Overall, per capital alcohol consumption in the mainland has seen a striking increase from 2.5 litres in 1978 to 6.7 litres in 2010. Photo: AFP

Chinese drinkers consume more alcohol than the Brits and Australians, says study

Writing in The Lancet medical journal, researchers note that social and health issues related to dramatic increase in alcohol consumption have been largely neglected by the Chinese government

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Overall, per capital alcohol consumption in the mainland has seen a striking increase from 2.5 litres in 1978 to 6.7 litres in 2010. Photo: AFP
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