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China's top 10 brands

WPP and Millward Brown's ranking of the top brands in China features tech companies, oil and gas pioneers and a baijiu maker.

.  Moutai

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  • Sector: Food & Beverage
  • Headquarters: Renhuai

China is experiencing something of an alcohol renaissance, with many drinks -- especially wine -- rapidly growing in popularity.

One beneficiary is Moutai, a leading producer of baijiu. While not very popular abroad yet, baijiu has a long history in China. And the clear, sorghum-based liquor is expanding its footprint. But drinker beware -- the liquor is also commonly referred to as "firewater."

Source: WPP and Millward Brown
  @CRrileyCNN - Last updated December 06 2012 09:28 PM ET