China’s top 10 wine importing countries in 2018

No. 7 South Africa 

Import volume for bottled wines: 9.8 million litres (+17.58%)

Import value for bottled wines: US$32.9 million (+32.42%)

South Africa saw the strongest growth among all countries in China last year, as the country reinforces its promotional campaigns in the region with tastings in major mainland cities and Hong Kong.

Its import volume climbed by 17.58% in 2018 compared with 2017 to 9.8 million litres, while its value increased even further to US$32.9 million, a 32.4% increase year-on-year.

Its overall ranking however remains unchanged as 2017.


One Response to “China’s top 10 wine importing countries in 2018”

  1. Brian Raue says:

    The wine market in China remains strong with demand for quality wines on the increase even though a slight drop in volume from last year which is more of a correction from the huge growth over the past 5-10 years.
    Australian wines are well positioned for 2019 with the FTA now in force.

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