AB InBev’s setback can be explained at least partly by shifting trends in China, where younger consumers are increasingly moving away from traditional beers toward higher-priced craft brews and cocktails

For months, executives from Anheuser-Busch InBev NV raced to prepare for a listing of its Asian subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd. It wa(...)

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/File Photo/Reuters

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV kicked off the year’s biggest initial public offering, a sale of shares in its Asia Pacific unit that could raise as much as $(...)

Trade between China and Ireland is currently at record levels. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

In Dublin’s gossipy stockbroking community, it was a wonder that the talks were kept under wraps for so long. It emerged in early February that Goodb(...)

The $3.1 billion (€2.7 billion) investment - which would give Heineken a stake in CRH (Beer) Ltd, which controls CR Beer - comes as the Dutch brewer has struggled in China

Heineken is buying a 40 per cent stake in the parent of China’s largest beer company in a multibillion-dollar bet it can challenge arch-rival AB InBev(...)

Chinese President Xi Jinping: after Mr Jinping’s government and US officials traded allegations of cyber espionage, China is stepping up its support of domestic chip production to lessen its dependence on foreign technology. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

A group led by China Resources Holdings’s semiconductor business and Hua Capital Management Ltd made an offer for Fairchild Semiconductor Internationa(...)

Tesco will pay HK$4.33 billion (€412 million) to buy 20 per cent of a venture with the state-run China Resources. The venture will combine Tesco’s unp(...)