About 300 reports

The consumption of alcoholic beverages in Ecuador is closely linked to socialising, therefore the closure of universities and foodservice outlets, and working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic discouraged alcohol consumption. During the first months of 2021, there were still mobility restrictions in place to prevent a rise in...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Ecuador
  • Spirits Sales
  • Wine Revenue

As changes to the curfew and measures under the State of Emergency often occurred at short notice, many local businesses complained it was impossible to establish a business plan even for the short term. Perhaps the most impactful restriction was the ban of alcohol sales and the consumption of alcohol in public and private spaces nationwide...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Dominican Republic
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

Sales of alcoholic drinks have been decimated by the outbreak of COVID-19 in Myanmar with jobs and wages under threat. Retail and foodservice outlets that serve alcoholic drinks are also facing significant disruption with a third wave of COVID-19 leading to further lockdown measures in July 2021. Alongside the COVID-19 crisis Myanmar is also...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Myanmar
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Spirits Sales

2020 was a tough year for alcoholic drinks in Pakistan with the measures taken to control the spread of COVID-19 making it harder to access these products. As part of the government’s lockdown measures hotels were forced to close, with these being the sole source of on-trade sales. Additionally, the closure of the country’s borders also meant...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Pakistan
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

Volume sales of alcoholic drinks saw steep declines in Georgia in 2020, due to the myriad negative impacts from the event of COVID-19. Strong downwards pressure came from the closures of foodservice outlets during times of lockdown, only allowing takeaway and home-delivery services from March to June and again from November onwards. Although...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Georgia
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

Although the overall performance of alcoholic drinks in Tunisia was negatively affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, total volume declines in 2020 were mild in comparison to many other developed nations. Off-trade sales have always been significantly higher than in the on-trade in Tunisia and retail volumes witnessed only a moderate...

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Tunisia
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

COVID-19 had a considerable impact on alcoholic drinks in Egypt in 2020, disrupting many of the trends observable over the review period. Some trends, however, such as premiumisation and the rise of non alcoholic options, such as non alcoholic beer, remain visible in 2020 but within different parameters. Alcoholic Drinks in Egypt...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Egypt
  • Wine Revenue
  • Beer Sales

COVID-19 has caused a major contraction across on-trade outlets, primarily through lockdown mobility restrictions, temporary closures of foodservice establishments, and, upon reopening, halving their operational capacity. The border closures which were implemented in late March, also negatively affected category volume sales due to the significant...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Costa Rica
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

The outbreak of COVID-19 had a wide reaching impact on sales of alcoholic drinks in Korea, with the overriding trend being a sizeable shift from drinking through the on-trade to drinking at home. In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 the Korean government introduced a range of measures, including lockdowns and restrictions on gatherings...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • South Korea
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Wine Revenue

All types of alcoholic drinks witnessed steep double-digit total volume declines in the United Arab Emirates in 2020 as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the strict measures introduced by the governments to combat infection rates. International border closures led to a severe decline in the number of inbound tourists, while many...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

After seeing strong growth for most of the review period, alcoholic drinks recorded a double-digit decline in total volume terms in Vietnam in 2020. There were two main reasons for the fall in sales – new legislation and COVID-19, both of which mostly negatively affected on-trade sales. A new law came into force in January 2020 which toughened...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Vietnam
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Cider Sales

COVID-19 had a broadly negative impact on alcoholic drinks in Estonia in 2020, with total volume and current value sales declining. All of the main categories suffered as the resultant economic shock drove consumers to rein in non-essential spending. Similarly, increased health-consciousness arising from concerns about the virus prompted many...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Estonia
  • Spirits Sales
  • Wine Revenue

The strong decline in total volume sales of alcoholic drinks in Germany in 2020 largely reflects the heavy losses seen in the dominant category of beer, with its declining sales in the on-trade channel only partially offset by gains in off-trade sales. Alcoholic Drinks in Germany report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Germany
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

In response to COVID-19, Azerbaijan has taken a range of strict measures to help prevent it spreading with these having a particularly strong negative impact on on-trade volume sales. To control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, a curfew was introduced in March 2020 with consumers required to gain permission to leave their homes. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Azerbaijan
  • Wine Revenue
  • Spirits Sales

The Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Administration Reform as well as the Moroccan National Police undertook various operations to strengthen controls at drinking venues at the end of the review period to curb the illegal importation of alcohol where the correct taxes, customs fees, and import duties were not paid, as well as cracking down...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Morocco
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in lockdowns in Israel in 2020 and consequently on-trade volume sales of alcoholic drinks suffered a steep decline as foodservice outlets were closed for much of the year. However, many consumers shifted to at home alcoholic drinks consumption resulting in volume sales shifting to off-trade. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Israel
  • Beer Sales
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue

Alcoholic drinks was strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with the absence of tourists due to travel restrictions and strict national lockdown measures, including the closure of horeca outlets, leading to a considerable overall decline in total volume sales of alcoholic drinks for the year. Furthermore, with prices dropping...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Spain
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

The outbreak of COVID-19 in Mexico led to a total volume decline of 7% in 2020, compared to total volume growth of 3% in 2019. On-trade sales were the most negatively impacted, recording a double-digit decline due to the closure of all horeca outlets, including pubs, bars, restaurants and cafés. Alcoholic Drinks in Mexico report offers...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Mexico
  • Wine Revenue
  • Spirits Sales

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was a change maker for the alcoholic drinks market in 2020 and its effects will ripple well into the end of the forecast period. Starting with the impact on on-trade, there were two distinct moments of COVID-19 in Brazil, the first one beginning in April, when the pandemic took everyone by surprise, scaring consumers,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Brazil
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

The Colombian market witnessed a decline in total alcoholic drinks volumes in 2020 as efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 had a severe negative impact on sales through consumer foodservice channels. Not only did on-trade sales suffer during the six-month lockdown period when consumer foodservice outlets were closed for dine-in services,...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Colombia
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a positive impact on off-trade sales of alcoholic drinks in 2020. Increased home consumption due to long periods of seclusion and the perception of alcoholic drinks as a form of hometainment given the restrictions around travelling positively affected spirits such as English gin and white rum. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Russia
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

Off-trade sales of alcoholic drinks posted a marginal decline in volume terms and a considerable slowdown in value growth in 2020, mainly because of beer sales dropping and average unit prices decreasing in both beer and whiskies due to promotions. Indeed, the relatively stable sales performance for the year as a whole was contributed to by...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Ukraine
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

Overall volume sales of alcoholic drinks in Finland were down slightly in 2020. A sharp fall in the on-trade was counterbalanced by a pick-up in the much larger off-trade channel. Retail sales were up due to closures and restrictions in the on-trade and a cut in private imports, which account for a substantial share of alcoholic drinks consumption...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Finland
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

The year 2020 was a complicated one for alcoholic drinks manufacturers and distributors in Slovakia. The very limited performance of the on-trade channel led to smaller companies with a strong horeca distribution having to attempt to offset their losses in the off-trade, which was an impossible task. This shift had a negative impact on profit...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Slovakia
  • Beer Sales
  • Cider Sales

The emergence of the pandemic in Singapore in 2020 resulted in the government implementing a number of measures in an attempt to control the spread of the virus, including a 2-month Circuit Breaker period during April and May. This resulted in residents remaining at home to work and study remotely as much as possible, while on-trade establishments...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Singapore
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

The government’s closure of cafés and bar for two separate periods and the subsequent restrictions on occupancy and opening hours have had a huge impact upon alcoholic drinks consumption in Greece, where hospitality outlets play a huge part in most consumers’ lives. While there has been a migration to home consumption to some degree, this...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Greece
  • Wine Revenue
  • Spirits Sales

COVID-19 had a catastrophic impact on the on-trade alcoholic drinks market in Japan throughout 2020. Although the Japanese Government did not impose lockdowns, the first state of emergency, which applied nationwide, was announced from April to May 2020, with the government requesting that foodservice channels limit opening hours and asking...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Wine Revenue

The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures implemented to stem the spread of the pandemic, especially lockdown/stay-at-home and social distancing rules, smart/remote working and the closure of and later restrictions on foodservice establishments had a major negative impact for on-trade sales of alcoholic drinks in 2020. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Macedonia
  • World
  • Wine Revenue
  • Beer Sales

Total volume and value sales of alcoholic drinks saw decelerated growth in Australia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with strong on-trade sales declines recorded across all categories. Alcoholic Drinks in Australia report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Europe
  • Wine Revenue
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue

Indonesia’s alcoholic drinks industry was severely negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020 as the official response to the pandemic situation and widespread fears of contagion among the population combined to reduce consumption occasions dramatically. Alcoholic Drinks in Indonesia report offers a comprehensive guide...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Indonesia
  • Beer Sales
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue