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Global Alcoholic Beverages Industry

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The global outlook series on Alcoholic Beverages provides a collection of statistical findings, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Amply illustrated with market data, tables, charts, and graphs, the report covers United States, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. European markets briefly discussed include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Ukraine, among others. Asian and Latin American markets covered include Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, and Philippines, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela, among others. Also included is a directory listing of addresses, and contact details of 920 companies worldwide.

1. OVERVIEW 1

Introduction 1

Market Outlook 2

High Growth Potential in Emerging Markets 2

Expansions and Consolidations Expected to Increase 2

On-Trade Sales to Become Increasingly Significant 2

Table 1: Global Market for Alcoholic Beverages by

Geographic Region-US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Billion for 2010 thorough 2015 3

 

Table 2: Global Alcoholic Beverages Market (2011 & 2015):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region

-US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World 4

Major Factors Impacting Demand 4

Tax Impositions and Drinking Habits 4

Influence of Culture and Tradition 5

Influence of Lifestyle 5

Impact of Tourism 6

Growing Health Concerns 6

General Health Benefits of Alcoholic Beverages 7

Influence of Wealth 7

Market Trends 8

Evolving Alcohol Market Creates New Opportunities for

Manufacturers 8

Alcohol Manufacturing Giants On a Roll 8

Flavored Alcohol Popularizes 8

Product Innovation to Lure Young Adults 8

Major Issues 9

Issues Affecting the Global Alcohol Beverage Industry 9

Contraband and Parallel Trade 9

Underage Drinking 11

Excessive Alcohol Consumption and Liver Cirrhosis 11

Advertising 12

Drunken Driving 12

Segment Review 13

Wines 13

Red Wines to Account for the Highest Number of New Launches 13

Key Statistics 13

Table 3: Global Wine Market (2010): Per Capita Consumption

of Wine in Liters by Country- France, Italy, the US,

Australia, China and India 13

 

Table 4: Global Wine Market Share (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales of Duty Free Wine by Category -

Still Light Wine, Champagne, Vermouth, Sherry, Port, and

Others 14

World Wine Market (2010): Top 10 Wine Manufacturing Nations

(in '000 Liters) 14

Table 5: Global Still Wine Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Country-US, Italy, France,

Germany, China, UK, Argentina, Spain, Russia, Portugal and

Others 14

World Wine Market (2010): Top 10 Wine Consuming Nations

('000 Liters) 15

Beer 15

Beer and RTDs on a High 15

World Beer Market (2010): Top 10 Beer Manufacturing Countries 15

Premium Beer Market - Global Overview 16

Innovation to Play a Key Role in Driving Sales of Premium Beer 16

Spirits 16

Growing Trend Towards Premium Products 16

Product Innovations Anticipated to Drive Sales in the Spirits

Industry 17

Rising Popularity of Alternatives 17

Brandy Trends Across the World 17

Per Capita Consumption and Expenditure 18

Spirits Production: A Brief Overview 18

Imports and Exports 19

Distribution of Spirits: Off-Trade Vs On-Trade 20

Sales through Duty-Free Outlets 21

Packaging: Glass Format Continues to Dominate 22

Taxation on Spirits 22

Key Statistics 24

Table 6: Major Brands in the Global Liquor Market by Sales

(2009) (In US$ Million) 24

Table 7: Global Spirits Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales of Duty-free Liquor by Type - Scotch

Whiskey, Vodka, Liqueurs, Cognac/ Armagnac, Rum, Gin,

Tequila, and Others 24

 

Table 8: Global Brown Spirits Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Segment - Whiskey, Rum, and

Brandy 25

 

Table 9: Global Brown Spirits Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Segment - Whiskey, Rum, and

Brandy 25

 

Table 10: Global White Spirits Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Segment - Vodka, Gin, and Rum 25

 

Table 11: Global White Spirits Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Segment - Vodka, Gin, and Rum 26

 

2. MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 27

 

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 40

 

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 42

 

 

A REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE 53

 

1. NORTH AMERICA 53

 

