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Russia: Positions of Brewing Companies

The review contains an analysis of interim performance of brewers in the first half of 2019. There are rather dynamic changes behind a modest industry growth. Baltika is again experiencing a stage of volumes and market share slid due to competition with AB InBev Efes. Because of the price competition and presence expansion in the modern trade company #2. has come close to the leading position. At the same time sales of Heineken Russia have continued growing which makes the premium part of the portfolio heavier. The market premiumization trend had been also confirmed by import brands. MBC and Zavod Trekhsosenskiy have been the most successful among federal market players. The market share of independent regional brewers and Ochakovo have continued falling as they are being squeezed out by the market leaders at their competitive fields.

Ukrainian beer market 2019: companies and brands

In 2019 beer production and market have been still fluctuating about zero point. However, the past season was successful for brewers judging by the sales profitability. The price mix has improved due to rapid general market premiumization, as well as its particular aspect, the growth of import beer sales. By the season end AB InBev Efes improved its positions considerably. It turned out that consumers had not forgot Efes brands that had to leave the market, but started to recover rapidly. Against the stagnating market that meant sales decline of other companies, in the first place Carlsberg Group that most of all beneficiated from Efes exiting the market. PPB turned out to be stable to branding activity of its competitor and Obolon kept the same volumes and at the moment it is the absolute leader of the economy segment. The share growth of independent producers took place thanks to leading craft breweries, that so far do not have a big market weight, but they are rapidly gaining it.

Brewing industry in Kazakhstan 2019

During the first half of 2019, the majority of Kazakh brewers made their contribution into positive dynamics. Yet it was companies of the lower division, not the two transnational leaders that raised their production and sales. The shares of draft beer and aluminum can which is rapidly squeezing glass bottle out of the market, have been growing. The price segmentation has remained stable despite the substantial rise of retail prices and fluctuations of brand market shares, while the borders between segments have become blurred. The main events in the industry have been: the announced revision of the beer excise policy, launch of BeerKhan brand in the strong beer segment, and most important – purchasing assets of Shymkentbeer by Arasan.

Vietnam. 4 enterprises occupied 88.4% of the beer industry

In 2015, although the national beer output reached 3.4 billion liters, according to the Association of Beer - Alcohol - Beverage Vietnam (VBA), over 5 years, the growth rate of the beer sector was dwindling rapidly as in 2011 it was 8.5%, and fell to 4.7% by 2015.

Mr. Nguyen Van Vietnam, President VBA said that the largest share of beer production was Sabeco, with output reaching 1.38 billion liters in 2015. Next is the product of Heineken with 729 million liters. Habeco is No. 3, with 667.8 million liters and Carlsberg brands with 229 million liters. Thus, 4 enterprises Sabeco, Heineken, Carlsberg Habeco and occupied 88.4% of the beer industry.

Currently there are approximately 129 breweries with production facilities scale ranging from 50 million liters to 100 million liters per year, as well as two large beer producers: Sabeco with 200 million liters (can be expanded to 300 million liters) and Habeco with 200 million liters per year. The total capacity of the beer industry reaches approximately 4.8 billion liters per year.

Now businesses are focusing their efforts on the season of the year. As the beer business in the North, which is significantly influenced by weather factors, there wil be moves to push the volume of beer consumption to a maximum level.

In the North, Habeco is a manufacturer with many popular brands, such as beer, Truc Bach, Hanoi Beer ..., there is fairly wide coverage.

23 мая. 2016



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