China’s wine production may drop by 10.4% in 2017 .

The county’s total wine production has been dropping since 2013. In 2016, total production was 11.37 million hectolitres, a 1% decline compared to 2015, and 2017 showed negative growth from February to June. According to the National Statistics Bureau, the drop may reach 10.4% by the end of the year.

In the same time, China’s wine imports increase in volume and value.

China is ranked as the second-largest vineyard in the world by OIV, with 847,000 hectares.