Beer market of Russia 2016: PET goes to draftThe beer market of Russia was warmed up by the hot summer, but the preparation for large volume PET prohibition has already impacted it negatively. The year was successful for Efes, MBC and regional producers; Carlsberg’s positions were virtually stable but AB InBev and Heineken lost a part of market share having focused on the sales profitability. The dynamics of big brands was determined by how much the companies were willing to keep the prices down or by their promotional activity. In this context the economy segment of the beer market and sales of inexpensive draft beer were increasing. The premium segment started shrinking due to license brands migrating to the mainstream segment.
Beer market of Vietnam: “Young tiger”Vietnam is one of the few big beer markets that continue to grow steadily. The beer popularity results from its low price, street consumption culture, and social motives. The outlooks of beer market as well as the Vietnamese economy inspire optimism, though the country is heavily dependent on export of goods. The state regulation can be called liberal, but the key risk for brewers is harbored in intensive rising of excise. Within TOP-4 there are two leaders, Sabeco and Heineken that grow at the fastest rates. The first company effectively employs its capacities, the second one focuses on marketing technologies. Almost 80% of the market belongs to century-old brands, yet the middle class and the youth are shifting their interest toward international premium that is growing taking share from the mainstream.
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.
Eike Scholl new Director International Relations of the N?rnbergMesse Group
The Managing Directors of N?rnbergMesse GmbH, Dr. Roland Fleck and Peter Ottmann, have appointed Eike Scholl as Director International Relations in the International Division with effect from 1 October. The 39-year-old reports direct to Petra Wolf, Executive Director International Division. “Our international business is a major part of our corporate strategy and makes a decisive contribution to the success of the N?rnbergMesse Group,” emphasizes Peter Ottmann. “We are therefore pleased that, with the appointment of Eike Scholl, another experienced exhibition expert will support the implementation of our goals with immediate effect.”
N?rnbergMesse will generate some 90 per cent of its expected revenue of more than 210 million euros in 2012 in Germany and approx. ten per cent abroad. The N?rnbergMesse Group is aiming to increase its revenue from international business to 50 million euros by 2020. The basis for this is provided by the subsidiaries of N?rnbergMesse GmbH in Brazil, North America, Italy and China. The corporate strategy foresees setting up more companies and developing new growth regions. The responsibility for directing this development rests with Petra Wolf and her team of around 25 persons in N?rnberg. She is now supported by Eike Scholl, whose previous career history offers excellent qualities for this task.
New home in N?rnbergAfter several stays in China and various posts with internationally operating companies, the graduate political scientist’s last appointment was Director International Business Development at Landesmesse Stuttgart. “I look forward to contributing my experience of internationalization processes for the N?rnbergMesse Group,” says Scholl.
About the N?rnbergMesse GroupN?rnbergMesse is one of the 20 largest exhibition companies in the world and among the Top Ten in Europe.The portfolio covers some 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses and approx. 40 sponsored pavilions at the N?rnberg location and worldwide.Every year, around 30,000 exhibitors (international share: 37 %) and up to 1.4 million visitors (international share of trade visitors: 21 %) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the N?rnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil and Italy.The group also has a network of 46 representatives operating in 97 countries.
15 Oct. 2012