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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Top 10 Chinese Beers


The Market Shares of China’s Top 10 Beer Brands are listed below...In its seventh consecutive year occupying the number one spot in world beer sales, China is home to more than 300 breweries and more than 1500 beer brands...of these 300 breweries, only 20% of them are turning profits, while 32% are hovering around the breakeven point. The three giants leading China’s pack of domestic brewers are Tsingtao, Huaran Snow, and Yanjing. The top 10 beer brands account for 60.5% of the total market:

Rank / Beer Brand / Market Share (2008)

1 / Huarun Snow Beer / 17.79%

2 / Tsingtao Beer / 13.24%

3 / Yanjing Beer / 10.29%

4 / Henan Kingstar Beer / 4.51%

5 / Chongqing Beer / 4.30%

6 / Sedrin Beer / 3.16%

7 / Guangzhou Zhujiang Beer / 2.90%

8 / Kingway Beer / 1.54%

9 / Suntory Beer / 1.51%

10 / Wuhan Budweiser Beer / 1.26%

2 comments:

Vincetastic said...

I thought Tsingtao would be #1 for sure, even when I spent time there it seemed like more people drank it. Maybe that was only in the region that I was in hear Shangai. I wonder how their international sales compare with the other beers. You can cross-post this to our site http://www.toptentopten.com/ and link back to your site. We are trying to create a directory for top ten lists where people can find your site. The coolest feature is you can let other people vote on the rankings of your list.

james said...

Spent 7 years in Beijing and traveled a lot, I would have bet money on Tsingtao being the most popular.

Having reviewed the list I find three untried beers - I need to go back.