The value of Chilean wine exports grew 16% in the first five months of 2004 and generated US$285.3 million, compared with the US$245.7 million earned in the same period of last year.
 
Chile exported 170.8 million litres between January and May, 14% higher than in the previous year. Bottled wine exports accounted for 84% of this total, and were worth US$238 million.
 
The average per-litre price of Chile's wine exports reached US$1.67 in the first five months of 2004, 1.8% higher than the same period of last year.