In 2008 Argentina exported 38.2 million dollars, while in 2009 this figure amounted to 57.2 million dollars, which means an increase of 49.8%. Therefore, in 2008 Argentinian bottled wine exports stood for 3.5% of the total amount imported by Canada, while in 2009 this figure increased to 6.1%.
In spite of Argentina`s good performance, bottled wine imports from Canada between January and September decreased 13% in comparison with 2008, dropping from 1,078 to 939 million dollars.
During 2009 France, Canada`s main supplier of bottled wine, had a share of 24%. However, in the analyzed period, Canadian imports of French wine decreased 17.6%.
Italy, the second most important bottled wine supplier, also decreased its exports to Canada around 10.6%. Furthermore, Australia, the third most important country as regards Canada`s bottled wine imports, suffered the most drastic drop: around 27.6%.