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....
SABMiller India Ltd again in the red, but the losses are decreasing
According to Report income increased from approximately 292.78 to 316.43 million dollars (+7.6%) (performance in INR see on pic.). The company's expenses also increased, but at a slower pace (+3.7%). Such dynamics had favorable impact on the financial result. Despite the fact that the company remains in the red, the loss decreased from approximately 19.2 to 7.12 million dollars (or 62.8%).
During the last fiscal year SABMiller India Ltd was making improvements of design of some brands and launched new sorts.
For example, SABMiller launched Haywards 5000 BOLD, a premium strong beer extension of their leading mainstream brand Haywards 5000 in six states.
In December 2015, Knock Out was renovated with superior packaging and new communication in their core states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
In March 2016, Foster’s was re-launched in states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Haryana. The new pack comes in new bottle design with a thermo-chromatic label.
Miller franchise in the worth more segment continues to grow at more than 90% for the past two years in a row and is the fastest growing premium Beer brand in the Indian beer industry.
Continuing the good progress, company has made on cost containment in previous years and also managed to restrict inflation on the cost of goods sold to well below inflation.
During the year 2015-16 SABMiller has commissioned “Zero Liquid Discharge” projects in four of breweries thereby reducing water consumption by 10% for every litre of water used for every litre of beer manufactured basis over previous year.
5 Oct. 2016