請更新您的瀏覽器

您使用的瀏覽器版本較舊,已不再受支援。建議您更新瀏覽器版本,以獲得最佳使用體驗。

China's beverage sales up in first five months

A citizen shops at a supermarket in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, June 9, 2021. (Photo by Li Hao/Xinhua)

BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- China's beverage sales jumped 10.4 percent year on year in the first five months of the year, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed.

Retail sales of beverage products reached 93.8 billion yuan (about 14 billion U.S. dollars) in the period, according to the ministry.

The output of China's major beverage manufacturers, each with annual revenue of at least 20 million yuan, edged down 0.5 percent from one year ago to 73.11 million tonnes in the first five months.

In May alone, these firms produced about 15.44 million tonnes of beverages, down 7 percent year on year, the data also showed. ■