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August 8, 1994 | From Reuters
On a scorching afternoon at Blue Island, one of this city's biggest department stores, the long line is not for rows of warming Chinese colas and fruit juices but for refrigerator-cooled Sprite, Fanta and Coca-Cola. To the dismay of Chinese soft drink makers, who have seen many of their brands die, the U.S. cola invasion is in full swing. Official figures show Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo. last year sold 700,000 tons of soft drinks in China.
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March 20, 1995 | From Financial Times
Legislators of the National People's Congress, China's parliament, which concluded a session over the weekend, have raised protectionist cries over foreign domination of the local soft-drink market. Foreign brands, notably Coca-Cola, are proving too successful, they said, in a fragmented market with a dearth of national brands.
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March 20, 1995 | From Financial Times
Legislators of the National People's Congress, China's parliament, which concluded a session over the weekend, have raised protectionist cries over foreign domination of the local soft-drink market. Foreign brands, notably Coca-Cola, are proving too successful, they said, in a fragmented market with a dearth of national brands.
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August 8, 1994 | From Reuters
On a scorching afternoon at Blue Island, one of this city's biggest department stores, the long line is not for rows of warming Chinese colas and fruit juices but for refrigerator-cooled Sprite, Fanta and Coca-Cola. To the dismay of Chinese soft drink makers, who have seen many of their brands die, the U.S. cola invasion is in full swing. Official figures show Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo. last year sold 700,000 tons of soft drinks in China.
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