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China may implement stricter controls on alcohol

Fears that the Bejing government may implement measures to reduce alcohol consumption in China have shaken confidence among drinks producers with share prices falling, following a report in China Fund News highlighting links between alcohol and cancer. Recently Beijing has also moved to dampen demand for sectors such as digital gaming and private education, areas of personal spending that attract Generation Z and the fast expanding middle class in China.

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