China’s top 10 wine importing countries in 2017

No. 4 Spain 

Value: US$149.9 million

Volume: 67.9 million litres

Ranking by value: No. 4

Ranking by volume: No. 4

During 2017, China imported 67.9 million litres of bottled wines from Spain worth about US$149.9 million, making it the country’s 4th biggest source for bottled wine imports, a drop in ranking from 2016’s No. 3.

But when it comes to bulk wine imports, that’s where Spain has seen the most impressive results, overtaking China’s longtime number one bulk wine supplier, Chile, in terms of volume.

In 2017, Spain’s bulk wine exports to China grew by 200% to 63.34 million litres, surpassing Chile, although Chile still remains No. 1 by value.

2 Responses to “China’s top 10 wine importing countries in 2017”

  1. These figures are impressive, but for clarity sake, I would like to have a better understanding. I reckon the figures are in US$.
    Now, if we divide the value $2.800.000.000 by the quantity L 746.000.000 it equates to 3.75US$/L => about $2.81 per 0,75 bottle (do we have any idea of the volume in bulk?) in any event it sounds extremely low. I guess the value is calculated on the basis of the purchase price EXW and does not include CIF + Import duties.
    Could you confirm my calculation is correct?
    thanks
    mdz

  2. Flora says:

    BOTTLED WINE,total import volume is 552,150,530 L in 2017, value $2,554, 672,316, avg price $4.63.
    BULK WINE 180,573,280 L, value $158,889,553.avg price $0.88

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