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The figures relating to Calvados are given in hectolitres of pure alcohol.
1 hectolitre of pure alcohol is equivalent to 357 70cl bottles of Calvados.
One 70cl bottle of Calvados with 40% ABV corresponds to 28 centilitres of pure alcohol (70cl x 40%).
The 2018 key figures :
Sales of Calvados represent a total volume of 13 102 hl of pure alcohol over the year 2018. 55% of this amount is exported in over 90 countries.
In 2018, 660,000 bottles of Pommeau de Normandie and Pommeau de Bretagne were sold, sales of Pommeau de Normandie representing 80% of total sales.
97% of sales are made on the French market (more than 90% in the production regions)
Ciders and perry
About twenty producers in the Pays d'Auge, a dozen in the French Cornwall and Cotentin as well as fifteen in the region of Domfront sell each year between 700,000 and 1,000,000 bottles of ciders and perry from the four appellations.