More on AB InBev Q2: Beer volumes fall

|By:, SA News Editor

AB InBev's (BUD) comparable volumes -1.2%, own-beer volumes -1%, non-beer volumes -3.9%.

EBITDA growth due to margin increases in North America, Mexico, Latin America South and Asia Pacific.

Attributable profit fall due to mark-to-market losses linked to the hedging of equity exposures and higher taxes.

U.S. growth driven by price hike at the end of the year, and a shift to new products such as 6% lager Bud Light Platinum and margarita-flavored Bud Light Lime Lima-a-Rita.

Brazil volumes -0.4%, an improvement vs Q1; expects volume in the country to be flat or grow in the low-digits this year. (Previous)  (PR)