1a. UNITED STATES 53

Overview of the US Alcohol Beverage Market 53

Table 12: US Alcoholic Beverages Market Analysis by Product

Segment - Spirits, Beer, Wine and Others Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years

2010 through 2015 54

 

Table 13: US Alcoholic Beverages Market (2011 & 2015):

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Segment

Spirits, Beer, Wine and Others 55

Overview of Spirits Market 55

Whiskey and Its Status in the US 55

US: the New Leader in Global Wine Consumption 56

Perspective of Beer Industry 56

Lenient Tax Policies On Beer to Drive Sales 56

Market Scenario 56

Alcohol as a Cooking Ingredient 56

Off-trade Sales Balance Out Effects Recession 57

Spirits to Make a Comeback Post Recession 57

Rum Bars to Drive Rum Sales 57

Beer Production Continues to Decline in 2011 57

Competitive Scenario 57

Factors Delineating Fragmentation 57

Private Labels: A Prosperous Sector During Recession 58

Market Conditions 58

Red Wine Sales Increases 58

Growing Influence of Latin Culture 58

Growth in Super-Premium Products 59

Growing Popularity of Liqueurs in Younger Population 59

Declining Demand for Gin and Whiskey 60

Measures Adopted by Manufacturers to Improve Earnings Post

Recession 60

Pricing Trends 60

Packaging Trends 61

New Product Trends 61

Retail Trends and Popular Packaging Formats 62

Table 14: US Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales of Alcoholic Beverages by

Distribution Channels-Supermarkets/ Hypermarkets,

Convenience Stores, On-trade and Others 63

Regulatory Overview 63

Regulations on Advertising 63

Regulations on Opening Hours 63

Regulations on Drunken Driving 64

Regulations on Underage Drinking 64

Regulations on Distribution 65

Taxation on Distilled Spirits 65

Contraband Trade 66

Parallel Trade 66

Functions of BATF 66

Vodka Market 66

Market Players 67

Brown, White and Specialty Spirits market 67

Spirits - Market Conditions 68

Tequila - A Variable Market 68

Market Players 68

Competition 69

Table 15: Private Label Beer Market in the US (2009): Sales

in Volume (Thousands of Nine Liter Cases) and Value (US$

Million) by Product Type - Imported, Micro/Craft, and

Domestic Sub-Premium 69

 

Table 16: Private Label Spirits Market in the US (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales and Value by Product

Type - Domestic Vodka, Rum, North American Whiskey, Domestic

Gin, Tequila, Imported Vodka, Domestic Brandy, Scotch

Whiskey, and Cognac 69

 

Table 17: Leading Domestic Beer Brands in the US by Sales

(2009) (In US$Million) 70

 

Table 18: Leading Individual Spirit Brands in the US (2010)

(Sales in US$ Million) 70

 

Table 19: Leading Individual Wine Brands in the US (2009):

Sales in US$ Million for Yellow Tail, Sutter Home, Franzia,

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, K-J Vintners Reserve, Carlo

Rossi, Barefoot, Beringer, Livingston Cellars, And Clos Du

Bois 71

 

Table 20: US Ready-to-drink/ High-strength Pre-mixes Market

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales By Brands-

Mike's Hard Beverage, Sparks, Bacardi Silver, Smirnoff Ice,

Bartles & Jaymes, Smirnoff, Seagram's Coolers, Smirnoff

Twisted V Green Apple, Smirnoff Twisted V Watermelon,

Smirnoff Twisted V Wild Grape and Others 71

 

Trade Statistics 72

Table 21: US Beer Market (2010):Percentage Breakdown of Value

Exports to Destination Countries -Canada, Mexico, Paraguay,

Panama, Chile, Taiwan, Australia, South Korea, UK, UAE and

Others 72

 

Table 22: US Wine Market (2010):Percentage Breakdown of Value

Exports to Destination Countries-Canada, UK, Hong Kong,

Japan, Italy, Germany, China, France, Switzerland (excluding

Liechenstein), Belgium and Others 72

 

Table 23: US Spirits Market (2010):Percentage Breakdown of

Value Exports to Destination Countries - Canada, UK, Germany,

Mexico, Australia, Netherlands, France, Japan, Spain, Italy

and Others 73

 

