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Central Asia: Beef Market 2023

Beef Market Size in Central Asia

The Central Asian beef market rose to $X in 2021, with an increase of 2.4% against the previous year. The total consumption indicated pronounced growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +4.2% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption decreased by -4.6% against 2019 indices. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Beef Production in Central Asia

In value terms, beef production rose notably to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total production indicated a tangible expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +4.1% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production decreased by -4.8% against 2019 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by 37% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Uzbekistan (X tons), Kazakhstan (X tons) and Turkmenistan (X tons), together accounting for 81% of total production. Tajikistan, Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 19%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the leading producing countries, was attained by Tajikistan (with a CAGR of +24.1%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average beef yield amounted to X kg per head in 2021, flattening at 2020. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +1.0% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 6.5% against the previous year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of X kg per head. From 2018 to 2021, the growth of the beef yield remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In 2021, the number of animals slaughtered for beef production in Central Asia declined to X heads, shrinking by -2% compared with the previous year. The total number of producing animals indicated a pronounced increase from 2012 to 2021: its figure increased at an average annual rate of +4.7% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, number of animals slaughtered for beef production increased by +51.1% against 2012 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the number of producing animals increased by 18%. The level of producing animals peaked at X heads in 2020, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Beef Exports

Exports in Central Asia

In 2021, overseas shipments of beef (cattle meat) increased by 31% to X tons, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, exports enjoyed a significant increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of 93% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, beef exports soared to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports recorded significant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when exports increased by 86%. Over the period under review, the exports attained the peak figure in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Kazakhstan dominates exports structure, finishing at X tons, which was approx. 98% of total exports in 2021. Mongolia (X tons) took a minor share of total exports.

Kazakhstan was also the fastest-growing in terms of the beef (cattle meat) exports, with a CAGR of +39.9% from 2012 to 2021. Mongolia (-16.2%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Kazakhstan (+60 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of Mongolia (-59.2 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, Kazakhstan ($X) remains the largest beef supplier in Central Asia, comprising 98% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Mongolia ($X), with a 1.1% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Kazakhstan totaled +40.3%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Central Asia amounted to $X per ton, jumping by 26% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.4%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, amid the top suppliers, the country with the highest price was Kazakhstan ($X per ton), while Mongolia amounted to $X per ton.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Kazakhstan (+0.3%).

Beef Imports

Imports in Central Asia

In 2021, beef imports in Central Asia rose notably to X tons, with an increase of 13% against the year before. Total imports indicated a strong expansion from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +5.9% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +112.5% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 53%. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, beef imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. In general, imports saw a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when imports increased by 76% against the previous year. The level of import peaked in 2021 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Uzbekistan (X tons) was the key importer of beef (cattle meat), mixing up 54% of total imports. Kazakhstan (X tons) ranks second in terms of the total imports with a 32% share, followed by Turkmenistan (11%). Kyrgyzstan (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Uzbekistan (with a CAGR of +304.1%), while imports for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

In value terms, Uzbekistan ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia, comprising 65% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Kazakhstan ($X), with a 26% share of total imports. It was followed by Turkmenistan, with a 6.7% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Uzbekistan stood at +387.3%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Kazakhstan (-2.6% per year) and Turkmenistan (+14.5% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Central Asia amounted to $X per ton, jumping by 33% against the previous year. Import price indicated a moderate increase from 2012 to 2021: its price increased at an average annual rate of +4.2% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, beef import price increased by +82.4% against 2016 indices. As a result, import price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by country of destination: amid the top importers, the country with the highest price was Uzbekistan ($X per ton), while Turkmenistan ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Uzbekistan (+20.6%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, together comprising 81% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Tajikistan, Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan, which together accounted for a further 19%.
What are the largest producers of beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, with a combined 81% share of total production. Tajikistan, Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 19%.
What are the leading exporters of beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia?
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In value terms, Kazakhstan remains the largest beef supplier in Central Asia, comprising 98% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Mongolia, with a 1.1% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia?
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In value terms, Uzbekistan constitutes the largest market for imported beef cattle meat) in Central Asia, comprising 65% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Kazakhstan, with a 26% share of total imports. It was followed by Turkmenistan, with a 6.7% share.
What is the average export price for beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia?
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In 2021, the export price in Central Asia amounted to $4,271 per ton, jumping by 26% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for beef (cattle meat) in Central Asia?
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The import price in Central Asia stood at $4,311 per ton in 2021, growing by 33% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the beef market in Central Asia. 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 2030.


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

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Central Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Central Asia
• 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.

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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

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 VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
PRODUCING ANIMALS AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Kazakhstan
• Kyrgyzstan
• Mongolia
• Tajikistan
• Turkmenistan
• Uzbekistan
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2012-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2012-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Volume Forecast to 2030
Figure 5:
Market Value Forecast to 2030
Figure 6:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 11:
Yield And Growth
Figure 12:
Exports And Growth
Figure 13:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 14:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 15:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 16:
Imports And Growth
Figure 17:
Import Prices
Figure 18:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Producing Animals, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 23:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2012-2022
Figure 26:
Yield, By Country, 2012-2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 38:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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