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Europe: Market for Sheep And Goat Meat 2023

Market Size for Sheep And Goat Meat in Europe

The Europe sheep and goat meat market declined modestly to $X in 2021, flattening at the previous year. In general, consumption saw a mild reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2020 with an increase of 3.8% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Production of Sheep And Goat Meat in Europe

In value terms, sheep and goat meat production contracted slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, saw a slight contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the production volume increased by 4.9% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were the UK (X tons), Russia (X tons) and Spain (X tons), with a combined 53% share of total production. These countries were followed by France, Greece, Ireland, Romania, Germany, Serbia, Italy, Albania and Norway, which together accounted for a further 37%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Serbia (with a CAGR of +3.0%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average sheep and goat meat yield stood at X kg per head in 2021, flattening at the previous year's figure. Overall, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when the yield increased by 3.1%. The level of yield peaked at X kg per head in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, the yield remained at a lower figure.

In 2021, number of animals slaughtered for sheep and goat meat production in Europe amounted to X heads, therefore, remained relatively stable against 2020. In general, the number of producing animals, however, continues to indicate a mild descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of 1.9% against the previous year. The level of producing animals peaked at X heads in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, producing animals remained at a lower figure.

Exports of Sheep And Goat Meat

Exports in Europe

Sheep and goat meat exports expanded significantly to X tons in 2021, surging by 6.5% against the year before. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.4% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by 15%. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs in 2021 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, sheep and goat meat exports soared to $X in 2021. Total exports indicated a buoyant increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +5.4% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports increased by +71.7% against 2015 indices. As a result, the exports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

The UK (X tons), Spain (X tons), Ireland (X tons), France (X tons) and the Netherlands (X tons) represented roughly 85% of total exports in 2021. Belgium (X tons) and Greece (X tons) took a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Greece (with a CAGR of +18.4%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the UK ($X), Ireland ($X) and France ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together accounting for 58% of total exports.

Among the main exporting countries, France, with a CAGR of +18.8%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Europe amounted to $X per ton, growing by 26% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +3.0%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Belgium ($X per ton), while Spain ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the UK (+4.3%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Sheep And Goat Meat

Imports in Europe

For the sixth year in a row, Europe recorded decline in supplies from abroad of sheep and goat meat, which decreased by -4.5% to X tons in 2021. In general, imports saw a slight decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 5.6%. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tons. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, sheep and goat meat imports rose significantly to $X in 2021. Overall, imports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of import peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

France was the key importing country with an import of about X tons, which accounted for 35% of total imports. The UK (X tons) took a 16% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Germany (11%), the Netherlands (8.3%), Italy (7.4%) and Belgium (5.3%). Sweden (X tons) took a relatively small share of total imports.

France experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of imports of sheep and goat meat. At the same time, the Netherlands (+3.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the Netherlands emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Europe, with a CAGR of +3.9% from 2012-2021. Sweden, Germany and Italy experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Belgium (-3.0%) and the UK (-6.2%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. France (+4.4 p.p.), the Netherlands (+3.2 p.p.) and Germany (+1.8 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while the UK saw its share reduced by -8.4% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, France ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported sheep and goat meat in Europe, comprising 33% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by the UK ($X), with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 13% share.

In France, sheep and goat meat imports expanded at an average annual rate of +3.0% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the UK (-5.0% per year) and Germany (+0.1% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Europe amounted to $X per ton, picking up by 15% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.7%. As a result, import price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Belgium ($X per ton) and Germany ($X per ton), while Italy ($X per ton) and the UK ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France (+3.1%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence 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 sheep and goat meat in Europe?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were the UK, Russia and France, together comprising 53% of total consumption. Spain, Greece, Germany, Romania, Italy, Serbia, Norway, Albania, Portugal and Ireland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 38%.
What are the largest producers of sheep and goat meat in Europe?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were the UK, Russia and Spain, with a combined 53% share of total production. These countries were followed by France, Greece, Ireland, Romania, Germany, Serbia, Italy, Albania and Norway, which together accounted for a further 37%.
What are the leading exporters of sheep and goat meat in Europe?
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In value terms, the UK, Ireland and France appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together comprising 58% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of sheep and goat meat in Europe?
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In value terms, France constitutes the largest market for imported sheep and goat meat in Europe, comprising 33% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by the UK, with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 13% share.
What is the average export price for sheep and goat meat in Europe?
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The export price in Europe stood at $8,420 per ton in 2021, picking up by 26% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sheep and goat meat in Europe?
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The import price in Europe stood at $8,837 per ton in 2021, increasing by 15% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for sheep and goat meat in Europe. 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 1017 - Goat meat
• FCL 977 - Meat of sheep

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

• Albania
• Andorra
• Austria
• Belarus
• Belgium
• Bosnia and Herzegovina
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Faroe Islands
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Gibraltar
• Greece
• Holy See
• Hungary
• Iceland
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• North Macedonia
• Malta
• Moldova
• Montenegro
• Netherlands
• Norway
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Russia
• San Marino
• Serbia
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
• Switzerland
• Ukraine
• United Kingdom
• Liechtenstein
• Isle of Man
• Monaco
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, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
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
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
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 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:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Producing Animals, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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