Russian alcohol limits hit Carlsberg sales

A limit on the size of plastics beer bottles in Russia has affected Carlsberg’s 2017 sales and profits, with a DKK 4.8 billion ($788m) impairment of the Russian Blatika brand affecting net profit, which stood at 1.26 billion kroner ($210 million), down from DKK 4.49m ($738m) the previous year.

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