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....
Sri Lanka earns over Rs. 100 billion last year from liquor production
Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake has made this revelation in parliament Tuesday (June 21) responding to a question raised by UPFA Colombo District MP Bandula Gunawardena.
According to the Minister the country had produced Rs.52 million worth hard liquor and Rs.126 million worth malt beer in 2015.
"The government earned Rs. 80,711 million from hard liquor and Rs. 24,639 million from beer as excise income," Minister Karunanayake said.
When he was asked why production of hard liquor and malt liquor in 2015 was increased, Minister Karunanayake said initiatives taken to stop the import of illegal ethanol, increase in the raids of manufacturing, delivering and selling of illicit liquor and increase in detection of unpaid duty on foreign liquor had contributed to an increase of production.
23 Jun. 2016