CANADA STATISTICS

BY MONICA DOBIE, in Montreal, Canada
CANADIANS are drinking more and better beer, according to figures published by Statistics Canada, that indicate sales of imported beers have increased their market share by 25 per cent last year, capturing nine per cent of the total market.

These figures mark the sixth year in a row where the market share of standard domestic brands such as Labatt and Molson have declined.

In total, Canadians spent CAN$13-billion on alcohol last year an increase of 5 per cent from the year before.

More than 50 per ...


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