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Argentina: Beef Market Overview 2021

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Beef Market Size in Argentina

The Argentinian beef market contracted to $X in 2020, which is down by -X% against the previous year. In general, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Beef Production in Argentina

In value terms, beef production contracted to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

The average yield of beef (cattle meat) in Argentina reached X kg per head in 2020, remaining stable against 2019. Overall, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The beef yield peaked at X kg per head in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, the yield failed to regain the momentum.

In 2020, the number of animals slaughtered for beef production in Argentina declined to X heads, almost unchanged from 2019 figures. Over the period under review, the number of producing animals showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, this number hit record highs at X heads in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, producing animals remained at a lower figure.

Beef Exports

Exports from Argentina

For the fifth consecutive year, Argentina recorded growth in shipments abroad of beef (cattle meat), which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. In general, exports enjoyed a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, beef exports reduced to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports posted prominent growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X, and then contracted in the following year.

Exports by Country

China (X tonnes) was the main destination for beef exports from Argentina, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, beef exports to China exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Chile (X tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Israel (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to China totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Chile (-X% per year) and Israel (+X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) remains the key foreign market for beef exports from Argentina, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Israel, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to China amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (-X% per year) and Israel (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average beef export price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Russia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Israel, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Beef Imports

Imports into Argentina

In 2020, purchases abroad of beef (cattle meat) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fifth consecutive year after five years of decline. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a buoyant increase. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, beef imports surged to $X in 2020. Overall, imports enjoyed a buoyant increase. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Brazil (X tonnes) was the main beef supplier to Argentina, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, beef imports from Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Paraguay (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Brazil amounted to +X%.

In value terms, Brazil ($X) constituted the largest supplier of beef to Argentina, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Paraguay ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Brazil totaled +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average beef import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price recorded a perceptible downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Brazil ($X per tonne), while the price for Paraguay amounted to $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for beef (cattle meat) in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of beef consumption in 2020 were the U.S. (13M tonnes), China (8.6M tonnes) and Brazil (8.6M tonnes), together accounting for 41% of global consumption. Argentina, Pakistan, Mexico, Russia, India, France, Australia, Germany, Canada and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 22%.
What are the largest producers of beef (cattle meat) in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of beef production in 2020 were the U.S. (12M tonnes), Brazil (10M tonnes) and China (6.5M tonnes), together accounting for 40% of global production. Argentina, India, Australia, Pakistan, Mexico, Russia, France, Canada, Turkey and Germany lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What are the leading suppliers of beef (cattle meat) to Argentina?
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In value terms, Brazil ($27M) constituted the largest supplier of beef to Argentina, comprising 93% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Paraguay ($1.9M), with a 6.7% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of beef (cattle meat) from Argentina?
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In value terms, China ($1.7B) remains the key foreign market for beef exports from Argentina, comprising 64% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($198M), with a 7.3% share of total exports. It was followed by Israel, with a 7.2% share.
What is the average export price for beef (cattle meat) in Argentina?
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The average beef export price stood at $4,395 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -19.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for beef (cattle meat) in Argentina?
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The average beef import price stood at $3,036 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -4.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 947 - Buffalo meat
• FCL 867 - Meat of cattle

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the beef market in Argentina. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Argentina

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Argentina
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION, PRODUCING ANIMALS AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Producing Animals Slaughtered, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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