Key Market Indicators
British alcohol exports are expected to reach $11.5 billion by 2026, up from $10.8 billion in 2021. This represents an average growth rate of 1.1% per year since 1998. Meanwhile, imports have increased at an average rate of 0.3% per year since 1998, reaching $8.4 billion in 2026. Domestic sales of alcoholic beverages in the UK are projected to reach $50 billion in 2026, up 0.6% on average each year since 1995. In 2021, the UK ranked fourth in global sales, behind Germany ($48 billion), Japan ($47.9 billion) and the US ($47.9 billion).