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. Irate residents want more Tasmac shops in city closed
A Tasmac shop opposite the Vazhakkai Mandi wholesale banana market in the congested Gandhi market area became a matter of serious concern for the local people.
A group of women led by Trichy district load men association affiliated to the CITU urged the collector to remove the shop to prevent employees in the central market from spending all their income on liquor and putting their health at risk.
"The poor employees are lured to spend their entire income earned by loading and unloading things in the market on liquor, leaving their family in distress. Unruly behaviour of the tipplers led to several crimes in the area," said the district secretary of the association G K Ramar.
Alleging that the sale of liquor was beyond the permitted working hours of 12 pm to 10 pm, women said the liquor shop ruined the future of students in a nearby corporation school. "We learnt that some of the students were consuming liquor in the shop and attending classes," said T Vijayarani.
They submitted their petition to collector K S Palanisamy.
Rural Trichy also witnessed such a protest by around 200 people from Kavalkaranpatti village near Mannapparai on Monday. Their allegation was that the shop was the reason for several fatal accidents in the area involving drunken persons.
As announced earlier, the people gathered in front of the shop that was guarded by the police led by Manapparai deputy superintendent of police Geetha.
In fact, the shop was relocated from Pannankombu near Manapparai to Kavalkaranpatti following a series of protests from people to shift the shop from near a government school. Since then, the people in this area were against the relocation.
Following the decision of the government to close 500 Tasmac outlets, the residents again raked up the issue stating that the shop attracted more school students.
Revenue officials and the police held talks with them and promised to bring the matter to the notice of the collector.
28 Jun. 2016