Carlsberg will reports its Q2 and H1 numbers later this week

Carlsberg will reports its Q2 and H1 numbers later this week

On Wednesday, Carlsberg will announce its second-quarter and half-year results. Here, just-drinks looks at the brewer's activities in the three months to the end of June.

  • In mid-April, Carlsberg gave an indication of its future strategy for growth, through its targeting of Asia's burgeoning beer markets. The group confirmed it had launched Tuborg in Vietnam, claiming the brand is "perfectly suited for Vietnamese consumers".

The Vietnamese beer market - Click here for a just-drinks focus

In the three months to the end of March:

  • Sales in organic terms increased by 2%
  • In reported terms, the top-line fell by 3.4% to DKK13.01bn (US$1.99bn)
  • Volumes were down by 3%
  • Full-year operating profits forecast to grow by a low single-digit percentage