Table 24: US Beer Market (2010):Percentage Breakdown of Value

Imports by Country of Origin - Mexico, Netherlands, Canada,

Belgium, Germany, Ireland, UK, Jamaica, Italy, Dominican

Republic and Others 73

 

Table 25: US Wine Market (2010):Percentage Breakdown of Value

Imports by Country of Origin - Italy, France, Australia,

Chile, Argentina, Spain, New Zealand, Germany, Portugal,

South Africa and Others 74

 

Table 26: US Spirits Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of

Value Imports by Country of Origin - France, UK, Mexico,

Sweden, Ireland, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Russia

and Others 74

 

1b. CANADA 75

Overview 75

Table 27: Canada Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010) -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type Beer,

Wine, Spirits and Others 75

 

Table 28: Canada Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010): Breakdown

of Per Capita Consumption by Product Type-Beer, Wine,

Coolers and Spirits 76

 

Table 29: Whiskey Market in Canada (2010): Percentage Share

of Value Sales by Product Category - Canadian Whiskey,

Blended Scotch Whiskey, Single Malt Scotch Whiskey,

Bourbon/Other US Whiskey, and Irish Whiskey 76

 

Table 30: Major Whiskey Brands in Canada (2009): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Brand for Crown Royal, Black

Velvet, Canadian Mist and Others 76

Influence of Brand Loyalty 77

Canadian Wine Industry 77

Liquor Boards in Canada 77

Wines Register Highest Sales Growth Among Alcoholic Drinks 77

Beer Dominance Fades 78

Trends in Packaging 78

Table 31: Canada Packaged Beer Market (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Packaged Beer by Packaging Format- Large

Bottles, Small Bottles and Cans 78

Trends in New Product Introductions 78

Trends in Distribution 78

Imports and Exports 79

Regulatory Overview 79

Regulations on Advertising 79

Regulations on Opening Hours 79

Regulations on Drunken Driving 80

Taxes on Wine 80

Taxation on Spirits 80

Contraband and Parallel Trade 80

Trade Statistics 81

Table 32: Canada Beer Market (2010): Breakdown of Value

Exports in US$ Million by Destination Countries 81

 

Table 33: Canada Wine Market (2010): Breakdown of Value

Exports by Destination Countries-US, China, Hong Kong, South

Korea, UK, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Switzerland, France

and Others (in US$ Million) 81

 

Table 34: Canada Spirits Market (2010): Breakdown of Value

Exports in US$ Million by Destination Countries-US, UK,

Germany, Vietnam, Sweden, Japan, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Hungary,

Finland and Others 81

 

Table 35: Canada Beer Market (2010): Breakdown of Value

Imports by Country of Origin -Netherlands, US, Mexico,

Belgium, UK, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, France, Czech

Republic and Others (in US$ Million) 82

 

Table 36: Canada Wine Market (2010): Breakdown of Value

Imports by Country of Origin -France (incl. Monaco, French

Antilles), Italy, US, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Spain, New

Zealand, Portugal, South Africa and Others 82

 

Table 37: Canada Spirits Market (2010): Breakdown of Value

Imports by Country of Origin -US, UK, France, Ireland,

Mexico, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Jamaica, Russia and Others

(In US$ Million) 83

 

2. JAPAN 84

Overview 84

Table 38: Japanese Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product

Group/Segment - Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy),

White Spirits (Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other

Specialties, and Others 84

Market Trends 84

Beer in Japan 84

Whiskey Sales Recoil Despite Recession 85

Growing Popularity of Spirits Used for Mixers and Cocktails 85

Growing Number of Women Consumers 85

Economic Crisis and Under-population Hit the Japanese Alcohol

Beverage Industry 85

Trends in Pricing 86

Trends in Packaging 86

Trends in Distribution 86

Regulatory Overview 87

Regulations on Advertising 87

Regulations on Opening Hours 87

Regulations on Drunken Driving 87

The Liquor Licensing Law 87

Taxation on Spirits 88

Impact of Contraband/Parallel Trade 88

Issues Concerning Alcohol Abuse 88

 

