Hong Kong trade officials are looking at cutting the staggering import taxes on wine to turn the territory into the wine trading hub for South-East Asia.Hong Kong currently has among the highest import duties in the world at 60% of ex-cellar cost. Wine importers admit this is crippling but as it is a flat scale and affects all merchants evenly it has not significantly damaged local consumption.

Subscribe to Just Drinks

Join over 80,000 beverage industry professionals by unlocking full access for just $1 (plus VAT if applicable)

Already a Member? LOGIN HERE

Just Drinks membership gives you:

  • Unlimited access to Just Drinks content including in-depth analysis, exclusive blogs, industry executive interviews and management briefings
  • Unbeatable market coverage from wine and beer, to soft drinks
  • Unrivalled apparel industry comment from Olly Wehring, Andy Morton and leading industry analysts
Want multi-user access? Explore our multi-user & corporate memberships

70% of the beverage companies in the Forbes Global 2000 use Just Drinks