In the months January to September this year cosmetics exports rose 33 percent generating a volume of $240 million, compared with the same period last year, the Israel Export Institute recently reported.
Cosmetics exports to the European Union increased 23% in the first nine months of the year to $125m.; cosmetics exports to North America rose 62% to $50m., while cosmetics exports to Asia were up 43%, generating $8.3m.
Looking ahead to the full year of 2007, the Israel Export Institute estimates that cosmetics exports will grow by about 15% to a volume of $289m.
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