Forecast: World Cup to boost beer sales in Brazil

|By:, SA News Editor

A strong forecast for beer sales next year in Brazil could give a little lift to the sector.

Research firm Bernstein thinks the 2014 World Cup in host nation Brazil will help beer sales rise 3% next year in the nation - a rate which would stand out amid a sluggish global beer market.

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