Anheuser-Busch InBev reports volume gains in Q1

|About: Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD)|By:, SA News Editor

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) reports volume increased by 4.5% in Q1.

Sales to retailers in the U.S. fell 2.6% during the quarter.

Volume in the U.S. was 2.1% higher during the quarter, although much of the deliveries were tied to the company shipping beer to distributors ahead of its negotiations with Teamsters.

Sales volume in Asia was strong, led by a 9% gain in China.

The company expects improvement in the U.S. during the rest of the year and a boost in Brazil from the FIFA World Cup this summer.

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