China registration 'not certain': A2 Milk's regulatory risk

China registration 'not certain': A2 Milk's regulatory risk
Citi still upbeat on A2 Milk but flags regulatory and competition risks (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Two domestic brands have been granted infant formula registration approval under new standards in China, highlighting the regulatory risk facing A2 Milk, says Citi. In February last year, China’s National Health Commission and the State Administration for Market Regulation issued a new standard for infant formula to be implemented on Feb 22, 2023.  “While A2 is expecting to secure its re-registration by end of calendar year 22, we see the outcome as not a certainty with the new registration regime expected to lead to furth...

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