Sun Interbrew, which currently owns breweries in Russia and Ukraine has raised its sales to 230m litres of beer and soft drinks in the first quarter of 2001, an increase of 30m litres for the same period the previous year. Sun Interbrew said in a press release that in January-March the company sold Euro60.8m (US$52.3m) worth of products versus the Euro$3.6m in the same period of the previous year. Its net losses fell from Euro2.4m last first quarter to Euro0.7m for the 2001 first quarter.