ArmInfo. In January-May 2020, the production volumes of alcoholic beverages produced in Armenia demonstrate a downward trend. According to the RA Statistical Committee, during the reporting period, the volumes of absolutely all alcoholic beverages produced in Armenia decreased.
Thus, in January-May 2020, 12.5 million liters of brandy were produced in Armenia, which is lower than the annual indicator by 14.9% (against 39.5% growth in the same period of 2019). The volume of wine produced in Armenia turned the y-o-y dynamics from 28.7% growth in the direction of 28.3% decline to 3.3 million liters, champagne - from 17.1% growth to 31.9% decline up to 137.2 thousand liters. Vodka production also decreased - by 29% (against growth by 29.3% a year earlier) to 1.2 million liters, and beer - by 16.1% (against growth by 24.7% a year earlier) to 7.1 million liters.
According to statistical data, during the reporting period, Armenia produced 95.3 thousand liters whiskey, which is lower than the y-o-y indicator by 68.3%. In the same period last year, a decline in the volume of production of whiskey was also recorded, but the pace was much more modest - 18%.