3. EUROPE 89

Overview 89

Overview of the European Alcoholic Beverage Market 89

A Shift in Consumer Preferences 89

Per Capita Consumption and Expenditure in Western Europe 89

Per Capita Consumption and Expenditure in Eastern Europe 90

Spike in Beer Tax, Imperils Economic Recovery 90

Champagne Sales Increase in 2010 91

Key Statistics 91

Table 39: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

For Alcoholic Beverages By Geographic Region-France,

Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for 2010

thorough 2015 91

 

Table 40: European Alcoholic Beverage Market (2011 &

2015)-Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Country/

Region for the France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of

Europe 92

 

Table 41: Europe Beer Market (2010):Breakdown of Per Capita

Beer Consumption in Liters by Countries- Czech Republic,

Germany, Austria, Ireland, UK and Belgium 92

 

Table 42: Europe Wine Market (2010): Breakdown of Per Capita

Wine Consumption in Liters by Countries-France, Italy,

Portugal, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Australia,

New Zealand, UK, Ireland, Sweden and US 93

Europe Spirits Market (2009): Top 5 Spirit Manufacturing

Countries (in '000 hectoliters) 93

Trade Statistics 93

European Spirits Exports Scenario 93

Europe Spirits Market (2010): Top 10 Export Markets for

European Spirits 94

Table 43: European Spirits Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Exports by Type-Whiskey, Vodka,

Brandy, Other White Spirits, Flavored Spirits and Under 15%

Alcohol Drinks 94

 

Table 44: European Spirits Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Market Share of Volume Imports by Type- Other

White Spirits, Whiskey, Vodka, Flavored Spirits, Brandy and

Under 15% Alcohol Drinks 94

 

3a. AUSTRIA 95

Overview 95

Declining Overall Volume Sales 95

Major Growing Sub-Segments 95

Competitive Scenario 95

Trends in Distribution 95

Regulatory Overview 96

 

3b. BELGIUM 97

Overview 97

Premium Products Offset Declines in Whiskey 97

Declining Genièvre Sales 97

Competitive Scenario 97

Trends in Distribution 97

 

3c. BULGARIA 98

Overview 98

Domestic Manufacturers Dominate 98

Bulgarian Beer Consumption Declines 98

Packaging Trends 98

Trends in Distribution 98

Parallel and Contraband Trade: A Major Issue 99

 

3d. CZECH REPUBLIC 100

Overview 100

High Consumption Levels 100

Competitive Scenario 100

Trends in Distribution 100

Regulatory Environment 100

Regulations on Advertising 100

Regulations on Opening Hours 100

Regulations Regarding Packaging and Label 100

Parallel and Contraband Trade 101

 

3e. DENMARK 102

Overview 102

Maturing Beer Markets 102

White Spirits: The Fastest Growing Segment 102

Trend towards Premium Products 102

Trends in Distribution 102

Regulatory Overview 102

Regulations on Advertising 102

Regulations on Drunken Driving 103

Taxation on Spirits 103

Parallel and Contraband Trade 103

 

3f. ESTONIA 104

Overview 104

Decline of Beer and Vodka Exports 104

 

3g. FINLAND 105

Overview 105

Spirits: A Controlled Sector 105

Low Alcohol Beverages' Sales Witness Slump in Sales 105

Trends in Distribution 105

Regulatory Overview 105

Regulations on Advertising 105

Regulations on Drunken Driving 106

Taxation on Spirits 106

Trade Statistics 106

Table 45: Finland Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Product Type-Beer,

Long Drinks, Wine, Spirits, Cider and Intermediates 106

 

3h. FRANCE 107

Overview 107

Whiskey and White Spirits Drive Growth 107

Tequila Hit by the Agave Crisis 108

France to Retain No.1 Spot 108

Cognac Enjoys Strong Growth 108

French Wine Producers Team Up to Introduce National Brand 108

Competitive Scenario 109

Trends in Pricing 109

Trends in Packaging 109

Trends in Distribution 109

Regulatory Overview 110

Regulations on Advertising 110

Regulations on Drunken Driving 110

Taxation on Distilled Spirits 110

Table 46: French Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product

Group/Segment - Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy),

White Spirits (Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other

Specialties, and Others 111

 

