Meat and Poultry Market

Meat and poultry market: discover the most recent information empowered by an Ai-driven market research tool. Datasets contain trade, production, consumption, companies, market prices, imports, exports, and market size. There is a breakdown by country, including Russia, EU, the Middle East, China, Latin America, the U.K., Africa, and the U.S. Market trends and outlook to 2030 are also featured in the reports.


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Meat and Poultry - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1China
2United States
3Brazil
4Russia
5Mexico

In value terms, China led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United States. It was followed by Brazil.

In China, the meat and poultry market remained relatively stable over the period from 2018-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the United States (+1.9% per year) and Brazil (+4.8% per year).

Meat And Poultry Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per tonne
Poland270525832294-7.9%
Belgium246124782303-3.3%
United States244324212404-0.8%
Brazil2167233825298.0%
Denmark2492284628466.9%
Germany2796293128691.3%
India309528852992-1.7%
France2984299430320.8%
Spain2780303130725.1%
Netherlands319330873179-0.2%
Canada3348352736965.1%
New Zealand573358715673-0.5%
Australia5412565058293.8%
Average2937301329920.9%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Australia ($5,829 per tonne), while Poland ($2,294 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per tonne
United States5025532852902.6%
Japan4184426944393.0%
South Korea4121399844393.8%
France391737263828-1.1%
United Kingdom3483336035160.5%
Italy3221340333181.5%
Hong Kong SAR3031286732794.0%
China2962314432104.1%
Germany3132314031870.9%
Netherlands320929583127-1.3%
Poland2231241923101.8%
Saudi Arabia228223962261-0.5%
Mexico1621173217834.9%
Average2909292530041.6%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the United States ($5,290 per tonne), while Mexico ($1,783 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mexico, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Meat and Poultry - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
China8.6142572.4%
Japan9.69.99.2-2.2%
United States7.98.28.74.5%
Germany6.66.56-4.9%
South Korea4.854.7-1.3%

In value terms, China ($25.5B) constitutes the largest market for imported meat and poultry worldwide, comprising 21% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($9.2B), with a 7.6% share of global imports. It was followed by the United States, with a 7.2% share.

In China, meat and poultry imports increased at an average annual rate of +72.4% over the period from 2018-2020. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Japan (-2.2% per year) and the United States (+4.5% per year).

Meat and Poultry - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
United States1616162.5%
Brazil1315158.4%
Australia9.5119.4-0.1%
Netherlands7.78.18.33.7%
Spain5.56.7820.7%

In value terms, the largest meat and poultry supplying countries worldwide were the United States ($16.3B), Brazil ($14.8B) and Australia ($9.4B), with a combined 34% share of global exports. The Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Poland, Canada, New Zealand, Denmark, Belgium, France and India lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 43%.

Among the main exporting countries, Spain recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Meat and Poultry - Market Forecast

Driven by increasing demand for meat and poultry worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to accelerate, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of for the period from 2020 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to by the end of 2030.

Meat and Poultry - Top Companies

JBS S/A, Tyson Foods, Inc., Inner Mongolia Xilin Guole Meat Foodstuffs Co., Ltd., Micarna SA, Rudolf Schär AG, Mérat & Cie. AG, Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., Jbs USA Holdings, LLC, NH FOODS LTD., Smithfield Foods, Inc., Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, BRF S/A, Hormel Foods Corporation, Henan Shuanghui Investment and Development Co., Ltd., Jbs USA Food Company, Ernst Sutter AG, SULAI AG, Seaboard Corporation, Perdue Farms Inc., Marfrig Global Foods S/A.

