E-Malt.com weekly newsletter
Week June 03-09 , 2002
1. Trading info. 2. Industry news. 3. Malt markets and prices. 4. Malting barley prices.
1. Trading info
Actually there are 2 DEMANDS for 3600 tons of barley on the trading portal www.e-malt.com
- Demand for 2000 mtons of barley, 2RS, Scarlet, crop 2002, in bulk, delivery NOVEMBER 2002 TO MARCH 2003 , at EUR 127.00/mton, FOB Creil ( to see the barley request, please view code BR0406O1116)
- Demand for 1600 mtons of barley, 2RS, Scarlet, crop 2001, in bulk, delivery June 2002, the price is open for offers, DDP 800 tons Kursk and 800 tons Povolzhie (Russia)
( to see the barley request, please view code BR3005O1100)
2. Industry news
Heineken has made an important move for the expansion of its current share
in the German beer market which is the largest in Europe and which is at
the same time one of the most fragmented, with about 1270 breweries.
In order to obtain a more solid position in Germany , Heineken together
with Schorghuber Corporate Group bought 45 % from the stock of Karlsberg
International Brand GmbH (KIB),a company from Germany which yearly sells
3900000 hectolitres of beer and which appertains to Carlsberg group.
The 45% stake in KIB will be consolidated into ........[www.e-malt.com]
Alhambra brewery from Spain has managed to increase in this financial year
its production by 33%. As a result of this accomplishment , company's sales
rose as well . Hence, in 2001 Alhambra succeeded to obtain sales of EUR
57,33 mln , which is an increase of 34 % over the sales registered in the
Baltica , the first brewery from Russia with a market share
of 33 %, is willing to strengthen more its position on the Russian beer
market and to expand its actual market share . In order to reach such a
performance the Russian brewer is increasing the capacities of its actual
breweries and building other new ones.
The proof of this fact is the construction of other new brewery (the third
in 2002) by Baltica in Habarovsk (Eastern Siberia). It is planned that the
brewery from Habarovsk will begin to operate in the next summer and its
capacity will be of 1000000 hl. Besides the fact that this brewery will
considerably improve the standing of Baltica in Russia it will also
The beer market from Russia is in continuous growth . In this year it grew
by 14% . What's more , the sector analysts state that it is very likely that
this market will steadily grow in the following years. The forecasts say
also that beer consumption per capita will reach in 2006 the value of 71,0
liters in 2001 this figure being of 42,6 liters only.
It was evaluated as well, that three main factors have stimulated the
growth from this year: an increase in the population's revenues which
Miller has been finally sold to SAB. This piece of news has been announced
to the public this Thursday by a spokesperson of Miller . The amount of this
transaction has been also announced - SAB has paid USD 5.6 milliard for its
The new company which becomes the second brewery in the world after
Anheuser Busch will be named " SABMiller" and its headquarter will be
located in London. The activity of the new formed company will be focused
on brewing , marketing and
3. Malt markets and prices.
Domestic EU business continued at a brisk pace during May, albeit at lower price levels, as a consequence of weaker barley markets.
Most prices concluded during the month, were around EUR 290,-, delivered breweries, average price for 2003.
Larger brewery groups managed to purchase well below average price levels. The EU brewers have covered most of their needs for 2003 by now.
Theoretical malt prices for crop 2001 and 2002 are available on the site www.e-malt.com
4. Malting barley prices, French barley prices
nq - Not quoted
| URO = USD 0.9397 June 5, 2002
| Crop year
|| FOB Creil
|| July 2002
Prices for Danish and UK malting barley are available on the site www.e-malt.com
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