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Tsingtao Brewery

Tsingtao faces test of confidence

The resignation of Tsingtao Brewery chairman Jin Zhiguo, coming just days after a major shareholder sold HK$1.5 billion worth of shares in the company, will weigh on market sentiment towards the brewer, analysts say.

Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am

Tsingtao faces test of confidence

The resignation of Tsingtao Brewery chairman Jin Zhiguo, coming just days after a major shareholder sold HK$1.5 billion worth of shares in the company, will weigh on market sentiment towards the brewer, analysts say.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cheers to tradition

Wherever Germans go, they take their beer with them. That is why Qingdao offers China's most popular beer, Tsingtao, which was first brewed in 1903 by a consortium of Hong Kong-based British entrepreneurs and Qingdao-based German brewers.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Resort speeds up change

The Qingdao Ocean Spring Resort, due to begin trial operations this year, is expected to help transform Qingdao from a sightseeing to a leisure destination.

The resort will contain China's largest hot springs centre and the first outlets centre within a resort. Its hot springs centre is expected to boost visitor traffic during the low season.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Qingdao aims to harness the sea for its growth

If you ask for a bottle of beer in a restaurant on the mainland, chances are that you'll get a Tsingtao. The beer has been a highlight during the past century for the former German colonial town of Tsingtao, or Qingdao as it is known today.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Braving the beast to do business on the mainland

Lunar New Year is a time for lai see, feasts, mahjong and amusing stories.

Here are a couple of recent tales from friends competing in the ever-growing mainland retail market that no serious corporate dare ignore. Both are about clothing brands that most women have heard of and women like me cannot afford.

20 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Tsingtao to use more funds for promoting brand

Tsingtao Brewery, one of the nation's top beer producers, has said it will slash capital expenditure by more than half this year to preserve resources so it can promote its eponymous beer amid slack demand.

15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Rumour merchants give Tsingtao in Taiwan a hangover

Tsingtao Beer, we are sure, is made to the highest quality. But this did not stop nasty rumours being spread on the mainland last month that the products of several listed spirits-makers contained cancer-causing contaminants.

11 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Tsingtao income rises on less tax, asset losses

Tsingtao Brewery, the mainland's second-largest beer producer, said first-half net profit jumped 41.36 per cent year on year on a decline in taxes and lower asset-impairment losses.

However, operating profit rose only 7.88 per cent as an increase in Beijing Olympics-related marketing expenses outpaced sales growth.

20 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Detours: Qingdao

Beer is not the first thing people associate with China, but Tsingtao is probably the country's best known brand. It's a product of the vicissitudes of history, a direct result of the foreign domination of Qingdao in the 20th century.

The Beer Museum in Qingdao, which opened in 2003, the brewery's centennial year, is as much about the town as about the product.

30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Rising costs force big breweries to raise prices

The rising cost of raw materials, transport, and wages are putting pressure on some big mainland breweries to increase the price of beer.

7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

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