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Australia Spirits Market Outlook 2019-2035 : Market Size, Trends, Growth, Opportunities | COVID-19 Impact Analysis

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Australia Spirits Market : Industry Outlook

Australia Spirits Market is growing at very nice rate. The Australian alcoholic drinks market size was valued at USD 28.89 billion in 2017 and is expected is estimated to reach USD 39.44 billion by 2035 due to the rise in the consumption of wine and the premiumization trend in the country. The demand for alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine and other is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period on account of the rise in drinking population and various marketing and promotion activities adopted by the famous brands to target the drinking population in Australia.

The growth of the companies is driven by the rise in customer preferences, demand for high-quality and premium brands enriched with new and authentic flavors, premiumization trend and innovation in the wine and beer market.

Australia Spirits Market segmentation

By product type

  • Whisky
  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Rum
  • Brandy
  • Wine
  • Tequila
  • Liquors and others

By Geography

  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Western Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Northern territory
  • Australian Capital territory

By Packaging Type

  • Bottle
  • Can
  • Pouch
  • Carton and Other

By Distribution Channel

  • Off-Trade
  • On-Trade

The sale of alcoholic drinks through off-trade distribution channels is expected to grow at a significant rate over the forecast period. The sale via supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, kiosks, mini markets & spirits shops is expected to grow owing to the various options to choose for different occasions.

We conducted interviews with the Consumers (B2C Vs B2B), Spirits Manufacturers, Brands, End User Industry Verticals, Contractual Suppliers, Product Managers, Consultants, Decision Makers, VPs, Executives, Sales Managers, Regional Sales Head, C-level Executives, etc.

Key Benefits: Australia Spirits Market Outlook, 2019-2035 (Edition 2021)

  • The report includes Australia Spirits Market Manufacturers, Contract Manufacturers & Brands Outlook (Market Competition & Global Presence), Business Strategy & Financial Analysis of Major Players. Further, the study also covers Industry Insights (Future Trends & Forecast Data), Trade Data (Exports and Imports), By Australia Spirits Market Type (Manufacturing & End User Industry Outlook), End User Industry Analysis (B2B Vs B2C), Competitive Intelligence, Opportunity Analysis
  • Market Data : Market Size (USD Billion), Market Share (%), CAGR (%), Y-O-Y Growth Rate (%) of Australia Spirits Market Industry and further it bifurcated into Countries, 2019-2035
  • Sales Data of Australia Spirits Market : By Each Packaging Type, By End Users, By Manufacturers Type, By Application, By Countries, (By Volume & Value), 2019-2035
  • Manufacturing Outlook of Australia Spirits Market : Manufacturers Outlook, Revenue & Market Share of Manufacturers, Manufacturing Capacity, Operational Margins, Contract Manufacturers & OBMs Outlook, etc., 2019-2035
  • Brands Outlook : Revenue Share (%) of Manufacturers By Packaging Type, Market Positioning, Ranking Analysis, Product Portfolio, Competitiveness, Regional Presence, No. of Products, Investments, Partnerships & Collaborations, Mergers & Acquisitions, etc., 2019-2035
  • Australia Spirits Market End User Outlook : End User Preferences of Packaging & Brands, End User Spending, Average Spending Power, Adoption Rate (%), Penetration Rate (%), Green Initiatives, Govt. Regulations, etc., 2019-2035
  • Market Dynamics : Growth Drivers, Challenges, Opportunities, Trends, SWOT Analysis, Porter's Five Force Model, PESTLE Analysis, etc., 2019-2035
  • Trade Data of Australia Spirits Market (Export & Import) : By Each Segment, By Major Destination Countries (By Value & Volume), 2019-2035
  • Supply & Demand Analysis : By Australia Spirits Market Type, End Use Verticals, By Countries, 2019-2035
  • Target & Potential Markets : By Major Countries & Industries
  • Detailed Outlook : Australia Spirits Market Industry Analysis : (Manufacturers, Raw Material Outlook, New Products, Ongoing Researches, End User Analysis, Manufacturing Models, Demand Analysis for Each End User Industry, Govt. Norms, Market Dynamics etc.)

Key Findings in Australia-Spirit Market

  • Japanese whisky is a premium spirits choice
  • While whiskies observed solid total value growth in 2017, Japanese whiskies shows the strongest performer in the market. The enormous sales in the Japanese whisky is driven by the local consumers showing great interest in the Japanese food and culture as they consider the Japanese whisky to be premium among rest.
  • The number of Local micro-distillers increases as craft spirit gain traction
  • Particularly with Gin and whiskies, the growth of micro-distilleries and the premiumisation trend within alcoholic drinks encouraged the growth of local craft spirits.
  • Craft and Cocktail trends driving growth of Tequila and Mezcal
  • The growth of micro-distilleries and the premiumisation trend have benefited tequila and mezcal too. While the leading brands in tequila over the review period remained relatively consistent, more local consumers became interested in the story behind, and provenance of, a tequila brand. Tequila & Mezcal market in Australia registered a positive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.26% during the period 2012 to 2017.

Industry Threats and opportunities                                                         

  • Bottling and blending imported over proof spirits represents a large share of industry revenue.
  • The entry of small independent distillers has increased the industry’s labor intensity.
  • Consumer preferences are shifting towards premium products, boosting profit margins.

