06 Apr '11, 4pm

China's beer consumption set to rise, says Spire: SINGAPORE : China consumes 40 billion litres of beer annually,...

China's beer consumption set to rise, says Spire: SINGAPORE : China consumes 40 billion litres of beer annually,...

SINGAPORE : China consumes 40 billion litres of beer annually, or about one-quarter of global beer consumption. And it is set to grow. Research firm Spire said China's beer consumption will expand at a compounded rate of 5 to 10 per cent over the next three to five years. Currently, China consumes 31 litres of beer on a per capita basis, up from 22 litres just five years ago. In comparison, US beer consumption has been at around a constant 80 litres per capita for the last five years. China's economic growth is overflowing into a booming beer industry. Analysts said it is the biggest consumer of beer in Asia and the fastest rising due to its growing middle class and increasing discretionary income. And companies are taking note. Leon Perera, group managing director of Spire Research & Consultancy, said: "China is a very localised beer market, so conditions differ very much...

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