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  • Excise beer clearance data

    Beer clearance data provides the excisable litres of alcohol, cleared for home consumption, and reported by excise clients (generally domestic beer manufacturers) on their excise returns.

    The beer clearance data, listed by product category on a weekly basis, is available for download from It includes data for the current financial year and past financial years.

    This information is updated each month and may be useful to the alcohol industry, government agencies, universities and other interested parties.

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    About the detailed tables

    The data is broken down into seven different beer product categories based on tariff subitems. The excise rates for beer are indexed twice a year, in line with the consumer price index (CPI).

    The data in the current financial year may change slightly throughout the year as amendments are made. This data does not include Department of Home Affairs clearances of imported beer.

    Note: Additional notes clarifying the data are provided within the detailed tables.

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    Last modified: 03 Feb 2021QC 27308