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. Residents out against Bevco outlet
The agitators, who included women and children, staged a demonstration against the relocation of an existing outlet of the Bevco from KPSM Junction at Vithura to a residential area near Irayancode, near the Vithura-Palode route.
The employees of the Bevco were prevented from unloading the stock that was brought to be arranged at the new outlet. With the situation threatening to go out of control, the Vithura police reached the spot. A few officials of the Bevco also arrived in an attempt to pacify the protesters.
The agitators finally called off their demonstration after being assured by the officials that the outlet would function from the previous facility and that it would not be shifted to the new location.
30 May. 2016