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Current situation of the vitivinicultural sector at a global level

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Speaking from the OIV’s headquarters in Paris, by web conference, Director General Pau Roca presented on 23 April, information on wine production, consumption and international trade in 2019. The impact of Covid-19 in the sector was also highlighted. 

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  • The surface area of the world vineyard is estimated at 7.4 mha, stable since 2016
  • World wine production, excluding juices and musts, in 2019 is estimated at 260 mhl, a marked decrease, compared to the historically high 2018 production
  • After the slight decline in world wine consumption registered in 2018, world wine consumption in 2019 is estimated at 244 mhl, marking a +0.1% with respect to the previous year
  • In 2019 the world wine export market has expanded with respect to 2018 both in volume, estimated at 105.8 mhl (+1.7%), and in value with 31.8 bn EUR (+0.9%)
  • First estimates of wine production in the southern hemisphere indicate low expected volumes for 2020 for the majority of countries, with the exception of South Africa and Uruguay

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