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 of village in Tamil Nadu demand closure of TASMAC retail outlet
The women said that they were unable to go out due to the nuisance created by drunkards in the vicinity of the shop. They also said the shop was functioning near an educational institution and places of worship.
The residents, who were led by Fr. S. Babians, Parish Priest of St. Michael’s Church in Kozhiporvilai, recalled their earlier petitions submitted to the Collector.
They had staged demonstrations in front of the TASMAC shop on May 6, 2013, May 17, 2013, October 7, 2014, August 8, 2015 and December 9, 2015.
The women lamented that their repeated petitions to the district administration and series of agitations did not evoke any response.
Earlier on August 1, the women had laid siege to the Collectorate urging the same demand; however they were pacified by an official from the Excise department. He had assured them that the shop would be closed before the end of August, but there was no sign of this happening, the women said.
Similarly, over hundred residents of Attur thronged the Collectorate demanding closure of TASMAC shops in Attur junction. They were led by Theoder Sam, founder president of the All India Christian Development Sena.
23 Aug. 2016