Top 10 Scotch whisky markets by value

South Africa

south-africa12015: £122m

2014: £136m

Change: -10%

South Africa received 70% of the volume and 63% of total African Scotch whisky imports in 2015, which totalled £194m.

Overall, the volume of Scotch whisky exported to Africa declined by 11% to 5.6m nine-litre cases in 2015. Blended Scotch whisky exported to africa accounted for 6% of all blend Scotch exported in 2015.

In comparison, single malt exports declined throughout Africa in volume by 5% in 2015, but increased in value by 7% to 18.9m. Despite this, single malt exports to Africa still only account for 3% of total Scotch imports.

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