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Why Chinese beverages won't conquer the world

China may be the world's second biggest economy but, when it comes to global brand-building, the country lags most top nations....

Carlsberg, Anheuser-Busch InBev merger possible

A merger between Carlsberg and one of the other 'Big Four' global brewers remains "unlikely", but a tie-up with Anheuser-Busch InBev is not...

just the Facts - SABMiller in Asia Pacific

James Wilmore | 18 Jul 2013

SABMiller presented its current thoughts on its Asia-Pacific unit at a seminar in London yesterday (17 July). Here, just drinks takes a closer look at the company's businesses in the region:

SABMiller & Kingway - Got What You Paid For?

Olly Wehring | 7 Feb 2013

We journalists do like a good adjective. Honestly, you can't beat a strong descriptor to get a reader's attention. So, when an analyst suggested that SABMiller's CR Snow JV had paid an “eyewatering” price for Kingway Brewery in China, a lot of us journos sat up and took a sip of coffee.

Focus - China's Beer Market

Andy Morton | 6 Feb 2013

China may have the world's highest overall consumption, but leading brewers face an uphill struggle to find strong profits, an analyst claimed today. Here, just-drinks looks at the fragmented Chinese beer market with the help of Bernstein's figures and analysis.

Asahi Group To Pay Top Dollar For StarBev?

Chris Mercer | 2 Mar 2012

An Asahi Group move for StarBev looks dubious, even if the reports are true.

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Tsingtao dives into folklore for new UK campaign

Andy Morton | 26 Jan 2015

Tsingtao's UK distributor, Halewood International, has launched a new campaign for the Chinese beer brand based on the “Eight Immortals” from Chinese mythology.

Tsingtao rolls out Chinese New Year packs in UK

Andy Morton | 5 Jan 2015

Tsingtao's UK distributor has unveiled limited-edition Chinese New Year packs for the beer.

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Tsingtao Brewery Co see FY profits rise - reports

James Wilmore | 26 Mar 2014

Tsingtao Brewery Co has seen a healthy rise in full-year profits and gained market share, according to reports.

Tsingtao launches ping pong cinema ad

James Wilmore | 24 Jan 2014

Chinese brewer Tsingtao is aiming to up its UK profile with the launch of a new month-long cinema ad campaign.

A-B InBev silent on US$630m Ginsber deal rumours

James Wilmore | 15 Jan 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has declined to comment on reports it is set to acquire China's Ginsber Draft Beer Company for CNY3.8bn (US$630m).

Tsingtao Brewery to sponsor AFC Champions League

Jacob de Lichtenberg | 11 Dec 2013

Tsingtao Brewery has partnered with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to become the official sponsor for the AFC Champions League soccer tournament.

Carlsberg silent on possible Chinese brewing targ

James Wilmore | 12 Nov 2013

Carlsberg has declined to comment directly on reports it is eyeing Chinese brewing groups Tsingtao and Beijing Yanjing among its possible acquisition targets, but said Asia remains “an important part” of its M&A agenda.

Carlsberg appoints ex Coca-Cola exec as Asia chief

James Wilmore | 12 Nov 2013

Carlsberg has appointed a former Heinz and Coca-Cola Co executive to head up its Asia unit after the previous incumbent quit earlier this year.

Tsingtao posts H1 profits jump - report

Andy Morton | 30 Aug 2013

Tsingtao Brewery has posted a big rise in first-half net profits, according to reports.

Constellation seals Modelo assets deal

James Wilmore | 10 Jun 2013

Constellation Brands is set to double its sales after completing the acquisition of Grupo Modelo's US beer business and one of its breweries from Anheuser-Busch InBev for US$4.75bn.

Tsingtao grows share in FY as sales, profits rise

Olly Wehring | 28 Mar 2013

Tsingtao Brewery Co has posted rising sales and profits for 2012, as volumes increased markedly in the year.

SABMiller defends Kingway "eye-watering" price

Olly Wehring | 6 Feb 2013

SABMiller has defended itself against accusations that its Chinese JV is set to pay “an eye-watering price” for Kingway Brewery Holdings.

Brewers' Chinese profits chase may be futile

Andy Morton | 6 Feb 2013

China's massive beer volumes are set to rise further, but market fragmentation and weak margins may sink SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev's profit hopes in the country indefinitely, an analyst has claimed.

Tsingtao Brewery Co YTD profits flat

James Wilmore | 30 Oct 2012

Tsingtao Brewery Co has reported flat profits in the first nine months of 2012, with raw material price hikes and rising labour costs offsetting a lift in sales.

Boon Rawd Brewery Co to invest US$518m - report

Andy Morton | 18 Sep 2012

Singha maker Boon Rawd Brewery Co is to invest THB16bn (US$518m) in a new brewery and the upgrade of an existing facility, according to local reports.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

James Wilmore | 17 Aug 2012

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Tsingtao Brewery Co sees H1 growth outpace cooling

Andy Morton | 16 Aug 2012

Tsingtao Brewery Co's premium brands outpaced first-half growth in lower-margin labels as China's economic slowdown cooled the country's beer market.

Asahi on tail of Suntory, Kirin - analyst

Andy Morton | 10 Jul 2012

Asahi Group's attempts to catch up on domestic rivals in the global market may heat up as cash flows increase and home growth is squeezed, an analyst has said.

Tsingtao chairman quits over "health reasons"

Andy Morton | 29 Jun 2012

The chairman of Chinese brewer Tsingtao has stepped down for health reasons, the company has announced.

Major Tsingtao shareholder cuts holding

James Wilmore | 21 Jun 2012

Tsingtao's third-largest shareholder, billioniare Chen Fa Shu, has netted HKD1.5bn (US$192m) from a selldown of his shareholding in the brewery, according to local reports.

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Olly Wehring | 8 Jun 2012

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