Top 10 Bordeaux export markets in 2016

2. Belgium

Position by volume: 2nd
Position by value: 6th
Exports by volume: 190,000hl (-10%)
Exports by value: €100m (-8%)

The biggest European market by volume, regaining its position as the biggest EU market from the UK in 2015, Belgium imported around 25m bottles last year and remains “crucial” to Bordeaux according to the CIVB.

Ex-cellar prices per litre are concentrated at the lower end, with just over 60% of wines costing €4.5/l or less.

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