Image: VINEXPO announced the findings of the wine and spirits market

Published: 17:39:17 March 5,2013  Views: 725

In 2011, China (including Hong Kong) to become the world's largest spirits consumption, the world's fifth-largest wine-consuming countries, the world's sixth-largest wine-producing countries, the world's fourth largest still wine importing country (in terms of the number).

China's wine market

Image: VINEXPO announced the findings of the wine and spirits market The VINEXPO announced the findings of the wine market in China

1) China has become the world's sixth-largest wine-producing countries

In 2011, Chinese wine production reached 135 million nine-liter box, entry into the world's sixth-largest wine-producing countries of the place, ahead of Australia produced 118.9 million boxes of wine in the same year.

China is currently still lags behind France, Italy, Spain, the United States and Argentina(

VINEXPO / The IWSR global market research forecasts that China will strengthen its position from 2012 to 2016, rising production in 2016 to 166.6 million boxes.

2) Global wine consumption growth rate ranks first among

2007-2011 period, China's wine consumption jumped by 142.1 percent, a total of 1.5925 million boxes, equivalent to 1.911 billion bottles the adult annual per capita wine consumption up to 1(PREMIER News liter.

Currently, China is the world's fifth-largest wine consuming country.

VINEXPO / The IWSR forecast, in the period from 2012 to 2016, wine consumption in China will be further increased by 39.62%, equivalent to 71.53 million cases or 858 million bottles.

The this wine consumption growth rate will Guanjue the world, ahead of the United States and Russia.

3) the market is subject to static wine monopoly

Among all wine consumed in China, 99.5% still wine. Fact, sparkling wine consumption in the world, China ranked only 32.

VINEXPO / The IWSR report, however, predicts that will rise to 26.84% in 2012 to 2016, the consumption of sparkling wine in the Chinese market.

4) were mainly static wine for red wine

Static wine consumption in China, and 91.7% of wine .2011, Chinese people drink 1.4545 million nine-liter box wine.

Liquor consumption, on the other hand, an increase of 53.55% from 2007 to 2011, the period 2012-2016 is expected to rise further to 56.16%.

5) China consumes most of the wines are brewing

At present, China has 450 wine producers. Bring 40% of the supply of one of the largest six total domestic wine consumption, accounting for 55% of the overall value.

2007 to 2011, the consumption of imported wine has rapidly increased over 360%. Currently, imported wines account for nearly 20% of the total wine consumption in China, and 44.42 percent share of China's total retail sales of wine.

6) French imports for China the largest supplier of wine

Imports French wine to China during 2007-2011 increased by up to six times.

In 2011, among the Chinese people as the total consumption of imported wines, French wines accounted for 47.7%.

Following France, Australia, China's second-largest wine supplier, over the same period imports rose threefold.

Chinese spirits market

Image: VINEXPO announced the findings of the wine and spirits market VINEXPO announce China spirits market survey results

1) Spirits consumption growth is expected to slow down

In 2011, China consumed 1.145 billion nine-liter box spirits, 129.97 percent more than in 2007, to become the world's largest spirits consumption.

However the VINEXPO / The IWSR the, study predicts that this growth will slow down in the period 2012-2016 to 14.74% at the end of the period to 1.412 billion boxes.

Changes on the drinking habits of Chinese people are from the local spirits (especially competition between Chinese liquor Maotai) and wine The latter welcomed by the public increasingly often become the focus of all kinds of receptions and giving each other increasingly popular gift .

2) whether China will become the world's leading cognac market?

At present, China is the world's second-largest French spirits market, second only to the United States.

From 2007 to 2011, China's Cognac consumption increased by 55.58%, while the United States fell by 11.35%.

The VINEXPO research predicts that during 2012-2016, cognac consumption in China will be further increased by 60%, cognac consumption in the United States have remained fairly stable.

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