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Hong Kong pet population shrinks further

The Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department cast a very gloomy scenario for the retail sector that covers all establishments with sales coming from physical and or online shops. This latest government audit of the retail sector includes businesses selling pet products like food and toys, but it doesn’t include sales related to pet services.

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Pet wheelchairs and mobility aids

Pet Wheelchair and mobility aids

Today, just under 100 million Chinese households have a pet, up 44% since 2014. Owners are increasingly willing to spend large sums to give their animals a more comfortable life: The market for pet travel products — which includes carriers and mobility solutions — increased by 40% in the past year.

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China’s pet care market continues to expand rapidly. Since 2012, the growth in terms of volume, network size and products available in the country has been accelerating year after year.

But professionals from all over the world who have works with China know that entering this large and promising market is an adventure fraught with pitfalls.

If you want to be successful in chinese pet market, it is recommended to develop a good understanding of its characteristic and keep control over your brand image, no matter if you plan to rely on a general agent or work with multiples partners.

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