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....
China. In 2015, Xinjiang Hops Co., Ltd. (part of Carlsberg Group) increased beer production to 325.7 million liters
According to the results of 2015, the net profit of Xinjiang Hops Co., Ltd. decreased by 66.06% compared to 2014 to 12.8153 million yuan.
In 2015, the operating income was 1.205 billion yuan, that is 6.43% more than last year. At the same time, the operating profit fell by 15.31% to 91.7287 million yuan.
Carlsberg Breweries Co., Ltd. is a main shareholder of Xinjiang Hops Co., Ltd., which operates through its subsidiaries: Xinjiang Wusu Breweries Co., Ltd., Xinjiang Lohas Fruits-Vegetables Beverage Co., Ltd., Xinjiang Hops Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. Carlsberg holds 65% of Xinjiang Wusu Breweries shares.
20 Apr. 2016