Camara Argentina Del Aerosol (CADEA) recently released Argentina’s aerosol production statistics for 2012. CADEA estimated a total production for 2012 of 1,037,500 units, up an impressive 12.3% from 2011, and the highest production level to date. Argentina experienced considerable increases in all categories, except for five segments that remained flat: Other, Lighter Gas, Veterinary, Automotive and Personal Care Other.
Personal care products were up 15.1% from 2011.
The big winner was the Bronzer segment, which showed growth of 50%. Also notable were Colognes & Perfumes (33.3%) and Deodorants/Antiperspirants (15.4%).
Household products showed solid improvement, up 6.8% from 2011. Leading categories included Others (20%) and Cleaners (11.1%).
Also up significantly in 2011 were Insecticides (12.3%) and Food Products (11.1%). This upward trend continued with Industrial (10%), Party Sprays (8.1%) and Paints & Varnishes