Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Hard Liquor. In 2020, Hard Liquor were the world's 120th most traded product, with a total trade of $28.8B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Hard Liquor decreased by -14.5%, from $33.7B to $28.8B. Trade in Hard Liquor represent 0.17% of total world trade.

Hard Liquor are a part of Beverages, spirits and vinegar.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Hard Liquor  were United Kingdom ($6.41B), France ($4.69B), Mexico ($2.69B), United States ($1.91B), and Ireland ($1.26B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Hard Liquor were United States ($7.7B), China ($1.92B), Germany ($1.54B), Singapore ($1.15B), and France ($1.11B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Hard Liquor was 29.9%, making it the 25th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Hard Liquor ranks 685th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Hard Liquor. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): United Kingdom, $6.41B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $7.7B

Hard Liquor are the world's 120th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Hard Liquor were United Kingdom ($6.41B), France ($4.69B), Mexico ($2.69B), United States ($1.91B), and Ireland ($1.26B).

In 2020, the top importers of Hard Liquor were United States ($7.7B), China ($1.92B), Germany ($1.54B), Singapore ($1.15B), and France ($1.11B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Mexico, $572M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Canada, $46.4M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Hard Liquor grew the fastest in Mexico ($572M), Japan ($85.3M), Poland ($33.4M), Chinese Taipei ($26.7M), and Austria ($22.8M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Hard Liquor were Canada ($46.4M), Poland ($36.2M), China ($23.5M), Ukraine ($14.8M), and Ghana ($14.5M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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

In 2020,  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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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): United Kingdom, $5.5B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $5.79B

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 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Hard Liquor were United Kingdom ($5.5B), France ($3.57B), Mexico ($2.44B), Ireland ($1.12B), and Italy ($768M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Hard Liquor were United States ($5.79B), China ($1.41B), Russia ($642M), Germany ($570M), and Australia ($496M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Hard Liquor, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Alcoholic liqueurs nes ($10.5B), Whiskies ($9.78B), Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine,... ($5.85B), Rum and tafia ($1.42B), and Gin and Geneva ($1.24B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Hard Liquor.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

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.

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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.