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....
India. Hyderabad High Court refuses to hear plea on water to breweries
"This is a vacation bench meant for hearing urgent cases and public interest petitions are separate subjects which are not with us," the bench of Justice A Rajasheker Reddy and Justice A Shankar Narayana stated.
The TDP MLA filed the PIL saying that 1,512 million litres of water are being allotted to beverage factories and distilleries producing beer and cool drinks. "Authorities have been supplying this water to private companies at a time when as many as 14,818 villages in the state are reeling under drought. In case of Hyderabad, which has a demand for 660 million gallons per day (MGD), the present supply stands at 350 MGD per day and in districts like Karimnagar and Mahbubnagar, the situation is grim as water is being supplied just once a week," he said.
The bench permitted the counsel to move this as an urgent motion when it came up for hearing. However, the registry raised objections on hearing a PIL in vacation court and the bench said that the case will be listed after the vacation.
10 May. 2016