3i. GERMANY 112

Overview 112

Table 47: German Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product

Group/Segment - Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy),

White Spirits (Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other

Specialties, and Others 112

Steady Downward Trend in Beer Market 112

Declining Consumption Levels 113

Soft Spirits Exhibit Declining Trend 113

Competitive Scenario 113

Table 48: Leading Players in the German Alcoholic Beverages

Market (2010): Sales in € Million for Radeberger Gruppe KG,

InBev deutschland GmbH, Brau Holding International GmbH &

Co.KgaA, Eckes spirituosen &wein GmbH, and Gorbatschow wodka

KG 114

Pricing Trends 114

Packaging Trends 115

Distribution Trends 115

Regulatory Overview 116

Regulations on Advertising 116

Regulations on Drunken Driving 116

Taxation of Spirits 116

Governmental Efforts to Curb Consumption Levels 116

Contraband and Parallel Trade: A Major Issue 117

 

3j. GREECE 118

Overview 118

Female Consumers Drive Cream Liqueurs 118

The Seasonality Aspect 118

Global Players Dominate 118

Packaging Trends 118

Regulatory Overview 118

Regulations on Advertising 118

Regulations on Drunken Driving 119

Taxation on Spirits 119

 

3k. HUNGARY 120

Overview 120

Dominance of Domestic Products 120

Competitive Scenario 120

Packaging Trends 121

Regulatory Environment 121

Regulations on Advertising 121

Regulations on Drunken Driving 121

Parallel and Contraband Trade 121

 

3l. IRELAND 122

Overview 122

Irish Alcohol Market 122

Table 49: Ireland Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by Product Category-

Beer, Wine, Spirits and Cider 122

 

Table 50: Ireland Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product

Segment-Beer, Wine, Spirits and Cider 122

Beer: The Clear Favorite 122

Smirnoff: The Leading Vodka Brand 123

Bacardi Dominates White Rum 123

Tequila and Cream Liqueurs: Niche Sectors 123

Irish Cider Industry 123

2010: A Year of Consolidation and Stabilization 123

Competitive Scenario 124

Trends in Distribution 124

Wine Industry in Ireland 124

Off-trade Wine Sales Share Continues to Decline 124

Major Issues 125

Underage Drinking 125

Parallel and Contraband Trade 125

Regulatory Overview 125

Regulations on Advertising 125

Regulations on Opening Hours 126

Regulations on Drunken Driving 126

Taxation on Spirits 126

Trade Statistics 127

Table 51: Ireland Table Wine Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Imports by Origin Country-Australia, Chile,

France, US, South Africa, Spain, Italy, New Zealand, Germany,

Argentina, Portugal and Others 127

 

3m. ITALY 128

Overview 128

Table 52: Italian Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Group/Segment

- Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy), White Spirits

Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other Specialties, and Others 128

Rising Popularity of Dark Rum 128

Declining Popularity of Flavored Vodka 129

Bourbon Witnessing Growth 129

Growing Trend towards Super-Premium Single Malt Products 129

Rising Popularity of Imported Brandy 129

Cognac Reflects Trends in Brandy 130

Liqueurs Still Popular 130

Competitive Scenario 131

Market Trends 131

Changing Consumption Patterns 131

Rising Trend Towards Low Alcohol Drinks 131

Pricing Trends 131

Packaging Trends 132

Trends in Distribution 132

Regulatory Overview 132

Regulations on Advertising 132

Other Regulations 133

Taxation on Spirits 133

 

3n. NORWAY 134

Overview 134

Spirits Consumption: Fashion Driven 134

Popularity of Aquavit 134

Alcoholic Beverage Industry Unaffected by Recession 134

Competitive Scenario 134

Packaging Trends 134

Trends in Distribution 135

Regulatory Overview 135

Regulations on Advertising 135

Regulations on Drunken Driving 135

Parallel and Contraband Trade 135

 

