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. Deepavali sales give TASMAC a high
The sales figure for the two days, is also well above the average sales the State-run corporation sees on normal days.
On an average, it sees liquor sales of Rs. 50-60 crore on week days and Rs. 80-90 crore on weekends, according to the official.
The sales are also up 10 per cent when compared with the sales during last year’s Deepavali.
On an average, more than 70 lakh people consume liquor every day across over 6,000 outlets in the State. TASMAC is one of the major cash cows of the Tamil Nadu government.
According to the official, the closure of 500 shops did not have an impact on sales this Deepavali.
He added that sales would have been higher by Rs. 10-20 crore if only products of United Breweries were also available at TASMAC outlets.
Products of United Breweries, which has a 30 per cent market share in Tamil Nadu, have not available at TASMAC outlets since the beginning of this month due to production and tax-related issues.
Brands including Kingfisher Strong, Kingfisher Lager, Kingfisher Superior, Bullet Super String Beer, Signature Rare Premium Whisky and McDowell’s VSOP Brandy are not available anywhere in the State.
31 Oct. 2016