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Posted by: Vasile Cojocari

News / Economic

17 Aug. 2019 / 11:35

Moldova in the TOP-20 world grape producers

The record grape harvest, registered in Moldova in 2018 – 2019, has lifted Moldova in the Top – 20 world producers, according to a report presented at the Congress of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (IOVW), Radio Moldova reports.

Under the document, Moldova ranks 19th in the world, with a volume of 1.9 million hectolitres of wine produced and 13th – after the surface of vineyards (147,000 ha). In Moldova, the consumption of wine is estimated at 18 litres/capita, which places Moldova 17th in the world.

The United States reconfirms its leading position with 33 million hectoliters, followed by France - about 27 million, Italy - 22 million, Germany - 20 million and China - 18 million hectoliters.

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