15 Aug '11, 12am

Natural Cosmetics Market: Middle-Eastern Promise: By : Organic Monitor Healthy growth in the Middle-Eastern mark...

Healthy growth in the Middle-Eastern market for natural cosmetics is continuing in spite of political instability and social unrest. A new report by Organic Monitor (www.organicmonitor.com ) predicts revenues will expand by about 20% this year. Natural cosmetic sales are increasing at a fast rate in key country markets, although turbulence in the region has curbed investment and consumer spending power. The UAE natural cosmetics market is the largest in the region, comprising over half of total revenues. In other countries, demand is mainly concentrated in major cities, such as Riyadh, Kuwait City and Manama. The study finds affluent consumers and tourists generate most demand for natural & organic cosmetics in the region. The major drivers of market growth are growing consumer demand for ‘chemically-clean’ cosmetics and expanding distribution. Consumers are buying natural...

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