Distilled Liquor Market - In 2015, U.S. Imports of Distilled Liquor, Excluding Brandy, Remained at the Previous Year’s Level

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Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

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The U.S. leads the way in global imports of distilled liquor, excluding brandy, accounting for a 24% share (based on USD). It was followed by Germany (8%) and France (5%).

From 2007 to 2015, U.S. imports on the distilled liquor market, excluding brandy, showed mixed dynamics, finally reaching 6,838 million USD in 2015. This value was 962 million USD (or 14%) below the peak import level of 2012.

However, the U.S. continues to be one of the biggest markets for global exporters. In 2015, the UK (26%), Mexico (17%), and France (14%) were the main suppliers of distilled liquor, excluding brandy, into the U.S., with a 57% combined share of total U.S. imports in 2015. From 2007 to 2015, Mexico (+7.2% per year) was the fastest growing supplier among the leaders. As a result, Mexico strengthened its position in the U.S. import structure.

From 2007 to 2015, the U.S. was a net importer of distilled liquor, excluding brandy. Net U.S. imports of distilled liquor, excluding brandy, fluctuated over the period under review. Finally, this industry's trade deficit increased to 4,249 million USD in 2015, which was 3% above the previous year's value.

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Source: U.S. Distilled Liquor, Excluding Brandy Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2020