Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. ...
Beer market of Russia 2018
- General market picture
- Foreign trade setting records
- Demography as challenge to branding
- Aged consumer
- Declining of youth brands
- Nostalgia on trend
- DIOT feels at home
- 5.0 Original is the new face of import
- Positions of Market Leaders
- Carlsberg Group
- AB InBev Efes
- AB InBev
Ukrainian beer market 2018
- Better than yesterday
- Performance by value
- Positions of Ukrainian brewers
The beer market dynamics in Russia is approaching zero, yet major brewers are divided into those who developed considerably in 2017 and those who considerably reduced their volumes. For instance, company Efes has managed to substantially extend their sales due to restrained pricing policy and activity in the modern trade. Heineken has also demonstrated an excellent performance promoted by significant increase of advertisement budgets launching a non-alcohol sort of the title brand and unusual activity in the economy market segment. Carlsberg and AB InBev have been focusing on margins and lost a market share of their inexpensive brands. Serious dependence on PET package and mass enthusiasm about Zhigulevskoe have negatively impacted the most of big regional brewers, that have been for the first time pressed by the leaders in the key sales channels, especially in Volga and Central regions. In the small business there has been a noticeable slowdown in appearing of new restaurant breweries, yet the number of craft breweries has been growing rapidly. In 2018, the beer market is likely to grow a little, while the share of AB InBev Efes may decrease due to the integration. ...
China Resources Buys 21% Stake in Chinese Brewery Kingway
China Resources paid $161.3 million for the stake, according to data on the Hong Kong stock exchange website today. The website listed multiple units of China Resources in the transaction, including food, retail and property company China Resources Enterprise Ltd. (291)
China Resources paid 44.1 cents a share on March 9, according to the data on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The shares last traded at HK$2.30, equivalent to 30 U.S. cents, on March 9.
Kingway rose to the highest in five months yesterday in Hong Kong trading after a Heineken NV joint venture said it was selling its stake in the beer maker.
The venture between Heineken, the world’s third-largest brewer, and Fraser & Neave was selling its 21.4 percent stake in Kingway to an unidentified buyer, according to a statement to Singapore’s stock exchange yesterday.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was an adviser to the sale, Sarah Koh, a spokeswoman at Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd., one of the entities involved in the Heineken-Fraser & Neave joint venture, said in an e-mailed response yesterday. Heineken-APB paid $91 million for the Kingway stake in 2004, she said.
Mona Leong, a spokeswoman for China Resources in Hong Kong, didn’t respond to a phone call made to the company out of office hours. Vanessa Wong, company secretary at Kingway, also didn’t respond to a call made after office hours.
Kingway owns seven breweries in China, each with an annual production capacity of 200,000 tons, according to its web site.
11 Мар. 2011