Alcoholic Drinks in South Korea

Alcoholic Drinks in South Korea

The outbreak of COVID-19 had a wide reaching impact on sales of alcoholic drinks in Korea, with the overriding trend being a sizeable shift from drinking through the on-trade to drinking at home. In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 the Korean government introduced a range of measures, including lockdowns and restrictions on gatherings of more than four persons. These measures limited access to on-trade drinking with many people switching to drinking at home alone in front of the telev...

Euromonitor International's Alcoholic Drinks in South Korea report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data (2016-2020), allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they legislative, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2025 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Beer, Cider/Perry, RTDs, Spirits, Wine.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Alcoholic Drinks in South Korea
Euromonitor International
May 2021
List Of Contents And Tables
ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN SOUTH KOREA
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
COVID-19 impact on alcoholic drinks
COVID-19 country impact
Company response
Retailing shift
On-trade vs off-trade split
What next for alcoholic drinks?
CHART 1 Alcoholic Drinks Off-Trade Volume Sales Growth Scenarios: 2018-2025
CHART 2 Alcoholic Drinks On-Trade Volume Sales Growth Scenarios: 2018-2025
CHART 3 Alcoholic Drinks Impact of Soft Drivers on Off-Trade Volume Sales: 2018-2025
CHART 4 Alcoholic Drinks Impact of Soft Drivers on On-Trade Volume Sales: 2018-2025
MARKET BACKGROUND
Legislation
Legal purchasing age and legal drinking age
Drink driving
Advertising
Smoking ban
Opening hours
On-trade establishments
Summary 1 Number of On-trade Establishments by Type 2015-2020
TAXATION AND DUTY LEVIES
Table 1 Taxation and Duty Levies on Alcoholic Drinks 2020
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Contraband/parallel trade
Duty free
Cross-border/private imports
KEY NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
Outlook
MARKET INDICATORS
Table 2 Retail Consumer Expenditure on Alcoholic Drinks 2015-2020
MARKET DATA
Table 3 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 4 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: Total Value 2015-2020
Table 5 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 6 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: % Total Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 7 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category by Off-trade vs On-trade: Volume 2020
Table 8 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category by Off-trade vs On-trade: Value 2020
Table 9 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Volume 2020
Table 10 Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Value 2020
Table 11 GBO Company Shares of Alcoholic Drinks: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 12 Distribution of Alcoholic Drinks by Format: % Off-trade Value 2015-2020
Table 13 Distribution of Alcoholic Drinks by Format and by Category: % Off-trade Volume 2020
Table 14 Forecast Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: Total Volume 2020-2025
Table 15 Forecast Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: Total Value 2020-2025
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Alcoholic Drinks by Category: % Total Value Growth 2020-2025
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
Summary 2 Research Sources
BEER IN SOUTH KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Domestic beer brands thrive as consumers switch to home drinking
Another good year for Hite Jinro Co Ltd as Terra takes South Korea by storm
Non alcoholic beer benefits from increased focus on health and wellness
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Domestic beer set to remain at the heart of growth
Craft beer set to benefit from new alcohol regulation
The off-trade is expected to benefit from new product development as competition intensifies
CATEGORY BACKGROUND
Lager price band methodology
Summary 3 Lager by Price Band 2020
Table 18 Number of Breweries 2014-2019
CATEGORY DATA
Table 19 Sales of Beer by Category: Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 20 Sales of Beer by Category: Total Value 2015-2020
Table 21 Sales of Beer by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 22 Sales of Beer by Category: % Total Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 23 Sales of Beer by Off-trade vs On-trade: Volume 2015-2020
Table 24 Sales of Beer by Off-trade vs On-trade: Value 2015-2020
Table 25 Sales of Beer by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 26 Sales of Beer by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 27 Sales of Beer by Craft vs Standard 2015-2020
Table 28 GBO Company Shares of Beer: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 29 NBO Company Shares of Beer: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 30 LBN Brand Shares of Beer: % Total Volume 2017-2020
Table 31 Forecast Sales of Beer by Category: Total Volume 2020-2025
Table 32 Forecast Sales of Beer by Category: Total Value 2020-2025
Table 33 Forecast Sales of Beer by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Beer by Category: % Total Value Growth 2020-2025
WINE IN SOUTH KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Wine benefits from home drinking trend
Convenience stores and hypermarkets find success with new private label ranges of wine
A difficult year for Takju and Sake
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
South Korea expected to see a growing culture of bring-your-own-bottle
More wineries could turn to private label as competition intensifies
Takju set to benefit from premiumisation while sake should see a slight recovery as views on Japanese products soften
CATEGORY DATA
Table 35 Sales of Wine by Category: Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 36 Sales of Wine by Category: Total Value 2015-2020
