Tsingtao Beer's net profit up 30.2% in 2019
Visitors enjoy Tsingtao beer festival in Maanshan, Anhui province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
QINGDAO - Tsingtao Brewery Co Ltd, China's major brewery and producer of Tsingtao Beer, saw net profit rise 30.2 percent year-on-year to 1.85 billion yuan ($2.6 billion) in 2019, the company announced on Sunday.
Ranking as the fifth-largest beer producer in the world, Tsingtao Brewery sold 8.05 million kiloliters of beer in 2019 and its operating revenue reached 27.98 billion yuan, up 5.3 percent year-on-year.
Its century-old brand is valued at 163.77 billion yuan last year, securing the first place among China's beer brands.