Alcohols Market Overview in Switzerland
The revenue of the alcohols market in Switzerland amounted to $187M in 2010, growing by 37% 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). Overall, the total market indicated an outstanding increase from 2007 to 2010: its value increased at an average annual rate of +20.8% over the last three-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2010 figures, alcohols consumption decreased by -2.0% against 2008 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by 90% against the previous year. In that year, the alcohols market reached its peak level of $190M. From 2009 to 2010, the growth of the alcohols market remained at a lower figure.