Table 37 Sales of Wine by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 38 Sales of Wine by Category: % Total Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 39 Sales of Wine by Off-trade vs On-trade: Volume 2015-2020
Table 40 Sales of Wine by Off-trade vs On-trade: Value 2015-2020
Table 41 Sales of Wine by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 42 Sales of Wine by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 43 Sales of Still Red Wine by Price Segment: % Off-trade Volume 2015-2020
Table 44 Sales of Still Rosé Wine by Price Segment: % Off-trade Volume 2015-2020
Table 45 Sales of Still White Wine by Price Segment: % Off-trade Volume 2015-2020
Table 46 Sales of Other Sparkling Wine by Price Segment: % Off-trade Volume 2015-2020
Table 47 GBO Company Shares of Still Light Grape Wine: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 48 NBO Company Shares of Still Light Grape Wine: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 49 LBN Brand Shares of Still Light Grape Wine: % Total Volume 2017-2020
Table 50 GBO Company Shares of Champagne: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 51 NBO Company Shares of Champagne: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 52 LBN Brand Shares of Champagne: % Total Volume 2017-2020
Table 53 GBO Company Shares of Other Sparkling Wine: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 54 NBO Company Shares of Other Sparkling Wine: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 55 LBN Brand Shares of Other Sparkling Wine: % Total Volume 2017-2020
Table 56 GBO Company Shares of Non-grape Wine: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 57 Forecast Sales of Wine by Category: Total Volume 2020-2025
Table 58 Forecast Sales of Wine by Category: Total Value 2020-2025
Table 59 Forecast Sales of Wine by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 60 Forecast Sales of Wine by Category: % Total Value Growth 2020-2025
SPIRITS IN SOUTH KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Demand for shochu/soju switches to the off-trad due to COVID-19 restrictions
Hite Jinro extends its dominance thanks to investments in new product development and marketing
Players look for new ways to drive retail sales in whiskies and other types of spirits
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Shochu/soju could benefit from a fresh new image with the addition of tonic/soda water
Online sales could flourish under new regulation
Cocktails and smaller pack sizes could expand the audience for spirits
CATEGORY BACKGROUND
Vodka, gin, other blended Scotch whisky, dark rum and white rum price band methodology
Summary 4 Benchmark Brands 2020
CATEGORY DATA
Table 61 Sales of Spirits by Category: Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 62 Sales of Spirits by Category: Total Value 2015-2020
Table 63 Sales of Spirits by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 64 Sales of Spirits by Category: % Total Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 65 Sales of Spirits by Off-trade vs On-trade: Volume 2015-2020
Table 66 Sales of Spirits by Off-trade vs On-trade: Value 2015-2020
Table 67 Sales of Spirits by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 68 Sales of Spirits by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 69 Sales of Dark Rum by Price Platform: % Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 70 Sales of White Rum by Price Platform: % Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 71 Sales of Other Blended Scotch Whisky by Price Platform: % Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 72 Sales of English Gin by Price Platform: % Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 73 Sales of Vodka by Price Platform: % Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 74 Sales of Vodka by Flavoured vs Non-flavoured: % Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 75 GBO Company Shares of Spirits: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 76 NBO Company Shares of Spirits: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 77 LBN Brand Shares of Spirits: % Total Volume 2017-2020
Table 78 Forecast Sales of Spirits by Category: Total Volume 2020-2025
Table 79 Forecast Sales of Spirits by Category: Total Value 2020-2025
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Spirits by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Spirits by Category: % Total Value Growth 2020-2025
CIDER/PERRY IN SOUTH KOREA
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
RTDS IN SOUTH KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
RTDs struggles with competition from other alcoholic drinks
Lack of new product development limits growth of RTDs
KGB returns to growth cementing its commanding lead in 2020
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Unhealthy image and a lack of investment in new product development key obstacles to growth
Wine-based RTDs could find some appeal with new packaging developments
New and exotic flavours could spark interest in RTDs among younger consumers
CATEGORY DATA
Table 82 Sales of RTDs by Category: Total Volume 2015-2020
Table 83 Sales of RTDs by Category: Total Value 2015-2020
Table 84 Sales of RTDs by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 85 Sales of RTDs by Category: % Total Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 86 Sales of RTDs by Off-trade vs On-trade: Volume 2015-2020
Table 87 Sales of RTDs by Off-trade vs On-trade: Value 2015-2020
Table 88 Sales of RTDs by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 89 Sales of RTDs by Off-trade vs On-trade: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 90 GBO Company Shares of RTDs: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 91 NBO Company Shares of RTDs: % Total Volume 2016-2020
Table 92 LBN Brand Shares of RTDs: % Total Volume 2017-2020
Table 93 Forecast Sales of RTDs by Category: Total Volume 2020-2025
Table 94 Forecast Sales of RTDs by Category: Total Value 2020-2025
Table 95 Forecast Sales of RTDs by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 96 Forecast Sales of RTDs by Category: % Total Value Growth 2020-2025

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