Manchester City announce new Baijiu partner, as club boost presence in China 

30 May 2019

Photo: Getty Images "JNC’s global strategic partnership with Manchester City will further strengthen the connections between the club and fans, which allows the Chinese football fans to experience the club’s passion and beautiful football, while the overseas fans will get to know JNC and Chinese baijiu culture through Manchester City," Xia Bo, JNC Brand Director, said in a statement.

Manchester City have announced a global multi-year partnership with Chinese liquor manufacturer JNC. 

The City Football Group is increasing its presence in all of Asia, but China seems to be its number one priority. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen

Manchester City and JNC, a leading liquor manufacturer in China, have both put their signatures to a multi-year partnership making JNC the club’s official Baijiu partner, Manchester City write on their website. Baijiu might not ring a bell for many Europeans, but with 10.8 billion litres sold in 2017, it is the world’s most consumed spirit due to its popularity in China, with its population of 1.4 billion. 

Do you want to read this article?

Get instant access by signing up for a 7-day free trial

No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.

You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.