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....
Vietnam. New taxes farce Sabeco to raise beer prices
Le Hong Xanh, the Deputy General Director of Sabeco, said that the Corporation was considering the possibility of changing the prices of the products. According to him, the price increase is necessary because it is the only way for the company to avoid losses associated with the increase of the excise duty and consumption tax.
According to the calculations of Sabeco, in connection with the new tax the company will have to pay about a trillion VND annually, which will significantly reduce the profit.
According to Mr. Green, the current price of beer, depending on its position in the market, will increase by about 5%.
Nevertheless, in 2016 Sabeco plans to increase beer production by 4-5% to 1.45 billion litres.
18 Mar. 2016