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. SC to hear plea seeking water supply ban to distilleries and breweries in Maharashtra
The Supreme Court will today hear a plea seeking a complete ban on water supply to distilleries and breweries in drought-hit regions of Maharashtra.
A vacation bench of Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and Justice Ashok Bhushan on May 16 agreed to hear the plea today after an advocate mentioned the matter before it, seeking this supply be instead made available for drinking purposes.
The petitioner said that instead of curtailed water supply to the liquor industries, there should be no supply of water at all, as the entire region is facing acute water shortage.
The petitioner said that people are being deprived of drinking water, as it is being given to the liquor industries instead.
The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court had recently asked the state government to curtail water supply to the liquor industry by 60% from May 10, which would be operative till June 27.
The plea assumes significance as the Supreme Court had earlier upheld the Bombay High Court order banning the hosting of IPL matches, including in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur.
23 May. 2016