Analysis of beer market in China (on Russian)
Beer market of Ukraine: big three losing weightIn 2016, fast increase of excises and resulting price spike stood in the way of the beer market stabilization. Most of competition (as well as mass sorts) moved to the economy segment of the market. The biggest losses were incurred by the leading three, especially Obolon, which again experienced pressure after reallocation of Efes market share. However, one should already speak of TOP-4. Group Oasis CIS (PPB) became a strong player and competitor to transnational companies. Besides the net sales of many regional medium breweries look rather good and 16-fold cost reduction wholesale trade license for craft brewers opens up a possibility of rapid growth in 2017.
Analysis of beer market in China
China’s transition to a “new normal” reality backfired on the brewing industry unexpectedly. Stagnation and subsequent market decline resulted from dynamic social and economic changes. There has emerged a “two speed” market where the medium class significance is growing, yet the share of main beer consumers, “blue collar” is decreasing. Also the inflow of consumers is shrinking, as demographics stopped being a growth driver. Finally, beer is giving way to other alcohol drinks....
Schill Malz/GermanMalt no longer independent
The company also advised that the name of GermanMalt has reverted to ‘Schill Malz’, being the former company name. “Schill Malz” had not been used in the malt market, since GlobalMalt did the marketing of all GermanMalt products successfully in the last five years.?After having closed the first Schill malting factory in Osthofen about five years ago, the Schill family decided in July to divest and sell their malting assets in GermanMalt GmbH & Co KG together with co-owners C.Thywissen to Graincorp Malt and their stake in GlobalMalt GmbH & Co KG to Hamburg based Tivoli Malz GmbH.
Of the former 5 members of the board of GlobalMalt, only Peter Schill and Carl Otto Schill will join the Graincorp subsidiary Schill Malz.
Dr. Dietrich Moench and Carsten Wulf will direct the GlobalMalt group and Tivoli Malz GmbH in Hamburg, while Sjef Menu continues to be Managing Director of C. Thywissen.
12 Oct. 2011