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Currency rates
Equities of largest breweries
Market prices change trend
Top industry news
Brewery news
Barley news
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Malting barley prices
Theoretical malt prices
Table of the week
Graph of the week
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Change trend

16 Oct - 18 Oct 2006
Crop 2006
2rs Barley €171.0-173.0   2.38%
6rw Barley €152.0-154.0   2.68%
2rs Malt €335.0-337.0   2.13%
6rw Malt €311.0-313.0   2.30%
Crop 2007
2rs Barley €153.0-155.0     
6rw Barley €131.0-133.0     
2rs Malt €308.0-310.0   0.65%
6rw Malt €280.0-282.0   0.72%

Note: Just click on the price link and you will be led to our Market Price History.
Average barley market prices are French and are estimated on FOB Creil basis.
Average malt market prices are estimated on FOB Antwerp basis.
The changes are compared to last Newsletter's prices.
Arrows indicate the direction of the change.


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1 EUR = 1.2539 USD
1 EUR = 0.6721 GBP
1 EUR = 1.4267 CAD
1 EUR = 1.6636 AUD
1 EUR = 149.076 JPY
1 EUR = 2.6801 BRL
1 EUR = 33.7831 RUB
1 EUR = 9.9277 CNY
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on 18-October-2006

1 USD = 0.7976 EUR
1 USD = 0.5361 GBP
1 USD = 1.1378 CAD
1 USD = 1.3267 AUD
1 USD = 118.906 JPY
1 USD = 2.1375 BRL
1 USD = 26.9433 RUB
1 USD = 7.9177 CNY

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Equities of the Largest Breweries

Top Industry News
Canada & Japan: Sapporo Breweries Ltd. came out victorious in its bid to acquire Sleeman Breweries Ltd. in a US$265 million deal... Click here

Bulgaria: Beer sales gained 11.8% year-on-year in January-September 2006... Click here

Australia: Federal Court rejected Lion Nathanís final legal bid to support its failed AU$420 million takeover of Coopers Brewery... Click here

Colombia: SABMiller buys 0.21% of Colombia Bavaria for US$9.9 million... Click here

Vietnam & Germany: Saigon Beer strikes a deal with Krones AG for the construction of the new brewery in Cu Chi... Click here

Poland: Beer sales increased 7% between August 2005 and July 2006, the market ranks the second in Central Eastern Europe... Click here

UK: DEFRA estimates barley production will drop to 5.177 million t in 2006... Click here

Ukraine: Barley exports hit a record of 1.17 million t in September 2006... Click here

Scandinavia: Barley prices saw the most impetuous growth in the last 40 years... Click here

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Ukraine: Obolon will invest US$25-30million in the reconstruction of the former Fastovsk brewery ... More Info

USA: ADM appointed Steven Furcich as president of the wholly-owned subsidiary International Malting ... More Info

Latin America: Barley crop forecasts are less optimistic ... More Info

UK: British Beer and Pub Association's Statistical Handbook 2006 says beer remains Britainís favourite alcoholic drink with 43% of the market ... More Info

Thailand: All advertising of alcoholic beverages may be banned ... More Info

World: Barley deficit estimated to reach 1.0 million t ... More Info

EU: HGCA says barley output will drop by 250,000 t to underperform 54.3 million t ... More Info

UK & Russia: Yorkshire brewery Copper Dragon performed the first of 12 shipments to Moscow, Russian ... More Info

Russia: Annual beer consumption per capita in Krasnoyarsk district hit 78 liters ... More Info

UK: Diageo confirms guidance for organic operating profit growth of at least 7% for 2007 fiscal year ... More Info

USA: Pittsburgh Brewing Co. to recover after US$7 million infusion aiming to modernise its facilities ... More Info

Australia: Lion Nathan forms new logistic joint venture with Linfox as part of project invest ... More Info

UK & South Africa: Analysts at UBS reiterate their Ďneutralí rating on SABMiller ... More Info

UK: InBev and Bartle Bogle Hegarty advertising agency resigned their 15 years accounts ... More Info

Australia: Malting barley pool increased by AU$25 to AU$/t 240-250 ... More Info

Poland: Carlsberg moves office work to Poland targeting cost savings in Western Europe ... More Info

UK: Kent brewer Shepherd Neame acquired the Tudor Rose pub for an undisclosed sum ... More Info

USA: Idaho Barley Commission reported October 12 barley prices were 15 to 60 cents higher ... More Info

Thailand: Thai Beverage stocks stay flat, experts forecast new investments/acquisitions worth US$800 million ... More Info

USA: Granite City Food & Brewery continues expansion with new opening in Omaha, Nebraska ... More Info

Cameroon: The Cameroon Anonymous Brewers Association released the brown Pelforth Extra Stout beer ... More Info

USA: Corona Beer consolidates advertising with US fourth-largest independent agency Cramer-Krasselt ... More Info

