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 Holdings Q1 net rises 13-fold to 29.47 crore
The company had posted a net profit of Rs 2.15 crore during the same period of the previous financial year.
Total income from operations rose 34.13 per cent to Rs 96.23 crore during the June quarter as against Rs 71.74 crore in the same period a year ago, United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd said in a BSE filing today.
Earlier this month, the company had reported narrowing of its standalone net loss at Rs 43.14 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2016 as against a net loss of Rs 373.73 crore during the same period of the previous financial year.
On May 24 this year, United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd (UBHL) had sought time till July to file results for the last fiscal due to "uncertainties" resulting from ongoing cases against its Chairman Vijay Mallya.
The stock was trading 8.34 per cent higher at Rs 46.10 on BSE.
29 Sep. 2016