Beer Production in Panama Increases

Beer production rose by 3.3% in January 2009 when compared to the same month last year.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

However, considering total liquor production in Panama (21.7 million liters in January), it increased only 2.1%, as production of sec, rum, gin and other spirits contracted by -17.9%, -13.6%, -4.3% and -36.5% respectively."

La Prensa.com published: "In January, production increased 2.1% over the same month in 2008, but this rate of increase is much lower than was recorded early last year [2008] (17%) and the annual average for 2008 (8.5%)."



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Alcoholic Beverages: Production up to February 2019

April 2019

In the first two months of the year, the production of alcoholic beverages in Panama was 48 million liters, 3% less than that recorded in the same period of 2018.

The latest data published by the General Comptroller of the Republic, detail that the production of alcoholic beverages generally reported a decline, reducing from 49.7 million liters from January to February 2018, to 48 million liters in the same period of 2019.

Alcoholic Beverages: Production in Early 2019

February 2019

In the first month of the year, the production of alcoholic beverages in Panama was 23.5 million liters, 11% less than that recorded in the same period of 2018.

The most recent figures published by the General Comptroller of the Republic, detail that the production of alcoholic beverages in general reported a decline, reducing from 26.3 million liters in January 2018, to 23.5 million liters in the same month of 2019.

Beer: $21 million on Plant Expansion

September 2013

The increase in production capacity will allow Cervecería Panamá to expand its presence in the market, especially with its brand Atlas.

From a statement by Cerveceria Nacional, SA:

Cervecería Nacional, focussing on maintaining the quality of its products and continuing to contribute to the economic development of the country, has made a total investment of $90 million in the last three years and $21 million in the expansion of its plant, located in Tumba Muerto.

Guatemalan Beer Market Growing at 7%

August 2013

Beer sales in the first six months of the year reached 128 million liters, 46% more than in the same period in 2012.

Elperiodico.com.gt reports that "Guatemala is the fastest growing country in the American brewing industry, explains Jean Jereissati, director of AmBev Hila-ex".

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