Beer production in Ukraine fell to a ten-year low.
In January 2017 Ukrainian brewers had reduced beer production to a historic low over the past 10 years.
About it reports a press-service of the company Ukrpivo.
In the press release industry a company producing beer, soft drinks and mineral waters “Ukrpivo”, refers to the disappointing figures of production in January of this year.
“According to experts “Ukrpivo”, the production of beer in January 2017 decreased by 11.7% compared to the same period last year to 7.1 million decaliters. Thus, the January 2017 showed a historic minimum in the production of beer in the first month of the new year for the last 10 years”, – stated in the message.
According to the company, the volume of malt production in January decreased by 9.7% to 20.7 thousand tons.
According to the report, in the off-season from November 2016 to January 2017 – domestic brewers produced 31.7 million decaliters of beer against gave 35.5 million for the same period last year.
“Thus, the decline in production of beer in the off-season was the same of 11.7%. In other words, the comparison of production of beer in the period, when the demand is almost not affected by temperature factor, gives the possibility to estimate more exactly the relationship between the economic component and of the prospects of the brewing business,” the company explained.
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