On-trade

September-November bar volumes up 4.5%

Bar sales volumes rose 0.5% last November compared to November 2016 while values rose 3.5% according to provisional figures from the CSO.

But compared to the previous month, October, bar sales volumes were down 1.5% in November with values down 1.9%.

Retail Sales volumes generally increased by 2.6% last November.

Final CSO figures for October indicate that bar sales were up 1.1% in volume and 3.5% in value compared to October 2016.

Bar volumes were down 1.0% in volume and 0.1% in value compared to the previous month, September 2017.

Over the three-month period September to November bar sales volumes were up 1.9% on the same quarter in 2016 while they were up by just 0.9% on the previous three-month quarter June to August 2017.

Bar sales values over the quarter September to November were up 4.5% on the same quarter in 2016 with bar sales values showing growth of 1.8% on the previous quarter June to August 2017.

 

 

 

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