South Korea’s beer imports have hit a record high in the first half of the year in both volume and value and have overtaken exports for the first time.
The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.
The labour union of Pernod Ricard’s South Korean arm is to go on strike to protest the layoff of 30 employees on what claims are “insufficient grounds”.
A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.
Constellation Brands has appointed Lotte Liquor as the exclusive importor and distributor for Svedka vodka in the fast-growing South Korean drinks market.
The Scotch Whisky Association has published the details of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky export markets by both volume and value.
Are the BRIC economies taking too much of the limelight away from other, potentially more prosperous, markets?
Hite-Jinro has introduced warning labels on its products in Seoul in conjunction with a police crackdown on violent incidents involving alcohol.
Korea-based foreign alcohol distributor, Hiscot, has officially merged with the Hite-Jinro group.
The week after the Budget saw the business news agenda move away from the focus on individuals and back to looking at the state of the UK’s economy as a whole.
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