The USA becomes the world’s largest wine market

Jean-Marie Aurand is the new general director of the OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine), an organization based in Paris. In May, he presented figures and trends for the wine countries in the world.

As expected, the United States is now the world’s largest wine market with a consumption of 29.1 million hectolitres of wine. France however, is not far behind.

The rapid development that has been in China since 2000 has slowed down, at least for now. The consumption in China decreased by 3.8 % between 2012 and 2013.

Several of the other large markets have decreased their imports (United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands). On the other hand some other European markets have increased their imports, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, and also Russia.

You can see all the facts and figures for 2013 here: OIV statistics.

Shipping all over the world

Shipping all over the world, copyright BKWine Photography

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Print Friendly
Share

This post is also available in: Swedish

, , , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Comment

  Subscribe to comments:

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

x
Sign up for our Newsletter!
In The BKWine Brief:

Enter your email to get it:

Make your friends happy!
And us too. Share & Like this!