Various financial experts, as reported by Reuters, Bloomberg and other creditable business news agencies are picking up on a story coming out of China, by CCM International Ltd- representing a new niche investment opportunity.
As the report states:
China has became an important production and consumption base of amino acids around the world with improvement in production technology and demand from downstream industries.
The new edition report, Future of Amino Acid Industry in China, based on the 2001 edition, will provide a comprehensive and deep analysis of China’s amino acid industry in terms of production and consumption situation of amino acid in China in 2010, financial analysis of major producers and import and export situation of amino acid in China. The highlight of this report making the report different from others is that through the financial analysis of major amino acid producers and SWOT analysis of amino acid industry in China, the report will make forecast on supply and demand of amino acid in China to 2015 and help investors better grasp commercial opportunities.
The report also introduced the four production technology, including fermentation method, enzyme method, chemical synthesis method and protein hydrolysis method, among which fermentation method is preferred by most amino acid producers around the world thanks to its low production cost. Nowadays, about 22 of amino acids have realized industrial production through fermentation method around the world. Among these amino acids, four major amino acids (methionine, lysine, tryptophan and threonine) are used as additives in feed industry.
With rapid growth of health care products’ market in the world, demand for special kinds of amino acids, such as taurine and citrulline, is increasing all the time; even some amino acids for medicine use are also applied in health care products. Glutamic acid represents the largest product segment within the amino acids market and are mainly used in human food as glutamate including MSG. More information on the major market and the development of other amino acids products can all be expected in CCM’s new report.
This is great news for companies in this sector, such as Ajinomoto!