Australia - Wine Numbers
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Australia is one of the world's leading wine producers and exporters. Powered by new FTAs and firm import demand from the Asian region, the Australian wine industry has achieved a 10% increase in average export price in FY2016. Correspondingly, the Australian wine industry has also witnessed the highest average grape price since 2009, reaching 526 AUD/tonne. In 2017, the average purchased price climbed further to 565 AUD/ tonne, representing a 10-year high level.
|Demand and Supply||2014||2015||2016||2017||% Change|
|Producing Vineyard Area (HA)||138,415||140,467||141,359*||n/a||+0.64|
|Wine Grape Crushed (000't)||1,662||1,671||1,838||1,930*||+8.14|
|Annual Wine Production (ML)||1,092||1,201||1,269||n/a||+5.66|
|Annual Import (ML)||85||86||87||n/a||+1.16|
|Annual Export (ML)||724||753||754||n/a||+0.13|
|Domestic Consumption (ML)||458||462||459*||n/a||-0.65|
Based on a wine sector survey released by Winemaker's Federation of Australia, the 2016 red crush is estimated to be 935,466 tonnes, which represents a 10.3% increase compared to 2015 level. Meanwhile, white crush increased by 2.0%, reaching 871,741 tonnes.
|Red / White Grape Crushed||2014||2015||2016||% Change|
|Cabernet Sauvignon (000't)||226.39||209.59||255.07||+21.70|
|Pinot Noir (000't)||30.26||43.49||47.86||+10.05|
|Petle Verdot (000't)||19.53||20.86||20.30||-2.68|
|Sauvignon Blanc (000't)||99.36||89.19||100.77||+12.98|
|Muscat Gordo Blanco (000't)||65.50||63.09||56.71||-10.11|
China has become the top export market for Australian wine in 2016, more than doubling sales to 474 million AUD, with a surge in demand for premium Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Bulk wine exports increased 5% in volume overall but at prices 16% below 2014. The new free trade agreements with China, Japan and Korea are expected to further stimulate bulk wine exports from 2016.
|Bulk Export Price||2014||2015||2016||% Change|
|Bulk Dry Red (USD/L/AUD/L)||1.084/0.911||0.912/0.686||1.015/0.772||+11.29|
|Bulk Dry White (USD/L/AUD/L)||0.817/0.687||0.786/0.591||0.863/0.656||+9.80|
|Bulk Rose (USD/L/AUD/L)||0.992/0.834||0.845/0.636||0.978/0.743||+15.74|
Source: Wine Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Winemaker's Federation of Australia, ROX: CCY USD: AUD Yr Ave
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