On January 16, a CCTV news program reported that the anti-smuggling bureau of Nansha customs in guangzhou had cracked a huge smuggling case involving cross-border e-commerce.Through cross-border e-commerce and general trade, the smuggling ring has smuggled about 700 million dollars, equivalent to more than 4 billion yuan. A total of 25 suspects, including Robin Lee, President ofJEUNESSE China and a native of Taiwan, were arrested and 4.84 million boxes of goods worth more than 2 billion yuan were seized at the scene.At present the case has been transferred by anti - smuggling departments to procuratorial organs to examine and prosecute according to law.
JEUNESSE, an American company that sells so-called "anti-aging" products such as health supplements and cosmetics based on resveratrol, has not been certified for sale in China.
In 2015,JEUNESSE incorporated a biotechnology company in Shanghai, whose business scope is property management, but no product sales.To enable its products to enter the Chinese mainland market,JEUNESSE entrusted to Hong KongTianyi logistics company on a tax-deductible basis.Hong Kong tianyi logistics company foundGuangzhouRuizangTrading co., ltd. to import goods in the mode of cross-border e-commerce.
GuangzhouRuizangTrading co., ltd. obtained citizenship information through illegal means for cross-border e-commerce purchases，and Hong Kong tianyi logistics company expressthe goods to JEUNESSE's domestic customers.In addition, the price of peiquan juice declared to the customs is 50 RMB per box, while the actual price of RESERVE™ juice sold to domestic customers is more than 600 RMB per box, making the smuggled import a huge profit.Through identification, RESERVE™ juice also does not have the so-called propaganda of anti-oxidation, anti-aging healtheffects, belongs to false propaganda.
According to figures released byJEUNESSE ,it’s global sales in 2018 were $1.46 billion, including $1 billion in China.
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On December 16, 2019, the opening ceremony of the Melaleuca’s China headquarters project was held in Shanghai.The project will become the largest regional headquarters in Melaleuca based overseas and daily chemical production base, a total investment of $150 million, covers an area of 51868.2 square meters, a total construction area of 63798.8 square meters, will be equipped with 16 production lines. The products will be exported to seven countries and regions in the asia-pacific region.
Jerry Felton, President of Melaleuca international, said that China has become the most important international market for Melaleuca.We are firmly optimistic about the future of the Chinese market.
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Since January 1, 2020, dragon TV's weather forecast program has added the skin care weather index.It is reported that the skin care meteorological index is the result of the cooperation between Shanghai Meteorological Service Center and MARY KAY company.
The index mainly includes three guidelines: skin moisturization, hydration and sun protection.The moisturizing index is derived from the analysis of the metabolic status of the skin and the temperature, wind speed and relative humidity.The hydration index is derived from the relationship between skin temperature, wind speed, relative humidity and wind direction.The SPF is related to temperature, cloud cover, sun exposure and altitude.These indexes are calculated by experts based on advanced intelligent grid data or through seasonal calculation models.
Skincare weather index helps the public to protect skin scientifically and achieve healthy skin under the changing seasons.
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From November 5th to 10th, the 2nd China International Import Expo was held at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center. Herbalife has brought its more than 20 categories of more than 50 overseas best-selling products to the Expo to deliver a healthy lifestyle of nutrition + sports.
Guo Mu, president of Herbalife China, said: "The Expo is a major initiative for China to open its market to the world, which provides nutrition and health companies including Herbalife with an excellent platform. We are very honored to be able to participate in the world-famous event for the second time.
Herbalife is committed to long-term development in China, and will further increase its investment, bringing more nutritious products to Chinese consumers, and help the health upgrade of the whole population."
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From November 5th to 10th, the 2nd China International Import Expo was held at the National Convention and Exhibition Center (shanghai). Amway, as an exhibitor, placed a narrowed research greenhouse of the organic farm as well as R&D center of its nutrition and health care brand Nutrilite in the exhibition area, attracting lots of visitors. 10 imported Nutrilite branded nutritional health foods were also showed on the spot.
According to Yu Fang, president of Amway (China), the overall market size of China's dietary supplements has exceeded 460 billion yuan in 2018, making it the world's second largest dietary supplement consumer market. Based on the broad prospects of China's health industry, Amway Global will gradually shift its focus to the Chinese market in terms of strategy, resources and investment.
“Last year, our new CEO came up with a slogan called “China first”. In fact, this strategy also fully demonstrates that Amway’s global strategic focus will soon move to the Chinese market. And from the perspective of current development trend of the entire digital economy, this is also an inevitable choice." Yu Fang said.
In 2019, in order to optimize the global supply, Amway transferred its production line of high-tech home products from US to China with an annual production capacity of more than 11 million pieces. In consideration of China's leading position in the digital and mobile Internet world, Amway will also locate its Global Digital Innovation Center and The Big Data Innovation Center in China. Amway expects to invest $200 million in the digitalization of the Chinese market in the next five years.
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去年我们的新CEO到任后，提出了一个口号叫China first（中国优先）战略，其实这个战略也充分表明了日后安利全球的战略重心将快速向中国市场迁移。而从目前整个数字经济的发展态势来看，这也是一个必然选择。” 余放说。
On October 22, 2019, the launching ceremony of the “NU SKIN Spring Bud College” welfare project was held at Polus International College in Sichuan Province. Wang Haijing, deputy secretary-general of the China Children and Teenagers’ Fund, director Zhang Xinyan, and Zhao Jin, secretary-general of the Shanghai NU SKIN Public Welfare Foundation, attended the ceremony.
It is reported that the "Spring Bud College" welfare project was launched during the International Girls' Day on October 10, 2017. It is an important part of the "Spring Bud Program" initiated by the China Children and Teenagers' Fund. The project will provide free services like vocational education and career planning for poor school-age girl, which will help them to step into the society so that they and their families could get rid of poverty.
In order to further promote the implementation of this project, the China Children and Teenagers’ Fund and the Shanghai NU SKIN Public Welfare Foundation jointly launched the “NU SKIN Spring Bud College” project to help poor families in the western region including Sichuan Province. This project aims to enable girls of the appropriate age to receive vocational skills training and get opportunities to have a job.
It is understood that the content of the NU SKIN Spring Bud College project includes the establishment of scholarships and grants for poor girls in vocational colleges, providing short-term vocational and technical training courses for older girls from poor families, carrying out quality education and organizing study tours. Moreover, by working with vocational colleges, an employment platform and a one-to-one pledging platform are going to be set up. The first crew of 100 girls will be funded after the project launched and Sichuan Polus International College will be responsible for the implementation.
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