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....
Myanmar. Dagon Brewery launching a line of beer in cans
In this regard, the company plans to establish in Yangon (the largest city in Myanmar) a line for bottling beer in cans. The Krones company, the largest manufacturer of bottling lines will implement the new project. The package includes a full set of required elements of Volumetic can-filling system and Ferrum сanning technology. The capacity of the line is 24000 cans per hour.
After completion of the project of brewery’s re-equipment it will be the third brewery with similar packing equipment in South East Asia.
Dagon Brewery already collaborated with Krones in 2014. At that time, there was the line for bottling beer in glass bottles with production capacity of 28,000 bottles per hour.
25 Feb. 2016