China Resources Beer Boosts Profit on Higher-Margin Beer Sales

  • First half profit from continuing operations grew 45 percent
  • Sales of beer dropped due to slowing economy, bad weather

China Resources Beer Holdings Co., maker of the world’s top-selling brew, reported 605 million yuan (US$91 million) in profit for the first half of the year after focusing on more premium products that garnered higher prices even as sales dipped slightly.

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