Spirit Consumption in Australia'

  • Alcohol is widely consumed in Australia as it is frequently available at social and cultural activities. On a per capita scale, 10.3 liters of pure alcohol were consumed by each Australian in 2010.Beer is still the most preferred beverage alcoholic drinks followed by the wine and spirits. Retail sales for alcohol including GST in the 2011/12 financial year totaled a$18,135 million.
  • Variety of economic and social factors result in a higher rate of alcohol consumption. Economically, factors such as lower income, level of education, lack of infrastructure, and a higher availability of alcohol are all known to affect alcohol consumption rates. Social factors also play a large role with the normality and social acceptability of alcohol consumption in rural areas often leading to drinking beginning at a much younger age. As per the WHO data, the total alcohol consumption per capita in liters of pure alcohol in Australia was12.6 in the year of 2015.Among OECD countries, Australia ranked 2nd in alcohol consumption.

Alcohol taxation in Australia

  • Volumetric systems are usually described as excise duties that is, taxes which are selective in the product they cover and involve quantification of the product in determining the liability. In the case of alcohol the quantification is in liters of pure alcohol. Australia applies a volumetric excise duty.
  • Ad valorem taxes can take various forms. Broad based general taxes such as the goods and services tax are usually ad valorem taxes, but in some cases ad valorem taxes are selectively applied.

Falling alcohol consumption and strong import competition water down industry growth

The Spirit Manufacturing industry has faced mixed trading conditions over the past five years. The industry faces strong external competition, with imports expected to account for almost one-third of domestic demand in 2018-19. In addition, Australian spirit manufacturers derive a large portion of revenue from bottling and blending over proof spirits imported from overseas.

Revenue Highlights

  • Revenue in the Spirits segment amounts to US$3,596m in 2019.
  • The market is expected to grow annually by 3.6% CAGR in the forecast period 2019-2023.
  • Though, in global comparison, most revenue is generated in China (US$134,455m in 2019).
  • In relation to total population figures, per person revenues of US$142.68 are generated in 2019.
  • Also, the average per capita consumption stands in 2.4L in 2019.

Demands and preferences of the Consumers

Conditions in the Spirit Manufacturing industry have changed over the past five years due to premiumisation trends and new companies entering the industry. While sales of ready-to-drink products (RTDs) have fallen, demand for bottled spirits and ready-to-serve (RTS) cocktail products has increased. RTDs tend to be single-serve beverages, while manufacturers usually sell RTS cocktails in larger volumes. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualized 1.9% over the five years through 2018-19, as recovering domestic retail conditions and a weaker Australian dollar assist domestic manufacturers. Revenue is anticipated to grow by 0.7% in 2018-19, to reach $1.9 billion.

Major Key players In the Market

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev: It is the world’s largest beer company. In 2015 generated revenues of US$55 billion and has operations in over 50 countries and sells their beers in over 100 countries.
  • Carlton & United Breweries (CUB):  In 2016, CUB had 42.1% of the beer market share in Australia.15 and estimated revenue of $1.73 billion in 2015-16.
  • Kirin Holdings Company Ltd: Leading brewer in Australia and New Zealand, owning four of the top ten beer brands in Australia and six of the top 10 beer brands in New Zealand. In 2016 Lion had 42.6% of the beer market share in Australia.
  • Diageo:  In 2016 Diageo Australia generated total revenue of $535.7 million. In 2016 had 24.5% of spirit market share and 23.5% of RTD mixed spirit market share in Australia.
  • Suntory Holdings Limited: Owns 337 companies across sectors including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, food, restaurants and flowers. In 2014 Suntory Holdings acquired Beam Inc., to create Beam Suntory. The deal was estimated to be worth $13.6 billion. It is the third largest premium spirits company in the world.
  • Coca-Cola Amatil: In 2016 had 15% of the spirit market share in Australia33 and an estimated 1.5% beer market share.
  • Bacardi Limited:  World’s largest privately held Spirits Company. Has more than 200 brands and labels sold in more than 160 global markets; operates 29 production facilities in 15 countries.
  • Pernod Ricard: Number 2 worldwide in wines and spirits.85 market companies and 101 production sites. Reports €8,682million in net sales.
  • Brown-Forman: Among the top 10 largest global spirits companies. Sells its products in around 160 countries. In 2016 made US$2,144 million in gross profit and generated total revenue of $213.3 million.

Major Importer and Exporter countries of Spirit

  • SouthTrade International is the premium spirit importer in Australia.
  • China is the world’s third largest market for imported wine behind the United States and Germany.
  • Australia has retained its position as US spirits industry's third biggest export market. The Distilled Spirits Council has reported its 8th consecutive year of market share gains, which includes a 12% rise in exports to Australia to a value of $127.7million.
  • Australia is China’s second largest supplier behind France. Australian exports have performed strongly since the conclusion of the China Australia Free Trade Agreement in December 2015.

COVID-19 impact on "Australia Spirits Industry"

The report analyses and includes a complete detailed chapter of 50-70 pages about the short term & long terms impact of COVID-19 outbreak on each segment of "Australia Spirits Industry" along with government measures to support the sector. It also showcases the current market landscape during COVID, impact of the virus on leading companies, expected demand schedule and supply chain in the industry and other various major factors. This will help you identify those companies that may benefit from this pandemic as well as those that will lose out.

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Key questions answered in this research report

  • What is the total market size by 2035 and what would be the expected growth rate of sales?
  • What are the total sales in 2018-19 and what would be the expected demand over the forecast period?
  • What are the recent developments and business strategy of companies?
  • What are the market opportunities for the existing and entry level players?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the factors which are driving this market?
  • What are the major barriers to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?

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