et Sante Animales: Company Snapshot

The Chinese feed premix market size is projected to reach USD 1,655.7 8 million by 2021, at a CAGR of around 4.5% from 2016 to 2021. The Chinese feed premix market has grown exponentially in the last few years. Changing increasing consumption of meat and other animal products and increasing awareness level regarding animal health and food safety in the country, industrialization of the livestock sector, incidences of counterfeit meat and other products, and ban on antibiotics as growth promoters in the country are some of the major driving factors for this market.


On the basis of ingredient type, the Chinese feed premix market is segmented into vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antibiotics, and others (preservatives, organic acids, antioxidants, enzymes, pigments, and flavors). The vitamins segment accounted for the largest market share in 2015. The amino acid segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period due to its significant use in feed premixes owing to its attributes to overcome dietary deficiencies. The most commonly used amino acids in animal feed in China are methionine, lysine, threonine, methionine, and glycine. 


The major restraints of the feed premix market in China include stringent & time-consuming regulatory policies and increase in the cost of feed ingredients. Acquisitions and expansions are the key strategies adopted by market players to ensure their growth in this market. Players such as Koninklijke DSM N.V. (The Netherlands), Nutreco N.V. (The Netherlands), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S.), InVivo Group (France), DLG Group (Denmark), and Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.), collectively accounted for the largest portion of the feed premix market between January 2010 and April 2016.


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