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. ...
Denmark. Royal Unibrew’s “positive earnings trend continues” in Q1 2011
“In light of the timing of Easter, we are content to have on the whole maintained our revenue while defending or winning market shares. And not least, we are pleased that, in spite of the revenue development, we have been able to continue improving our financial results. In Q1 we also finalised the agreement concerning the merger of Royal Unibrew Polska with Polish Van Pur, which is a significant step towards achieving the targeted position in Poland. All in all we have now realised the major structural changes of our business, which means that we can focus completely on developing our existing activities and on realising the strategic targets established for 2011?, says Henrik Brandt, CEO.
•Generally market shares were won or defended on branded beer as well as soft and malt drinks.
•Net revenue declined by just below 5% to DKK 745 million. Adjusted for the sale of the Caribbean breweries and the Polish activities, the organic revenue decline was below 1%.
•EBITDA increased by DKK 12 million to DKK 76 million.
•Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) increased by DKK 30 million from 2010 amounting to DKK 40 million.
•Profit before tax amounted to DKK 21 million compared to a loss of DKK 21 million in 2010.
•Free cash flow amounted to a negative DKK 28 million in Q1 2011 compared to a negative DKK 6 million in 2010.
•Net interest-bearing debt increased by DKK 45 million in the quarter to DKK 815 million.
Royal Unibrew maintains the outlook for 2011 as announced in March 2011 as follows:
•Net revenue: DKK 3,400-3,550 million
•EBITDA: DKK 575-625 million
•EBIT: DKK 435-485 million
4 мая. 2011