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Argentina: Meat Market Overview 2021

Meat Market Size in Argentina

The Argentinian meat market contracted to $X in 2020, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Meat consumption peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Meat Production in Argentina

In value terms, meat production reduced to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Meat production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

In 2020, the average yield of meat in Argentina reached X kg per head, remaining constant against 2019 figures. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average meat yield hit record highs in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

In 2020, the number of animals slaughtered for meat production in Argentina stood at X heads, flattening at the previous year. In general, the number of producing animals, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the number of producing animals increased by X% against the previous year. The number of animals slaughtered for meat production peaked at X heads in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, producing animals remained at a lower figure.

Meat Exports

Exports from Argentina

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of meat were exported from Argentina; with an increase of X% against the year before. In general, exports continue to indicate a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, meat exports shrank to $X in 2020. Overall, exports continue to indicate a resilient expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X, and then reduced in the following year.

Exports by Country

China (X tonnes) was the main destination for meat exports from Argentina, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, meat 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 rate of growth in terms of volume to China stood at +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 ($X) remains the key foreign market for meat exports from Argentina, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Israel, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to China totaled +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 meat export price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; 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.

Meat Imports

Imports into Argentina

In 2020, supplies from abroad of meat decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after four years of growth. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate a mild increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, meat imports contracted to $X in 2020. In general, imports, however, posted a notable increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Brazil (X tonnes) was the main supplier of meat to Argentina, with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Paraguay (X tonnes), with a X% share of total imports.

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

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

In 2020, the average meat import price amounted to $X per tonne, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the average import price increased by 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 Paraguay ($X per tonne), while the price for Brazil 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 meat in the world?
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China (62M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of meat consumption, comprising approx. 30% of total volume. Moreover, meat consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (24M tonnes), threefold. Brazil (12M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 5.8% share.
What are the largest producers of meat in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of meat production was China (55M tonnes), comprising approx. 27% of total volume. Moreover, meat production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (26M tonnes), twofold. Brazil (15M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7.1% share.
What are the leading suppliers of meat to Argentina?
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In value terms, Brazil ($81M) constituted the largest supplier of meat to Argentina, comprising 96% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Paraguay ($1.9M), with a 2.3% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of meat from Argentina?
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In value terms, China ($1.8B) remains the key foreign market for meat exports from Argentina, comprising 64% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($198M), with a 7.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Israel, with a 7% share.
What is the average export price for meat in Argentina?
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The average meat export price stood at $4,300 per tonne in 2020, declining by -19.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for meat in Argentina?
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The average meat import price stood at $2,896 per tonne in 2020, picking up by 10% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1108 - Meat of asses
• FCL 947 - Buffalo meat
• FCL 1127 - Meat of camels
• FCL 867 - Meat of cattle
• FCL 870 - Meat of cattle, boneless
• FCL 1017 - Goat meat
• FCL 1097 - Horse meat
• FCL 1111 - Meat of mules
• FCL 1158 - Meat of other domestic camelids
• FCL 1151 - Meat of other domestic rodents
• FCL 1035 - Pig meat
• FCL 1141 - Rabbit meat
• FCL 977 - Meat of sheep

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the meat 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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
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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
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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 2030
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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