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. United Breweries names Steven Bosch as new CFO
United Breweries Ltd (UBL), the maker of Kingfisher beer, has named Steven Bosch as its chief financial officer effective 1 September.
Bosch replaces Henricus Petrus van Zon, who will move on to a new assignment with Dutch beer major Heineken, UBL said in a notice to the BSE on Wednesday evening.
Heineken had indirectly acquired a stake in UBL following its worldwide takeover of Scottish & Newcastle Ltd in 2008.
Van Zon served as the financial chief of India’s largest brewer for more than three years.
“The company would like to place on record its gratitude for the significant contributions that Mr. van Zon has made during his tenure,” UBL said in the notice.
17 Jun. 2016