80.6 Million Liters of Alcoholic Beverages Imported into Finland by Visitors

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 26 May 2014. Visitors to Finland brought a total of 80.6 million liters of alcoholic beverages from May 2013 to April 2014. The volume of imports has increased by a fifth (21%) over the past 12 months.

The government data does not show whether the visitors are Finnish, foreign, EU or non-EU citizens. They study was carried out by Alko, Health and Social Care licensing and control of the Agency (Valvira), Health and Welfare agency (THL), and the Ministry of Finance.

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The volume of spirits imports increased by about 12 per cent year on year; mild wine imports increased by about a fifth; brewing beer by a quarter, long drinks and ciders by about 50 percent. Here is the full data:

Alcoholic beverage change table

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