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. Bid to lock Tasmac outlet foiled
PMK State deputy general secretary P. Arul led the agitation.
The activists gathered near the shop and attempted to lock it.
The police, however, prevented them.
Later, they staged a demonstration.
They said that those from 10 villages have to use the bus stop near the outlet to board buses.
As there were four outlets in the junction, many workers spend whatever they earned each day there and return home empty handed. Those in an inebriated condition create hardship for children, and road users.
The PMK activists said that all the four outlets in the area should be closed within 15 days failing which they would organise another protest.
8 Nov. 2016