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• China’s alcohol imports up 58%

China’s alcohol imports up 58%

China’s alcohol imports have jumped 58% from last year to $2.4 billion, according to the country’s commerce ministry. In 2011, the country imported 500,000 kilolitres of alcohol, an increase of 30% year-on-year, vice-minister of commerce Jiang Zengwei said at a press conference about an international alcoholic beverage expo that runs from August 9-13 in south west China’s Guizhou province. The country’s alcohol exports increased 51% to US$500 million last year, while it sold 270,000 kilolitres of alcohol to overseas markets, Jiang said.

• China detains 483 in three-day fake booze crackdown

China detains 483 in three-day fake booze crackdown

Chinese police seized 483 suspects and confiscated nearly 140,000 bottles of bogus alcoholic drinks in a three-day crackdown, an official from the Ministry of Public Security said Tuesday. Police in 14 provincial-level areas, including Beijing, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Guizhou, cracked 40 cases involving the production and selling of bogus alcohol, said Gao Feng, deputy director […]