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Base Currency: Euro
on May 18, 2018
Base Currency: US Dollar
on May 18, 2018
      1 EUR = 1.1805 USD
1 EUR = 0.8735 GBP
1 EUR = 1.5077 CAD
1 EUR = 1.5681 AUD
1 EUR = 130.6600 JPY
1 EUR = 4.3286 BRL
1 EUR = 73.0236 RUB
1 EUR = 7.5174 CNY
      1 USD = 0.8471 EUR
1 USD = 0.7395 GBP
1 USD = 1.2786 CAD
1 USD = 1.3295 AUD
1 USD = 110.5900 JPY
1 USD = 3.6840 BRL
1 USD = 61.8215 RUB
1 USD = 6.3636 CNY

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Equities of the Largest Breweries

Breweries Equities

Average Market Prices Change Trend

May 18, 2018
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2017
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 169.50-171.50 up0.59%
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 162.00-164.00 up0.62%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 366.50-368.50 up0.34%
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 357.50-359.50 up0.34%
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) 162.00-164.00up0.62%
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2018
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 185.50-187.50 down0.53%
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 164.00-166.00 down0.60%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 381.00-383.00 down0.32%
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 355.00-357.00 down0.34%
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) nq 
German Malting Barley
Crop 2018
Ex Farm
Average Malting Barley Price 192.00-194.00 up0.03%
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2017
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,144.00-1,146.00 down1.72%
Malting Barley (West) 1,164.00-1,166.00 down0.85%
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2018
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,194.00-1,196.00 down0.83%
Malting Barley (West) 1,194.00-1,196.00 down0.83%
Canadian Barley/Malt
Crop 2017
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg 310.00-312.00 -
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk in store, Vancouver 349.00-351.00 -
6-Row Malting Barley, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
2-Row Malt, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
2-Row Malt, bulk in store, Vancouver nq  
6-Row Malt, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
Feed Barley, basis Lethbridge 255.00-257.00 -
Feed Barley, basis Winnipeg 255.00-257.00 -
Feed Barley, bulk in store, Vancouver 318.00-320.00 -
US Barley
Crop 2017
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk, railcar Great Falls, Montana 171.00-173.00 -
6-Row Malting Barley, bulk, railcar Minneapolis, Minnesota nq  
Feed Barley, basis Great Falls, Montana 126.00-128.00 -
Feed Barley, basis Minneapolis, Minnesota 129.00-131.00 -
-No change; upPrice increase; downPrice decrease versus last publication.

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Top Industry News

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Graph of the week

Source: Deutscher Maelzerbund e. V.

Table of the week

Czech Hops Area, Production, and Yields 2012-2017

Table of the week.
Prices Evolution

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Scientific Digest


Wild hops can be found almost everywhere - including Italy. Maybe some wild hops found in Umbria, Italy can help in future breeding to create new hop varieties. For this reason a group of Italian researchers have an inventory of the germplasm for a number of different wild hops.


Riccioni, C et al: IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF WILD HOP GERMPLASM IN UMBRIA REGION, P.3.6 at13th Trends in Brewing, April 2018, Ghent
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Source: Barth Innovations

These Days in Business History

17 May
1892 - George Sampson patents clothes dryer
1921 - Belgian-Luxembourg sign customs union
1968 - European Space Research Org launches 1st satellite

18 May
1801 - Well over a century after stock trading began in Britain, the cornerstone of the stock exchange building is finally laid in the City of London
1804 - Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate
1822 - Frederic Passy is born, French economist/pacifist, Nobel 1901
1954 - European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect
1969 - Apollo program: Apollo 10 is launched

19 May
1892 - Charles Brady King invents pneumatic hammer
1913 - William Reddington Hewlett is born, American Businessman
1939 - 1st regular transatlantic airmail (New York to Marsseille France)

20 May
1806 - John Stuart Mill is born, UK, philosopher/political economist/Utilitarian
1875 - International Bureau of Weights and Measures forms by treaty
1892 - Charles Brady King invents pneumatic hammer
1983 - First publications of the discovery of the HIV virus that causes AIDS in the journal Science by Luc Montagnier


May 2018:
16-18: Craft Beer China 2018 (Shanghai, China)
22-24: Beer 2018 (Sochi, Russia)
23-27: Latvia Beer Fest 2016 (Riga, Latvia)
31-02 June: Copenhagen Beer Festival 2018 (Copenhagen, Denmark)

June 2018:
06-09: Mondial de la Biere 2018 (Montreal, Canada)
07-08: The Brewers of Europe Forum 2018 (Brussels, Belgium)

10-13: ASBC Malt Flavor and Aroma Symposium 2018 (Roseville, MN, USA)
20-22: Sea Brew 2018 (Manila, Philippines)
29-01 July: Mondial de la Biere 2018 (Paris, France)

August 2018:
03-05: The 22nd International Berlin Beer Festival (Berlin, Germany)
07-11: The Great British Beer Festival 2018 (London, UK)
08-11: Vietfood & Beverage 2018 (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
10-11: Beervana 2018 (Wellington, New Zealand)
12-15: Brewing Summit 2018 (San Diego, USA)

September 2018:
04-06: food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) (Johannesburg, South Africa)
12-14: 6th International Symposium for Young Scientists and Technologists in Malting, Brewing and Distilling (Bittburg/Trier, Germany)
20-22: The Great American Beer Festival 2018 (Denver, USA)
22-07 October: Oktoberfest 2018 (Munich, Germany)
24-26: 9th Iberoamerican VLB Symposium 2018 (Recife, Brazil)

