Latvia: Beer production drops 4.8% in 2018
With 78.097 million litres of beer produced in 2018, Latvia total output dropped 4.8 percent from a year before, according to the State Revenue Service's data on excised goods.
Meanwhile, Latvian beer imports rose 5.1 percent year-on-year to 111.16 million litres in 2018.
Overall, 162.13 million litres of beer were distributed for consumption in Latvia last year, up 1.1 percent against 2017.
Latvian beer exports increased by 20.1 percent year-on-year, from 22.45 million litres in 2017 to 26.96 million litres 2018.
As reported, Latvia produced 72.06 million litres of beer in 2017, which was an 11 percent rise against 2016.
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