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. Vaiko wants 1826 TASMAC shops to be closed
As a first step, government should order closure of 1826 shops instead of 500 shops, out of the total 6826 shops, he said in a statement.
Besides working hours of the shops should also be reduced.
He welcomed waiver of Cooperative Bank loans of farmers and urged government to reduce debt burden of farmers,who had taken loans from Nationalised banks, by government itself paying the loans.
He wanted electricity bill payment schedule to be made monthly, instead of bi-monthly as is being done now, as, according to him, it would help the middle class.
24 May. 2016