October 2018:
23-26: China Brew China Beverage 2018 (Shanghai, China)
24-26: drink technology India 2018 (Mumbai, India)

November 2018:
13-15: Brau Beviale 2018 (Nuremberg, Germany)

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Brewery newsIreland: Beer remains Ireland’s most popular drink
The latest report from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) shows that spirit consumption in Ireland is increasing, while beer still holds the ...More info on site

Brewery newsNew Zealand: Lion reports rise in 2017 revenue and volumes
Lion - Beer, Spirits & Wine (NZ), the New Zealand unit of Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings, says 2017 revenue climbed 4.3 per cent and ...More info on site

Brewery newsMalaysia: Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia’s Q1 net profit up 19.9%
Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd kicked off the current financial year on a positive note, with its net profit up 19.9% to RM80.82 million in ...More info on site

Brewery newsIreland: C&C Group to invest EUR2 mln in increasing brewing capacity in Ireland
Cider and beer maker C&C Group intends to invest up to €2 mln on increasing capacity at its Irish brewing facilities — either in ...More info on site

Brewery newsSri Lanka: Lion Brewery praises government’s new tax policy
Sri Lanka's Lion Brewery has praised the government’s new tax policy based on alcohol content, saying beer sales had recovered sharply as it was ...More info on site

Brewery news Thailand & Vietnam: Fifa World Cup expected to boost on-trade beer sales in Thailand and Vietnam
The Fifa World Cup competition is expected to boost on-trade sales and consumption of Thai Beverage’s beers, not only in Thailand but also in Vietnam, say analysts.

“We expect the World Cup event happening in June and July to stimulate on-trade consumption,” says RHB Securities while CGS-CIMB Securities says it is hopeful that World Cup festivities could catalyse beer sales in 3Q18.

To recap, ThaiBev’s results for the 2Q18 ended March have improved sequentially, held up by a recovery in spirit volumes sold in Thailand as well as acquisitions in the spirits and food segments, the Edge Singapore reported on May 16.

However, on-trade beer consumption reportedly remains weak, especially in the upcountry areas. As such, volumes were negatively impacted.

Earnings contributions from the acquisition of Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp (Sabeco) were also eroded by acquisition and finance costs.

Meanwhile, spirits segment continues to be resilient due to higher proportion of off-trade demand. The proportion of brown spirit sales has also increased relative to white spirits.

“We are optimistic on this trend, since brown spirits have a higher price point per bottle and could drive revenue growth faster than white spirits,” says RHB analyst Juliana Cai.

Phillip Securities analyst Soh Lin Sin says ThaiBev’s existing alcoholic ...More info on site

Brewery news Argentina: Production ministry approves AB InBev, CCU brands swap in Argentina
Argentina’s production ministry approved Anheuser Busch InBev NV plan to divest its brands in the country, the Global Legal Chronicle reported on May 18.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Rosso Alba, Francia & Asociados, McDermott Will & Emery and Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal advised on the transaction.

As part of the proposal from AB InBev and CCU, which has operations in Argentina, AB InBev would transfer the Isenbeck, Diosa, Norte, Iguana and Baltica brands, as well as the licenses to Warsteiner and Grolsch, to CCU. In turn, CCU would give the Argentina rights to the Budweiser brand to AB InBev in exchange for a payment of up to $400 million over three years.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV manufactures alcoholic beverages. The company, led by Carlos Alves De Brito, Luis Felipe Pedreira Dutra Leite and Miguel Patricio in 2017 recorded €50 billion Revenues.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. operates as a beverage company principally in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Brewery news Canada: Beer industry urges politicians to hike up marijuana taxes
When it comes to smoking weed, the grass is a little greener in Canada. Not only is the Great White North working to completely legalize cannabis this summer, the overall cost of pot is significantly cheaper north of the border. According to a recent analysis by Wikileaf, Canadians pay about 30% less for weed than their American neighbors, with an eighth of legal bud going for about C$40 in the States, and C$27.90 in Canada, the Merry Jane reported on May 17.

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada since 2001, and the country's medical canna-businesses do not face the same restrictions that their American counterparts do. "Part of the reason cannabis is so much cheaper in Canada than the United States is there is a much longer history of legalization in Canada, and thus a larger supply of legal marijuana growers and sellers," Christian Parroco wrote for Wikileaf. "While cannabis companies in the United States can't even have bank accounts, in Canada there are publicly traded cannabis companies on the stock market. In anticipation of nationwide legalization this year, the supply of marijuana continues to grow."

Not everyone is psyched about the prospect of cheap, legally available weed, though. Canadians currently ...More info on site

Brewery news India: Beer sales in Maharashtra decline on steep rise in prices
Despite a scorcher of a summer, the state of Maharashtra is cooling down less with beer, primarily because of a steep rise in its prices, the Mumbai Mirror reported on May 17.

Though the state has been a degree hotter in the past couple of months than it was last year during the same period, its consumption of beer has dropped by 6 per cent.

According to a senior official in the state excise department, in March and April this year Maharashtra consumed 5.91 crore litres of beer compared to 6.29 crore litres in the same two months in 2017.

Even year-on-year, consumption of beer in the state has dropped. In 2016-17, Maharashtra gulped down 32.48 crore litres of beer, while it dropped to 27.59 crore litres in financial year 2017-18.

In sharp contrast, Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) is moving off the shelves quickly with prices holding steady for the past two years. In April 2018, the state consumed 1.61 crore litres of IMFL, compared to 1.49 crore litres in the same month in 2017.

In October last year, the state government increased excise duty on beer by 17 per cent, but did not allow manufacturers to increase retail prices. This resulted in a ...More info on site

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