Production in supplying countries
Ireland’s beer production has been mostly stagnating since 2009. The countries production declined drastically in 2021 to 3.8 million hectoliters. Meanwhile, UK production has been falling, although 2021 saw a small rebound.
The amount of beer that is flowing into the UK has been growing. Imports have reached over billion liters or ten million hectoliters. EU imports have been responsible for the bulk of growth since 2003. Non-EU imports had seen more growth in recent years but 2020 saw a sharp reversal in that trend.