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. Proposal sent to shut 23 Tasmac outlets in Coimbatore
The officials are however tight-lipped about the outlets that are going to face the axe fearing repercussion from the Tasmac staff employed in those outlets. Once the government proposes an alternative arrangement for the staff, the list would be revealed, said a Tasmac official.
Officials said they have sent the proposal to the government two days ago. "The outlets were chosen based on the number of public objections they received and their proximity to schools and temples," said a senior Tasmac manager.
"We also chose outlets without bars attached. There are about 46 outlets in Coimbatore which don't have bars attached,'' said an official. The list has also included a few Tasmac outlets that were closed before the recently-concluded assembly election owing to public protest like the one at Anaikatti.
Officials said the government would take a call on closing the proposed shops after considering similar proposals from other districts too. "The government has said only 500 shops would be closed to begin with. So we don't know how many of the outlets we proposed would be closed down as other districts have also submitted long lists,'' officials said and added that the move would hit the revenue flow.
3 Jun. 2016