Which Country Exports the Most Rabbit Meat in the World?

Other Animals February 01, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global rabbit meat exports amounted to 40 thousand tonnes in 2015, coming down by -15.1% against the previous year level. Overall, the global rabbit meat exports indicated a pronounced decline from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, was relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total export volume decreased at an average annual rate of -1.2% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014, when the output figure increased by +16% from the previous year level. In that year, the global rabbit meat exports attained its maximum volume of 47 thousand tonnes, falling back in the following year.

In value terms, global exports amounted to $166 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports decreased substantially from 2007 to 2015, curtailing at an average annual rate of -2.2%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Rabbit Meat Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (8K Tonnes)

2. Spain (8K Tonnes)

3. Belgium (6K Tonnes)

4. France (6K Tonnes)

5. Hungary (5K Tonnes)

6. Argentina (2K Tonnes)

7. Netherlands (1K Tonnes)

Rabbit Meat Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the rabbit meat exports in 2015 were China (8 thousand tonnes), Spain (8 thousand tonnes), Belgium (6 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 55% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of rabbit meat exports among the main exporting countries was attained by Spain (+7.7% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China (29 million USD), Belgium (27 million USD) and France (27 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2015, together accounting for 50% of total exports.

Spain (+2.5% per year) had the highest growth rates of rabbit meat exports among the main exporting countries over the last eight years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Rabbit Or Hare Meat - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025