The Russian beer maker Baltika has reported sales last year up 32% year-on-year to 1.401 billion liters.

According to an Interfax report its eponymous flagship brand 'Baltika' was up 16% to 790m litres.

Other brands also performed well with the 'Don' beer up 56% to 105m liters; 'Arsenalnoye up 150% to 290m liters (118 million) and 'Medovoye' up 10% to 216m.

The company invested US$115m on development last year, the most it had in any other year. Share in the domestic market increased to 22.5%.