3o. POLAND 136

Overview 136

Declining Volume Sales 136

Trend Towards Premium Products 136

Mixers, Cocktails and Other Spirits Remain Unpopular 136

Popularity of Nalewkas 136

Packaging Trends 136

Trends in Distribution 136

Regulatory Environment 137

Regulations on Advertising 137

Restrictions in On-trade Licensing 137

Regulations on Drunken Driving 137

Taxation on Spirits 137

Parallel and Contraband Trade 138

 

3p. PORTUGAL 139

Overview 139

Blended Scotch Dominates the Whiskey Sub-Segment 139

Single Malts Drive the Whiskey Sub-Segment 139

Brandy and Cognac Exhibit Declining Trend 139

Competitive Scenario 139

Packaging Trends 139

Trends in Distribution 140

 

3q. ROMANIA 141

Overview 141

Spirits Sales Decline 141

Branding Gains Acceptance 141

Local Manufacturers Dominate 141

Packaging Trends 141

Trends in Distribution 142

Parallel and Contraband Trade 142

 

3r. RUSSIA 143

Overview 143

Russian Vodka Market Poised to Grow 143

Beer Production Forecast to Decline 143

Premium Products 143

Domestic Players Foray into Cream Liqueurs 144

Table 53: Alcoholic Beverages Market in Russia (2009):

Production in Decaliters by Product Type - Beer, Grape Wine,

Sparkling Wine, Brandy, and Fruit Wine 144

Competitive Scenario 144

Packaging Trends 144

Revival of the Glass Tare Packaging 144

Trends in Distribution 145

Regulatory Environment 145

Regulations on Advertising 145

Regulations on Opening Hours 145

Taxation on Spirits 145

Parallel and Contraband Trade 146

Table 54: Russian Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Group/Segment

- Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy), White Spirits

(Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other Specialties, and

Others 146

 

3s. SLOVAK REPUBLIC 147

Overview 147

High Consumption Levels 147

Spirits: Relatively Stable 147

Packaging Trends 147

Trends in Distribution 147

Regulatory Environment 148

Regulations on Advertising 148

Parallel and Contraband Trade 148

 

3t. SPAIN 149

Overview 149

Whiskey: The Largest Variety 149

Dark Rum Exhibits Strong Performance 149

Vodka: Another Growth Driver 149

Traditional Spirits Losing Out 150

Sluggishness in Brandy Sales 150

Tequila: On-Trade Sales Drives Growth 150

Contrasting Trends in the Liqueurs Segment 150

Market Trends 151

Younger Consumers Drive Growth in Certain Sub-Segments 151

Healthy Economy Drives the Trend Towards Premium Products 151

Impact of Price Polarizations 151

Rising Trend towards Non-Alcoholic Habits 151

Pricing Trends 152

Packaging Trends 152

Trends in Distribution 152

Regulatory Overview 153

Regulations on Advertising 153

Regulations on Opening Hours 153

Taxation on Spirits 153

Table 55: Spanish Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product

Group/Segment - Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy),

White Spirits (Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other

Specialties, and Others 154

 

3u. SWEDEN 155

Overview 155

Premium Products: The In-Thing 155

Influence of Fashion 155

Popularity of Traditional Drinks 155

Table 56: Sweden Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010): Breakdown

by Per Capita Consumption by Type-Spirits, Wine, Strong

Beer, Medium Strength Beer, Cider and Mixed Drinks and

Others 156

Packaging Trends 156

Regulatory Overview 156

Regulations on Advertising 156

Regulations on Distribution 157

Regulations Regarding Opening Hours 157

Regulations on Drunken Driving 157

Parallel and Contraband Trade 157

 

3v. SWITZERLAND 158

Overview 158

The Trend Towards Premium Products 158

Influence of Fashion 158

Packaging Trends 158

Trends in Distribution 158

Regulatory Overview 159

Regulations on Advertising 159

Regulations on Opening Hours 160

Regulations on Drunken Driving 160

 

