Which Country Imports the Most Milking Machines in the World?

Agricultural And Forestry Machinery May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

In 2016, the global milking machine imports totaled 71K tonnes, standing approx. at the previous year figure. Overall, milking machine imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, when it surged by 22% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, global milking machine imports attained its maximum volume of 77K tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, milking machine imports stood at $1.7B in 2016. In general, milking machine imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, global milking machine imports reached its maximum level of $2.2B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Milking Machine Importing Countries in the World

1. Netherlands (154.9 million USD)

2. France (133.7 million USD)

3. Germany (114.0 million USD)

4. USA (113.2 million USD)

5. Canada (84.6 million USD)

6. Russia (70.5 million USD)

7. United Kingdom (70.1 million USD)

8. Belgium (69.8 million USD)

9. Denmark (65.0 million USD)

10. Sweden (41.4 million USD)

11. Spain (24.7 million USD)

12. Portugal (11.7 million USD)

Milking Machine Imports By Country

In 2016, the UK (5.9K tonnes), Germany (5.1K tonnes), France (5K tonnes), Belgium (4.8K tonnes), the Netherlands (3.7K tonnes), the U.S. (3.5K tonnes), Russia (3.4K tonnes), Canada (2.8K tonnes), Sweden (2K tonnes), Portugal (2K tonnes), Denmark (1.9K tonnes), and Spain (1.9K tonnes) were the largest importers of milking machine in the world, achieving 60% of total import.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of milking machine imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Belgium (+6.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest milking machine markets worldwide were the Netherlands ($155M), France ($134M) and Germany ($114M), with a combined 24% share of global imports.

The Netherlands (+7.9% per year) experienced the highest growth rate of milking machine imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Milking Machine Import Prices By Country

The average milking machine import price stood at $24 per kg in 2016, reducing by -8.3% against the previous year. Overall, milking machine import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, an increase of 14% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average milking machine import price reached its maximum level of $28 per kg in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was the Netherlands ($42 per kg), while Portugal ($5,973 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of milking machine import prices was attained by the Netherlands (+7.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Milking Machines - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025