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This report intends to inform U.S. beer, wine, and spirits companies interested in exporting to Mexico about the general requirements, import process and timeframes, and about how often they are updated.
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Thailand: Plant-Based Food and Beverage Market in Thailand

Plant-based diets and meat substitutes are gaining popularity and are capturing the interest of Thai consumers.
The Thai Excise Department approved the use of the APEC Model Wine Export Certificate for U.S. wine exports and the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s (TTB) Certificate of Sanitation for U.S. beer and distilled spirit exports to Thailand with specific attestation.
On August 2, Japan’s National Tax Agency (NTA) published a list of 11 proposed geographical indications (GIs) for wine from the European Union (EU).
On July 25, 2021, South Africa partially lifted the prohibition on the domestic transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages.
On June 24, 2021, the European Commission published a roadmap outlining its intention to revise the labeling rules on alcoholic beverages as part of its Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.
On June 27, 2021, South Africa re-introduced the prohibition of the sale, dispensing and distribution of liquor products for 14 days due to the recent surge in COVID-19 infections. This is the fourth ban on liquor products since the start of...
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Canada: The Ontario Wine Market

Canada is the top export market for U.S. wines by value, and Ontario’s provincial liquor board is among the largest purchasers of beverage alcohol on the planet.
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Canada: The Quebec Wine Market

Quebec is the largest wine-importing province in Canada, at 180 million liters of wine valued at $770 million in 2020.
On May 25, 2021, the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) issued a notification permitting the home delivery of wine and liquor within the territory.
Despite its small size, New Zealand is already an important market for alcoholic beverages and ingredients from the United States.
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Taiwan: Craft Beer Festival Proves Market Potential

The first-ever U.S. Craft Beer Festival organized by ATO Taipei turned out a huge audience and connected online and offline success.