Mexico's export quantity of tequila by country 2018

Mexico's export amount of tequila in 2018, by leading country (in 1,000 liters)*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 17, 2019
Mexico's export quantity of tequila by country 2018 The United States was the leading recipient of Mexico’s tequila exports in 2018, followed by Germany and Spain. The U.S. imported over 183 million liters of tequila from Mexico in that year, more than 33 times that imported by Germany. Tequila sales have grown dramatically in the U.S. Since 2004, sales volume has more than doubled, reaching 18.5 million 9-liter cases in 2018.
What makes tequila tequila?

Tequila is a distilled spirit made from the blue agave plant. The beverage takes its name from the city of Tequila, the area around which is one of the primary production locations. Tequila is traditionally produced with between 35 to 55 percent alcohol and must be at least 80 proof in the United States to be considered tequila by law.

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In the United States, Jose Cuervo was the top-selling brand, with a 21 percent share of the tequila market. Sales volume of the brand has grown by 20 percent since 2013.
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Mexico's export amount of tequila in 2018, by leading country (in 1,000 liters)*

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Export volume in 1,000 liters
United States183,800.16
Germany5,483.25
Spain3,296.58
France2,925.64
United Kingdom2,319.68
Japan1,907.6
Canada1,895.6
Latvia1,668.56
South Africa1,485.71
Colombia1,388.22
Australia1,362.62
Mexico1,132.07
Italy978.48
China940.06
Panama827.57
Export volume in 1,000 liters
United States183,800.16
Germany5,483.25
Spain3,296.58
France2,925.64
United Kingdom2,319.68
Japan1,907.6
Canada1,895.6
Latvia1,668.56
South Africa1,485.71
Colombia1,388.22
Australia1,362.62
Mexico1,132.07
Italy978.48
China940.06
Panama827.57
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 17, 2019
The United States was the leading recipient of Mexico’s tequila exports in 2018, followed by Germany and Spain. The U.S. imported over 183 million liters of tequila from Mexico in that year, more than 33 times that imported by Germany. Tequila sales have grown dramatically in the U.S. Since 2004, sales volume has more than doubled, reaching 18.5 million 9-liter cases in 2018.
What makes tequila tequila?

Tequila is a distilled spirit made from the blue agave plant. The beverage takes its name from the city of Tequila, the area around which is one of the primary production locations. Tequila is traditionally produced with between 35 to 55 percent alcohol and must be at least 80 proof in the United States to be considered tequila by law.

Market leader

In the United States, Jose Cuervo was the top-selling brand, with a 21 percent share of the tequila market. Sales volume of the brand has grown by 20 percent since 2013.
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