After some very hot and sunny weather in June and July, with temperatures up by 2.8°C on average compared to seasonal norms, August was more “normal”, up by just 0.7°C. The only downside was a lack of rainfall that has been going on since the beginning of the year, along with frost damage in the Mâconnais, and widespread millerandage plus shatter that will have an impact on harvest yields.
1, The Import Volume. The first and second quarter in 2019 shows a little increase. The total import volume from January to July is 395429 kilolitres. Fall 10.8%. 2, The Import Value. The total import value from January to July is 1401.6 million dollars. Fall 5.6%. 3, The % change of import volume and import value from January to July in 2019.
1, The import of wine, liquor, spirit, beer, alcohol…in China market from January to June in 2019. Volume, Value, % Change. 2, The import volume of wine in China market from January to June in 2019. 3, Top 13 Import Wine Countries in China from January to June in 2019. For the first time, Australia wine exceeds French wine in every aspect mentioned above. Chilean wine gets the increase of volume and value.
The value of Australian wine exports has continued to grow in the last 12 months up to June 2019, increasing by 4 per cent in value to $2.86 billion. China has welcomed this sustained growth with record numbers, increasing 7 per cent in value to $1.2 billion. Export volumes decreased by 6 per cent to 801 million litres (89 million 9 litre case equivalents); this volume decline was driven by a decrease of 7 per cent in shipments below an average value of $2.50 per litre free on board (FOB*). This resulted in a 10 per cent increase in the overall average value of exported wine to $3.58 per litre, the highest level since 2009.
The Australian winegrape crush for 2019 is estimated to be 1.73 million tonnes, just one percent below the 10-year average, according to the National Vintage Report 2019 released today by Wine Australia.