Meat and Poultry - Product Coverage

  • HS 020311 - Meat; of swine, carcasses and half-carcasses, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020312 - Meat; of swine, hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020319 - Meat; of swine, n.e.s. in item no. 0203.1, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020321 - Meat; of swine, carcasses and half-carcasses, frozen
  • HS 020322 - Meat; of swine, hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in, frozen
  • HS 020329 - Meat; of swine, n.e.s. in item no. 0203.2, frozen
  • HS 020450 - Meat; of goats, fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 0205 - Meat; of horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020810 - Meat and edible meat offal; of rabbits or hares, fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020410 - Meat; of sheep, lamb carcasses and half-carcasses, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020421 - Meat; of sheep, carcasses and half-carcasses (excluding carcasses and half-carcasses of lamb), fresh or chilled
  • HS 020422 - Meat; of sheep (including lamb), cuts with bone in (excluding carcasses and half-carcasses), fresh or chilled
  • HS 020423 - Meat; of sheep (including lamb), boneless cuts, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020430 - Meat; of sheep, lamb carcasses and half-carcasses, frozen
  • HS 020441 - Meat; of sheep, carcasses and half-carcasses (excluding carcasses and half-carcasses of lamb), frozen
  • HS 020442 - Meat; of sheep (including lamb), cuts with bone in (excluding carcasses and half-carcasses), frozen
  • HS 020443 - Meat; of sheep (including lamb), boneless cuts, frozen
  • HS 020830 - Meat and edible meat offal; of primates, fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020840 - Meat and edible meat offal; of whales, dolphins and porpoises (mammals of the order Cetacea); of manatees and dugongs (mammals of the order Sirenia); of seals, sea lions and walruses (mammals of the suborder Pinnipedia), fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020850 - Meat and edible meat offal; of reptiles (including snakes and turtles), fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020860 - Meat and edible meat offal; of camels and other camelids (Camelidae), fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020890 - Meat and edible meat offal; n.e.s. in chapter 2, fresh, chilled or frozen
  • HS 020110 - Meat; of bovine animals, carcasses and half-carcasses, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020120 - Meat; of bovine animals, cuts with bone in (excluding carcasses and half-carcasses), fresh or chilled
  • HS 020130 - Meat; of bovine animals, boneless cuts, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020210 - Meat; of bovine animals, carcasses and half-carcasses, frozen
  • HS 020220 - Meat; of bovine animals, cuts with bone in (excluding carcasses and half-carcasses), frozen
  • HS 020230 - Meat; of bovine animals, boneless cuts, frozen
  • HS 020724 - Meat and edible offal; of turkeys, not cut in pieces, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020725 - Meat and edible offal; of turkeys, not cut in pieces, frozen
  • HS 020726 - Meat and edible offal; of turkeys, cuts and offal, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020727 - Meat and edible offal; of turkeys, cuts and offal, frozen
  • HS 020711 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of fowls of the species gallus domesticus, (not cut in pieces), fresh or chilled
  • HS 020712 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of fowls of the species gallus domesticus, (not cut in pieces), frozen
  • HS 020713 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of fowls of the species gallus domesticus, cuts and offal, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020714 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of fowls of the species gallus domesticus, cuts and offal, frozen
  • HS 020732 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of ducks, geese or guinea fowls, (not cut in pieces), fresh or chilled
  • HS 020733 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of ducks, geese or guinea fowls, (not cut in pieces), frozen
  • HS 020734 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of ducks, geese or guinea fowls, fatty livers, fresh or chilled (foie gras from ducks or geese only)
  • HS 020735 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of ducks, geese or guinea fowls, fresh or chilled, poultry cuts or offal (excluding fatty livers)
  • HS 020736 - Meat and edible offal; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, of ducks, geese or guinea fowls, frozen
  • HS 020741 - Meat and edible offal; of fowls of the species gallus domesticus, poultry cuts and offal (excluding livers), frozen
  • HS 020742 - Meat and edible offal; of turkeys, poultry cuts and offal (excluding livers), frozen
  • HS 020743 - Meat and edible offal; of ducks, geese or guinea fowls, poultry cuts and offal (excluding livers) frozen
  • HS 020744 - Meat and edible offal; of ducks, cuts and offal, excluding fatty livers, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020745 - Meat and edible offal; of ducks, cuts and offal, excluding fatty livers, frozen
  • HS 020751 - Meat and edible offal; of geese, not cut in pieces, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020752 - Meat and edible offal; of geese, not cut in pieces, frozen
  • HS 020753 - Meat and edible offal; of geese, fatty livers (foie gras), fresh or chilled
  • HS 020754 - Meat and edible offal; of geese, cuts and offal, excluding fatty livers, fresh or chilled
  • HS 020755 - Meat and edible offal; of geese, cuts and offal, excluding fatty livers, frozen
  • HS 020760 - Meat and edible offal; of guinea fowls, fresh, chilled or frozen
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World - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Central Asia - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Australia and Oceania - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Southern Asia - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Northern America - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the meat and poultry market in Northern America.

Eastern Asia - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Middle East - Meat and Poultry - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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