Thailand: Growth in beer market set to slow in 2002
Growth in the Thai beer market is expected next year to slow to between 6% and 8%, down from the 10% projected this year, according to the Bangkok Post newspaper. The report also claims that Jeff Kimble, commercial director of the Thai Asia Pacific Brewery, which produces Heineken and Amstel, said that although the market had reached 12m litres this year, there was room for growth as consumption per capita was low at 18.4 litres, compared with 22 litres in Singapore.
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