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Present And Future Market Trends Of Feminine Hygiene Products

Press Release   •   Jan 18, 2016 04:51 EST

The Latin America Feminine Hygiene Products Market is expected to grow at a 9.6% CAGR in the 2014-2020 forecast period, rising from a 2014 valuation of US$2,198.2 million to a projected 2020 valuation of US$3,809.7 million.The report, titled ‘Feminine Hygiene Products Market - Latin America Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2014 - 2020’, has been prepared by expert analysts with primary and secondary research and is available on the company website for sale.

In recent years, growing awareness towards hygiene consciousness and healthy life style is increasing the demand for feminine hygiene products across the countries of Latin America. Owing to its essential nature in women lives, feminine hygiene products market is gaining momentum across the countries of Latin America such as Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru. The changing mind set and growing hygiene consciousness is creating a positive impact on the market of feminine hygiene products. Globalization and spurt in the number of working women is boosting the demand for feminine hygiene products. Brazil with its huge population is dominating market for feminine hygiene products across Latin America, followed by Argentina whereas emerging markets such as Chile and Peru are expected to witness decent growth for feminine hygiene products across Latin America. Preferences for convenient and easy to use products are fueling the demand for feminine hygiene products in this region.

Growing preference for fashionable clothes and beauty consciousness is one of the key factors behind the growth of feminine hygiene products in Brazil and Argentina. Brazilian consumers show strong preference for premium sanitary protection products such as pantiliners and shields and tampons over general sanitary protection products. To meet the consumer demand manufacturers are investing lump sum amount in launching new products with extra features. Furthermore, consumers in Argentina with their low purchasing power have become more rational in opting products. They are more inclined towards mid range products. With the ongoing market trend manufacturers are focusing on launching low cost and small size products. Internal cleansers and spays are preferred in Chile. Consumer shift towards healthier life style is increasing the demand for hygiene products in Chile. Ultra thin sanitary pads with extra leakage protection barrier are gaining popularity in Peru. However, raise in the standard of living in emerging countries are expected to fuel the demand of feminine hygiene products in emerging market.

Feminine hygiene products are available in distribution channels such as Dollar stores, variety store and general merchandise retailers, cash & carries & warehouse clubs, department stores, convenience stores, hypermarkets and supermarkets (incl. discounters) and other general retailers. With rising consumer shift towards hygiene products, manufacturers are focusing on the product availability and making products more accessible to the consumers through various distribution channels.

Feminine hygiene products market in Latin America was valued at USD 2198.2 million in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 3809.7 by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 9.6% over the forecast period. The growth in the feminine hygiene products market is mainly attributed to rising concerns for hygiene across Latin America. Changing lifestyle and mind set of consumer towards hygiene along with consumer shift towards convenient and easy to use products in developed markets such as Brazil and Argentina, followed by Chile and Peru is expected to boost the demand for feminine hygiene products in this region.

By country, Brazil dominated the Latin America with the largest market share followed by Argentina in 2014. Changing lifestyle and preference for healthy living is creating a positive impact on the feminine hygiene products market. Usage of feminine hygiene products in emerging countries such as Chile and Peru is expected to witness decent growth in coming six years.

Market for feminine hygiene products in Brazil and Argentina is expected to grow at a higher rate as compared to other countries of Latin America. However, developed markets for feminine hygiene products are expected to witness decent growth due to increase in the number of working women population and rising fashion consciousness.

Hypermarkets and supermarkets, drug stores and pharmacies, convenience stores and health and beauty stores are the major distribution channels across Latin America and are expected to maintain its leading position in the coming six years. With the rising standard of living, distribution channels play a crucial role in these countries for marketing of the feminine hygiene products.

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