Ever wonder which countries export the most whiskey? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global whiskey exports within parenthesis. In 2015, world whiskey exports were US$10.9 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $58.5 million worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. South Africa: $40.4 million
  2. Mozambique: $3.8 million
  3. Swaziland: $3.3 million
  4. Togo: $3.1 million
  5. Zambia: $2.9 million
  6. Uganda: $1.9 million
  7. Mauritius: $872,000
  8. Ghana: $655,000
  9. Madagascar: $524,000
10. Zimbabwe: $199,000
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $1.2 billion worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. Singapore: $823.5 million
  2. India: $98.1 million
  3. Japan: $85.8 million
  4. Thailand: $80.3 million
  5. Malaysia: $55.9 million
  6. Hong Kong: $42.8 million
  7. Taiwan: $16.1 million
  8. Georgia: $11.6 million
  9. South Korea: $7.8 million
10. Sri Lanka: $3.3 million
European Exporters

Europe exported $7.9 billion worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. United Kingdom: $6 billion
  2. Ireland: $492.3 million
  3. Germany: $327.2 million
  4. France: $308.1 million
  5. Netherlands: $247.3 million
  6. Latvia: $136.2 million
  7. Belgium: $58.7 million
  8. Estonia: $57 million
  9. Spain: $52.7 million
10. Denmark: $38.6 million
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $52 million worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. Aruba: $38.1 million
  2. Brazil: $3.8 million
  3. Chile: $3.8 million
  4. Argentina: $1.9 million
  5. Belize: $1.7 million
  6. Barbados: $1.1 million
  7. Netherlands Antilles: $388,000
  8. Suriname: $359,000
  9. Guatemala: $223,000
10. Dominican Republic: $139,000
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $25.9 million worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. United Arab Emirates: $14.8 million
  2. Jordan: $10 million
  3. Lebanon: $839,000
  4. Iran: $141,000
  5. Israel: $81,000
  6. Bahrain: $8,000
  7. Qatar: $5,000
North American Exporters

North America exported $1.6 billion worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $1.2 billion
  2. Canada: $310.1 million
  3. Mexico: $2.8 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $34.3 million worth of whiskey led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $31.7 million
  2. New Zealand: $2.5 million
  3. New Caledonia: $66,000
  4. Samoa: $51,000
  5. Fiji: $10,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of whiskey from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage decline for this exported product category was -3.4%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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