Top 10 Bordeaux export markets in 2016

7. Hong Kong

Position by volume: 7th
Position by value: 2nd
Exports by volume: 76,000hl (-2%)
Exports by value: €306m (+13%)

Despite a meagre position in terms of volume exports, Hong Kong swings mightily above its weight class when it comes to value.

Importing just 76,000hl in 2016, a slight decline from 2015, the value of those imports was €306m. Bordeaux completely dominates French imports to Hong Kong, representing 71% of all AOC imports by volume and 84% by value.

A whopping 51% of all imports cost more than €9/l ex-cellar, reflecting the generally top heavy nature of the Hong Kong market.

Just 5% of Bordeaux imports to Hong Kong cost less than €3/l.

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