“China is a large consumer market for a number of products: cars, perhaps consumer electronic items and why not wine?” That was a question raised during a discussion on “Trends in the Wine and Food Industries in Hong Kong and China” and the person raising it was Anthony Mak, director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)…Full Article: China Daily Apr 2014

Key point

  • In 2013, China (including Hong Kong) consumed 1.87 billion bottles of wine (155 million 9-liter cases or 1.39 billion liters) of wine.

ChinaAg Comment

  • From 2007 to 2012, mainland China’s bottled wine imports skyrocketed from 42.2 million liters to 264.2 million liters (+525%), while equivalent import values increased from US$184 million to US$1.37 billion (+648%). France was the top supplier and saw its import market share (by volume) increase from 37% to 48% over the same time period.

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