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EU: Cheese and Curd Market Overview 2021

Cheese and Curd Market Size in the EU

The EU cheese and curd market expanded to $X in 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. in general, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Cheese and Curd Production in the EU

In value terms, cheese and curd production totaled $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production recorded 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 reached the maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production by Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of cheese and curd production in 2020 were Germany (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and Italy (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Poland, Denmark, Spain, Ireland, Austria, Greece, Belgium and the Czech Republic, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of cheese and curd production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Belgium, while cheese and curd production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cheese and Curd Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of cheese and curd were exported in the European Union; remaining constant against 2019. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, cheese and curd exports reached $X in 2020. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes), Denmark (X tonnes), Ireland (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes) represented roughly X% of total exports of cheese and curd in 2020.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Poland, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest cheese and curd supplying countries in the European Union were Germany ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Italy ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

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

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the cheese and curd export price in the European Union amounted to $X per tonne, approximately mirroring the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2009 to 2020, the growth in terms of the export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per tonne), while Poland ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Cheese and Curd Imports

Imports in the EU

After ten years of growth, purchases abroad of cheese and curd decreased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. Total imports indicated pronounced growth from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2009 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2019, and then declined modestly in the following year.

In value terms, cheese and curd imports expanded slightly to $X in 2020. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Germany (X tonnes), distantly followed by Italy (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and Spain (X tonnes) represented the main importers of cheese and curd, together making up X% of total imports. Sweden (X tonnes), Austria (X tonnes), Greece (X tonnes), the Czech Republic (X tonnes), Denmark (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes) and Romania (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Romania, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported cheese and curd in the European Union, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Italy, with a X% share.

In Germany, cheese and curd imports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. in the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: France (+X% per year) and Italy (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the cheese and curd import price in the European Union amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2009 to 2020, the growth in terms of the import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. in 2020, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Germany ($X per tonne) and France ($X per tonne), while the Netherlands ($X per tonne) and Romania ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cheese and curd in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of cheese and curd consumption in 2020 were Germany (2.1M tonnes), France (1.5M tonnes) and Italy (1.2M tonnes), together comprising 54% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Poland, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Greece, the Czech Republic, Romania, Sweden and Denmark, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What are the largest producers of cheese and curd in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of cheese and curd production in 2020 were Germany (2.5M tonnes), France (1.7M tonnes) and Italy (1.2M tonnes), together comprising 54% of total production. The Netherlands, Poland, Denmark, Spain, Ireland, Austria, Greece, Belgium and the Czech Republic lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 37%.
What are the leading exporters of cheese and curd in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest cheese and curd supplying countries in the European Union were Germany ($4.8B), the Netherlands ($4.2B) and Italy ($3.6B), together accounting for 51% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of cheese and curd in the the EU?
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In value terms, Germany ($4.8B) constitutes the largest market for imported cheese and curd in the European Union, comprising 26% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($2.1B), with a 11% share of total imports. It was followed by Italy, with a 10% share.
What is the average export price for cheese and curd in the the EU?
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In 2020, the cheese and curd export price in the European Union amounted to $4,641 per tonne, remaining stable against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cheese and curd in the the EU?
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In 2020, the cheese and curd import price in the European Union amounted to $4,484 per tonne, increasing by 1.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 901 - Cheese from Whole Cow Milk
• FCL 904 - Cheese from Skimmed Cow Milk
• FCL 905 - Whey Cheese
• FCL 907 - Processed Cheese
• FCL 955 - Cheese of Buffalo Milk
• FCL 984 - Cheese of Sheep Milk
• FCL 1021 - Cheese of Goat Milk

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cheese and curd market in the EU. 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.



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

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 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
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets and Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
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, by Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, by Country of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, by Country of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, by Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast to 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size and Growth, by Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, by Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports and Growth, by Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices and Growth, by Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume and Growth
Figure 10:
Exports and Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices and Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size and Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports and Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, by Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020
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