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. Heavy rush at Tasmac outlets
“This time, however, there is a lot of talk among our customers about what will happen after the elections,” said a salesperson at a Tasmac outlet in Adyar.
As the State gets ready for the Assembly elections, alcohol will not be sold on May 14, 15, 16 and 19.
On Thursday evening, large crowds were seen outside many Tasmac outlets in the city as people went to stock up ahead of the dry days before the State goes for polling.
“Even though the shops will be open on May 17 and 18, many are aware that a ban could happen after the results are out,” said a Tasmac employee. The Tasmac outlets, too, were well-stocked providing a great variety of beers and other liquor.
The rush at Tasmac shops is expected to be more on Friday.
While the AIADMK has promised prohibition in a phased manner, the DMK, PMK and the PWF have called for total prohibition.
13 May. 2016