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In 2008 beer production in Belarus fell by 0.4% to 3.53 mln hl.
A local peculiarity of Belarusian beer market is a large share of beer in PET and considerable amount of imported production (about 20% of the market). The largest producer is the state-owned company "Krinitsa" with a 38% share of national beer production in 2008. Additionally, other beer companies with strong market shares include "Alivaria" (Carlsberg Group), "Syabar" and "Rechitsapivo" (Heineken International), "Lidskoe Pivo" (Olvi) and the state-owned company "Brestskoe Pivo".