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Alcohol Sales In Norway Hit 'Record High' In First Quarter

Published on Jun 9 2021 8:38 AM in Drinks tagged: Trending Posts / Sweden / Alcohol / Norway / Paywall / Cross-border trade / Statistics Norway

Alcohol Sales In Norway Hit 'Record High' In First Quarter

Alcohol sales in Norway rose by 20.8% in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the corresponding quarter last year, in what Statistics Norway said was a 'record high' for quarterly alcohol sales in the country.

Some 7.2 million litres of alcohol were sold in the period, according to the statistics body.

Beer sales were up 17.7%, liquor sales were up 16.1%, and wine sales rose by 24.7%, it said. Total alcohol sales stood at 7.2 million litres, compared to 5.3 million litres for the corresponding period in 2020.

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