3w. THE NETHERLANDS 161

Overview 161

Alcoholic Beverage Market Remains Relatively Unaffected by

Recession 161

Popularity of Jenever 161

Whiskey: Premium Products Drive Growth 161

Liqueurs Exhibit Declining Trend 162

Rum Exudes Strong Performance 162

Vodka Entirely Imported 162

Remy Martin Leads Cognac 162

Low Alcohol Drinks On A High 162

Competitive Scenario 162

Trends in Distribution 162

Regulations on Advertising 163

Regulations on Opening Hours 163

Regulations on Drunken Driving 163

Taxation on Spirits 164

 

3x. THE UNITED KINGDOM 165

Overview 165

Eco-friendly Beer Breweries in the UK 165

Optimistic Future for the UK Wine Industry 165

Demand for Organic Alcohol on Rise 165

White Spirits Market Scenario 166

Table 57: White Spirits Market in the UK (2009): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Category - Vodka, Gin, White

Rum,and Others 166

Agave Crisis Restricts Tequila Growth 166

Spike in Excise Tax Increases Prices of Wine and Spirits 166

Other Liqueurs Dominate the Liqueurs Segment 166

Rum Exhibiting Declining Trend 167

Cider: A Popular On-trade Summer Drink 167

Influence of Consumption Habits 167

On-Trade Beer Sales Decline 168

Regional Variations in Consumption 168

Table 58: UK Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Total Production Share by Type-Beer, Spirits,

Wine, Cider & Perry and Coolers and RTDs 169

 

Table 59: Beer and Cider Market in the UK (2010) Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type - Lager, Ale,

Cider, and Stout 169

Competitive Scenario 169

Beer Tax Flattens Out Overall Beer Sales 170

Packaging Trends 170

Major Issues 170

Contraband and Parallel Trade 170

Alcohol Abuse 171

Regulatory Environment 171

Regulations on Advertising 171

Regulations on Opening Hours 172

Regulations on Drunken Driving 172

Taxation on Spirits 173

 

3y. TURKEY 174

Overview 174

Beer Dominates the Alcoholic Drinks Segment 174

Tourism Drives Market Growth 174

Raki: The Largest Variety 174

Bourbon Exhibits High Growth 174

Vodka Dominates White Spirits 174

Trends in Distribution 175

Regulatory Overview 175

Regulations on Distribution 175

Regulations on Advertising 175

Regulations on Opening Hours 175

Regulations on Drunken Driving 176

Taxation on Spirits 176

Parallel and Contraband Trade 176

 

3z. UKRAINE 177

Overview 177

Wine Market Overview and Legal Framework 177

Exports of Alcohol Wanes 177

Beer Market to Register A Spike in Sales 177

Popularity of Vodka 177

Robust Brandy Sales 178

Illegal Spirits: A Major Issue 178

Packaging Trends 178

Trends in Distribution 179

Regulatory Environment 179

Regulations on Advertising 179

Taxation on Spirits 179

Parallel and Contraband Trade 180

 

4. ASIA-PACIFIC 181

Overview of the Asian Alcoholic Beverage Market 181

Per Capita Consumption and Expenditure 181

Asia-Pacific to Emerge As a Growing Market for Alcoholic

Beverages 182

Asia-Pacific: Largest Beer Market 182

 

4a. AUSTRALIA 183

Overview 183

Australia: More of an Importer than a Producer 183

Whiskey: The Largest Sub-Segment 183

Vodka Drives White Spirits 183

Factors Inhibiting Growth 184

Rise in Sales of Imported Wines 184

Market Trends 184

Consolidation of Retail Business 184

Quality Wine Production Anticipated in 2011 Despite

Unfavorable Weather Conditions 185

Australia Wine Market (2010): Top 20 Wine Producers By Volume 185

Table 60: Australian Wine Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Type-Fortified, Table,

Sparkling, Carbonated and Other Wine Products 186

 

Table 61: Australia Wine Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Country- Australia, New

Zealand, Germany, UK, China, Canada, US and Others 186

Ready-to-drink and Premixed Beverages in High Spirits 186

Trends in Distribution 186

Regulatory Overview 187

Regulations on Advertising 187

Regulations on Drunken Driving 187

Regulations on Legal Age for Drinking 187

Taxation on Distilled Spirits 187

Table 62: Australian Alcoholic Beverages Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product