USA: Anheuser-Bush appoints Shawn 'JAY-Z' Carter as co-brand director for Budweiser select brand developing ... More Info

UK: Heineken launches bottled Amstel for the first time in UK ... More Info

USA: Sacramento Brewing Co. will market Red Horse Ale and Sac-Squatch Ale on some of Trader Joe's 130 stores in California ... More Info


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2 Canada & Japan: Sapporo Breweries Ltd. came out victorious in its bid to acquire Sleeman Breweries Ltd. in a US$265 million deal

The Sapporo Breweries Ltd. unit of Japan's Sapporo Holdings Ltd. said October 17 it succeeded in its bid to buy up Canadian Sleeman Breweries ...
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2 Bulgaria: Beer sales gained 11.8% year-on-year in January-September 2006

Domestic beer sales rose 11.8% year-on-year to 3.9 million hl in January-September 2006, shows data released by the Union of Brewers in Bulgaria (UBB), ...
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2 Australia: Federal Court rejected Lion Nathanís final legal bid to support its failed AU$420 million takeover of Coopers Brewery

Lion Nathan's final legal bid to shore up its failed AU$420 million takeover of Coopers Brewery was scuttled in court October 16, The Advertiser ...
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2 Colombia: SABMiller buys 0.21% of Colombia Bavaria for US$9.9 million

London-based SABMiller Plc bought a 0.21% stake October 12 in a tender offer for shares of its Colombian unit Bavaria SA, but didn't succeed ...
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2 Vietnam & Germany: Saigon Beer strikes a deal with Krones AG for the construction of the new brewery in Cu Chi

German-based machinery manufacturer Krones AG, Neutraubling inked October 16 a deal with the Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverages (Sabeco) for the second-phase of construction ...
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2 Poland: Beer sales increased 7% between August 2005 and July 2006, the market ranks the second in Central Eastern Europe

Between August 2005 and July 2006, the turnover in retail sales of beer in Poland amounted to around PLN8.5 billion, which corresponded to 50 ...
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Barley News

2 UK: DEFRA estimates barley production will drop to 5.177 million t in 2006

According to the figures released by DEFRA (The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), the UK barley production is seen lower at 5.177 ...
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0 Ukraine: Barley exports hit a record of 1.17 million t in September 2006

In September, Ukraine exported 1.17 million t of barley. According to IA "APK-Inform" with reference to customs data, this is an absolute record for this period in the history of Ukraine, AgriMarket.Info released October 13.

During the analogous period of 2005/06, the export of this grain was 640,300 tonnes.

The largest buyer of Ukrainian barley in September 2006 was Saudi Arabia, which imported about 757,000 tonnes.

As it was previously noted, the Ukrainian Government introduced on October 11 quotation for grains export. According to the preliminary data, quota for barley export to the end of the year is 600,000 t.


2 Scandinavia: Barley prices saw the most impetuous growth in the last 40 years

Experts confess the market barley is experiencing the steepest price rising per week they have seen after more than 40 years in international grain ...
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Malting barley prices. French barley prices.
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Prices for Danish malting barley are available on site www.e-malt.com/MarketPrices

Theoretical malt prices.
NB: Prices published are theoretical malt prices including financial cost, THC (for bulk and bags container) and all administrative costs. This prices may fluctuate according to the quantity per delivery and technical specifications.

* - 70/30 = 70% Average two Rows Spring and 30% Six Rows Winter
** - 50/50 = 50% Average two Rows Spring and 50% Six Rows Winter

Theoretical malt prices for crop 2007 are available on site www.e-malt.com/MarketPrices

Table of the week

EU Malt Export Licence Fixations

Graph of the week
World Barley Production

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Agenda
October 2006:
International Beer Summit 2006, Japan.
World Beer Festival, USA
Food And Beverages, Novi Sad Fair, Serbia & Montenegro.
MBAA Brewing and Malting Science Course
Lighthouse International Beer Festival, USA.
Belgian Beer Festival. website:www.beerfestival.be
Belgian Beer Fest - Sunday Brunch, USA.
World Food Ukraine / Ingredients Ukraine International Food and Drinks Exhibition


November 2006:
Balkan Food & Drinks 2006, Bulgaria.
World Food Kazakhstan - 2006
Food & Drinks 2006, Georgia.
EBC SYMPOSIUM ON DRINKABILITY, UK.
InterDrink - 2006, Moscow
PeterFOOD - 2006, Saint-Petersburg
Americas Food & Beverage Show
IHGC meetings Germany
Interfood & Drink, Bulgaria
BRAU Beviale European Trade Fair for the Beverage Industry
Interfood Georgia - 2006
Foodapest - 2006, Budapest
International Forum 'Drinks Industry'
InterFood Tajikistan - 2006


December 2006:
12th OBER Kerstbierfestival , Belgium



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