volume; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages

2208 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Hard Liquor. In 2021, Hard Liquor were the world's 126th most traded product, with a total trade of $35.5B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Hard Liquor grew by 22.6%, from $28.9B to $35.5B. Trade in Hard Liquor represent 0.17% of total world trade.

Hard Liquor are a part of Beverages, spirits, & vinegar. They include Whiskies, Alcoholic liqueurs nes, Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine, grape marc, Rum and tafia, Gin and Geneva, and Compound alcoholic preps for beverage manufacture.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Hard Liquor  were United Kingdom ($7.74B), France ($6.23B), Mexico ($3.58B), United States ($1.83B), and Italy ($1.56B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Hard Liquor were United States ($9.32B), China ($2.68B), Germany ($1.83B), Singapore ($1.35B), and France ($1.3B).

Ranking Hard Liquor ranks 617th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)United Kingdom$7.74B
Top Destination (2021)United States$9.32B

In 2021 Hard Liquor were the world's 126th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Hard Liquor were United Kingdom ($7.74B), France ($6.23B), Mexico ($3.58B), United States ($1.83B), and Italy ($1.56B).

In 2021, the top importers of Hard Liquor were United States ($9.32B), China ($2.68B), Germany ($1.83B), Singapore ($1.35B), and France ($1.3B).

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Exporters of Hard Liquor (2021)
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Importers of Hard Liquor (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)France$1.53B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$1.6B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Hard Liquor grew the fastest in France ($1.53B), United Kingdom ($1.31B), Mexico ($888M), Germany ($355M), and Italy ($344M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Hard Liquor were United States ($1.6B), China ($760M), Germany ($292M), Netherlands ($228M), and Singapore ($207M).

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Exporters of Hard Liquor (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Hard Liquor (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Hard Liquor.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.29. This means that most of the exports of Hard Liquor are explained by 19 countries.

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Value of Exports in Hard Liquor

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)United Kingdom$6.62B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$7.49B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Hard Liquor. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Hard Liquor during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Hard Liquor were United Kingdom ($6.62B), France ($4.92B), Mexico ($3.28B), Ireland ($1.21B), and Italy ($1.03B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Hard Liquor were United States ($7.49B), China ($2.07B), Russia ($615M), Australia ($542M), and Germany ($513M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Hard Liquor, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Alcoholic liqueurs nes ($13.3B), Whiskies ($11.8B), Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine,... ($7.23B), Rum and tafia ($1.74B), and Gin and Geneva ($1.45B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Hard Liquor (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Hard Liquor.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Hard Liquor in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Hard Liquor by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Hard Liquor to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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