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....
C&C in partnership deal with Mahou San Miguel’s India unit
The deal comes as the company continues to ramp up its international expansion in Asia-Pacific and marks its third strategic partnership in the recent months.
C&C and Spanish-headquartered Mahou San Miguel have reached a deal to brew several Tennent’s products under licence in India.
Initially Tennent's and Mahou India will launch Tennent's Whisky Oak Aged Beer and Tennent's IPA, the first authentic Indian Pale Ale, to be brewed in India.
C&C said that the country is a rapidly growing beer market.
"The deal strengthens Tennent’s presence in India, and we hope it allows for participation in the spectacular growth and premiumisation of the Indian Beer Market," commented Joris Brams, Managing Director of C&C Group’s International Division.
29 Apr. 2016