Wines: Imports Down 12% in 2020

In 2020 Central American wine imports totaled $76 million, 12% less compared to 2019.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Import of wines in Central America Al December 31st, 2020  


Complete el formulario, en breve nos comunicaremos con usted:

this site is protected by reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy and terms of service.
Need assistance? Contact us
(506) 4001-6423

CentralAmericaData is the leading B2B market research company in Central America. We specialize in compiling, validating and analyzing data from the economic activities in Central American and South American countries, along with Mexico. We provide our clients and companies with presence in the region relevant information to define business strategies and make adequate decisions. Learn more about our services here

2008 - 2021 © CentralAmericaData Todos los derechos reservados

Figures from the Trade Intelligence Unit of CentralAmericaData: Click to interact with the graphClick to interact with the graph

Explore the data in the interactive display.

Regional Business Down

Between 2019 and 2020 the imported value of wines in Central America registered a 12% decrease, going from $86 million to $76 million.

During 2020 Central American imports had their highest point in November 2020, reaching a value of $11 million, this after one of the most notorious drops in the month of April of the same year which reached a value of $3.9 million.

Costa Rican Companies, Main Buyers

In 2020, the main importer in the region continued to be Costa Rica, with $29 million, followed by Panama, with $21 million, Guatemala, with $14 million, El Salvador, with $5 million, Honduras, with $4 million and Nicaragua with $3 million.

Nicaragua was the only market in the region that recorded an increase in its purchases during 2020, reporting a year-on-year variation of 16%.

In the case of Costa Rica, imports fell 10% in El Salvador, 14% in Guatemala, 15% in Honduras 16%, and in Panama the decrease was 19%.

Chile: Region's Main Supplier

In 2020, 32% of the value imported from Central America came from Chile, 24% from Spain, 11% from the USA, 11% from Italy, 8% from Argentina, 7% from France and 2% from Germany.

For the years in question in recent years, the Panama Free Trade Zone is the market of origin of purchases that has decreased the most, dropping from 21% in 2012 to 4% in 2020.

Do you know that we are now part of something bigger?
Learn about PREDIK Data-Driven, our new global brand. Click here to access.

More on this topic

Wines: Business with Germany up 7%

April 2021

From January to September 2020, Central American wine imports totaled $47 million, and regional purchases from German companies increased 7% compared to the same period in 2019.

Figures from the Trade Intelligence Unit of CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption="Click to interact with the graphic"]

Spanish Wines Are Gaining Ground in Central America

December 2020

In recent years’ Spanish wines have gained importance according to the amount purchased, since in the first half of 2012 they represented 10% of total regional imports and for the same period in 2020 the proportion rose to 23%.

Figures from the Trade Intelligence Unit of CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption="Click to interact with the graph"]

Central America Purchases More Chilean Wine

December 2019

In the first six months of 2019, Central American countries imported $38 million in wine, and purchases from Chilean companies increased by 11% over the same period in 2018.

Figures from the Trade Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption="Click to interact with graphics"]

Alcoholic Beverages: Market Figures in 2017

July 2018

In 2017, countries in the region recorded imports of alcoholic beverages totalling $334 million, which is an increase of 3% compared to the figures reported in 2016.

Figures from the information system on the Alcoholic Beverages Market in Central America, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graph"]

 close (x)

Receive more news about Beverages

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones

Looking for Importers and distributors of furniture

Mexican manufacturer of office furniture seeks importers and distributors interested in dealing their products in Central America.
PM Steele is a 100% Mexican company, with more than 67...

Stock Indexes

(Apr 6)
Dow Jones
S&P 500


(Sep 17)
Brent Crude Oil
Coffee "C"