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. Kaama looks to double sales of craft beer Witlinger
"We introduced the Witlinger beer in Delhi in 2014 in the draught form. It was launched in the bottled form since April 2016 and for this FY, we expect to sell 1.5 lakh cases across the region of our presence," Anuj Kushwah, managing director and founder of Kaama Impex Private, told reporters in Panaji on Thursday.
He said the company is looking at a sale of 3 lakh cases during FY18 and expecting to double growth with expansion of markets.
Claiming that the Witlinger is a premium segment beer that is not for masses but for classes, Kushwah said the company, after Delhi and Goa, plans to reach out to Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune and Chandigarh markets in a strategic manner by the end of 2016.
"We are looking to capture 30 per cent of the premium beer segment," he said, adding that the company owns the brand Witlinger, which is brewed in the UK.
"Indian premium beer industry is set to grow at 30 per cent year on year and craft beer will share the biggest chunk of this growth," he further informed.
The company, which has presence in Goa, expects to sell 30,000 cases by March 2017, capturing 80 per cent of the state's premium beer market segment.
7 Oct. 2016