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Change trend

11 Jan - 14 Jan, 2007
Crop 2006
2rs Barley €207.0-209.0 0.95%
6rw Barley €185.0-187.0 1.06%
2rs Malt €404.0-406.0 0.61%
6rw Malt €376.0-378.0 0.66%
Crop 2007
2rs Barley €157.0-159.0 1.87%
6rw Barley €142.0-144.0 2.05%
2rs Malt €330.0-332.0 1.05%
6rw Malt €310.5-312.5 1.27%

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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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Equities of the Largest Breweries

Top Industry News
Vietnam & Singapore: Asia Pacific Breweries invests in 5th brewery in Vietnam... Click here

Japan: Sapporo Breweries is expecting a 7% rise in 2007 Japanese sales... Click here

Portugal: Anheuser-Busch loses the case on Budweiser brand name in Portugal... Click here

USA & Singapore: Tiger Beer exports to US grew by 142% through Anheuser-Busch... Click here

Romania: Tuborg Romania invested $16 mln in 2006... Click here

China: Chongqing Brewery’s net profit up over 50% in 2006... Click here

Germany & Russia: Avangard could be the 6th world’s bigger maltster... Click here

World: Barley is in a special position... Click here

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Lithuania: Valmieras Alus will invest LVL 2.1 mln into new brewery ... More Info

Brazil: Brewery Femsa's market share is growing for 6th consecutive month ... More Info

USA: Anheuser-Busch declares 29 ½ cents quarterly dividend ... More Info

Ukraine: Beer import in decrease ... More Info

Chile: CCU announces a change in its board of directors ... More Info

Belgium: InBev downgraded from “overweight” to "neutral" ... More Info

Belarus: Belgospicheprom to buy 15.000 t of barley from Agroimpex ... More Info

Latvia: Aldaris brewery announced 83.33 mln litres in sales ... More Info

Japan: Kirin and Asahi Breweries to invest more in no-malt beer production ... More Info

Canada & USA: Limited Subsidiary Ramapo Valley Brewery increases production capacity by 100% ... More Info

USA: Molson Coors Brewing Company offered $1million in support of Denver as Democratic National Convention host ... More Info

Brewery News

0 Vietnam & Singapore: Asia Pacific Breweries invests in 5th brewery in Vietnam

After sealing one of its largest acquisitions with the recent purchase of the Foster's breweries in Central and South Vietnam in September 2006, Asia Pacific Breweries Limited (APB) is acquiring the assets of Quang Nam Brewery (QNB) as part of the ongoing expansion in one of its best performing markets, according to APB’s press release of January 11. This acquisition is executed via Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) in which APB owns a 60% stake.

To extend its presence and further tap on the beer market in Central Vietnam, VBL entered into an agreement with Quang Nam Electric Construction Company (QNEC) to establish a joint venture company, VBL (Quang Nam) Ltd (VBLQN). VBLQN will acquire the existing assets and business of QNB. It also intends to upgrade and expand the brewery's production capacity and will initially be involved in the production, marketing and distribution of "Larger" and "Larue" beer brands.

VBL will inject approximately US$11 million (approximately S$17 million) into VBLQN for its 80% stake in the latter while QNEC will inject approximately US$2.75 million in combination of cash and assets into VBLQN for the remaining 20% stake in VBLQN. QNEC is a state-owned enterprise in Vietnam under the direct management ...
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2 Japan: Sapporo Breweries is expecting a 7% rise in 2007 Japanese sales

Sapporo Breweries Ltd. said it expects to sell 68 million cases of beer and beer-like beverages in Japan in 2007, up 7% from 2006, ...
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2 Portugal: Anheuser-Busch loses the case on Budweiser brand name in Portugal

Europe's top human rights court rejected on Thursday a bid by U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch to take control of the 'Budweiser' brand name in Portugal ...
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0 USA & Singapore: Tiger Beer exports to US grew by 142% through Anheuser-Busch

Asia Pacific Brewery’s collaboration with US beer distributor Anheuser-Busch resulted in a 142% growth of Tiger Beer export to the US in the financial year ending September 2006 compared to previous year, Channel NewsAsia announced on January 10.

Asia Pacific Brewery says the tie-up allows it to gain tremendous headway into the huge American beer market.

Tiger Beer is now available in 48 of the 50 US states through a network of 500 wholesalers.

Anheuser-Busch says it is leveraging on Tiger's Asian appeal and tapping into the fashion, food art and music industry for growth. Imported beers made up 12 percent of the total beer sold in the US, and is growing at 7 to 8 percent annually.

2 Romania: Tuborg Romania invested $16 mln in 2006

United Romania Breweries Bereprod (URBB) has invested nearly $16 mln in 2006, Catalin Ignat, URBB’s marketing vice-president said in an interview to Daily Business ...
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2 China: Chongqing Brewery’s net profit up over 50% in 2006

Chongqing Brewery Co Ltd (SHA 600132), Scottish & Newcastle Plc's Chinese partner, said its net profit in 2006 is likely to have risen over ...
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Malt News

2 Germany & Russia: Avangard could be the 6th world’s bigger maltster

The Avangard’s purchase of 4 Weissheimer malt houses could make Avangard the 6th biggest world maltster, according to a market report of December 12, ...
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Barley News

2 World: Barley is in a special position

Barley is in a special position, as often before, but at price levels hardly ever seen before, analysts commented on December 22. The world ...
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* - 70/30 = 70% Average two Rows Spring and 30% Six Rows Winter
** - 50/50 = 50% Average two Rows Spring and 50% Six Rows Winter

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These Days in Business History
January 11
1757 Alexander Hamilton, future U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and founder of the American financial system, is born on the Caribbean island of Nevis
1759 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia
1873 1st livestock market newspaper published, Drover's Journal, Chicago

January 12
1914 Henry Ford announces that he will share the Ford Motor Co.’s profits with its workers by raising wages from $2.34 for a nine-hour day to $5.00 for an eight-hour day.
1970 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage
1975 Chrysler Corp offers 1st car rebates

January 13
1785 John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times
1942 Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies

January 14
1914 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords
1935 Oil pipeline Iraq-Mediterranean goes into use
1985 British pound (£) sinks to record low-$1.11
January 2007:
2007 Barley Improvement Conference, USA.
IFBM (The French Institute for Brewing and Malting) Advanced Course In Malting Technology

February 2007:
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WBA International Diploma in Brewing Technology Program Chicago
Grainworld 2007, Canada.

March 2007:
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WorldFoodUzbekistan - 2007.
World Barley Malt & Beer Conference.
The 2nd International Trading Summit: Grains & Oilseeds, Turkey.
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