Group/Segment - Brown Spirits (Whiskey, Rum and Brandy),

White Spirits (Vodka, Gin and Rum), Liqueurs & Other

Specialties, and Others 188

Trade Statistics 189

Wine Exports Scenario in Australia 189

Table 63: Australia Wine Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Exports by Wine Type-Still (Red and White),

Sparkling, Fortified, Carbonated and Others 189

 

Table 64: Australia Wine Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Exports in Volume Terms by Destination Country-UK, USA,

Canada, China, Germany, New Zealand and Others 189

 

Table 65: Australian Wine Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Imports by Origin Country-New Zealand,

France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Others 190

 

4b. NEW ZEALAND 191

Overview 191

Consumer Awareness Impacts Sales of High Alcohol Spirits 191

Wine Sales Up 191

Factors Inhibiting Growth 191

Competitive Scenario 191

Regulatory Environment 192

Regulations on Advertising 192

Regulations on Opening Hours 192

Regulations on Drunken Driving 193

 

4c. CHINA 194

Overview 194

Historic Review of the Chinese Beer Industry 194

Current Analysis of the Alcoholic Beverage Industry in China 194

Parallel Trade Restricts Growth of Imported Brands 195

Highly Fragmented Market 195

China: Fastest Growing Beer Market 195

Imported Spirits Exhibit Declining Trend During Recession 195

Recovery of the Premium Spirits Market Anticipated Post

Recession 196

Low/Non-Alcohol Drinks - Major Threat to Spirits Market 196

Sales of Imported Spirits Reflect Regional Development 196

China: the World's Fastest Growing Wine Market 196

Per Capita Consumption High in Northern Regions 197

Retail Trends in the Chinese Alcohol Beverage Industry 197

China Alcohol Beverage Market (2010): Top 7 Off-Trade Sales

Formats 198

Glass Dominates the Spirits Packaging Market 198

Distribution Scenario 198

Key Statistics 198

Table 66: China Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Type-Beer, Wine and

Spirits 198

 

Table 67: China Alcoholic Beverage Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Category-Beer, Wine,

Spirits and Others 199

 

Table 68: China Beer Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales in Millions of Liters by Brands Snow,

Tsingtao,Yanjing, Harbin (Anheuser- Busch InBev NV),

Zhujiang, Hans, Jinxing, Liquan, Sedrin (Anheuser-Busch

InBev NV), Laoshan, Harbin (Anheuser-Busch), Sedrin (InBev)

and Others 199

 

Table 69: China Spirits Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales in Millions of Liters BY Brands-Luzhou Lao

Jiao Da Qu, Red Star Er Guo Tou, Jian Nan Chun, Tuo Pai,

Changyu, and Others 200

 

Table 70: China Still, Light and Grape Wine Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales In Millions of Liters

By Brands-Great Wall, Changyu, Weilong, Dynasty, Suntime,

Shangri-la (Vats Group), Tonghua (Macrolink Group) and Others 200

 

4d. HONG KONG 201

Overview 201

Impact of Shift in Consumer Preferences 201

Cognac: Ideal During Special Celebrations 201

Competitive Scenario 201

High Duties Affect Premium Products 201

Packaging Trends 201

Trends in Distribution 202

Regulatory Overview 202

Regulations on Advertising 202

Regulations on Intoxicated Driving 202

Taxation on Spirits 202

Illegal Trade 202

 

4e. INDIA 203

Overview 203

Indian Alcoholic Beverage Industry Beats Global Recession Blues 203

White Spirits Exhibit High Growth 203

Other Spirits: A Large But Unorganized Sector 204

Whiskey: The Largest Sub-Segment 204

Shift in Consumer Preferences 204

Domestic Players Lead the Market 205

North and South - Major Markets 205

Table 71: India Wine Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of

Wine Consumption in Major Cities- Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore,

Goa and Others 206

India: Fastest Growing Alcoholic Beverage Market 206

Packaging Trends 206

Rising Popularity of Smaller Packs 206

Trends in Distribution 207

Regulatory Overview 207

Regulations on Advertising 207

Restrictions on Distribution 208

Regulations on Drunken Driving 208

Taxation on Spirits 208

Taxes Differ fro

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