Overview of the Market for Spirits, Liqueurs And Other Spirituous Beverages in Poland
In value terms, production of spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages expanded slightly to $ in estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. From 2009 to , production growth failed to regain the momentum.
The size of the market for spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages in Poland dropped to $ in , falling by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of % y-o-y. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2009 to , the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.