Latvia: January-May beer production drops 17.3% yoy
With 30.412 mln litres of beer produced in Latvia in the first five months of this year, beer production in Latvia dropped 17.3% as compared the same period a year ago, LETA reported.
Meanwhile, Latvian beer imports rose 10.4% year-on-year to 43.67 mln litres.
Overall, 62.692 mln litres of beer was distributed for consumption in Latvia in the first five months of this year, a 4.6% increase on the first five months of 2017.
Latvian beer exports declined 4.9% year-on-year to 10.221 mln litres in January-May 2018. Latvia shipped beer mainly to non-EU countries (69.7%).
In the first five months of 2017 Latvian breweries produced 36.763 mln litres of beer.
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