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France: Beef Market Overview 2021

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Beef Market Size in France

In 2020, the French beef market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Overall, consumption saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. from 2009 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Beef Production in France

In value terms, beef production shrank modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. from 2009 to 2020, production growth remained at a lower figure.

The average yield of beef (cattle meat) in France reached X kg per head in 2020, approximately reflecting 2019. Over the period under review, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the yield increased by X% y-o-y. The beef yield peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in years to come.

The number of animals slaughtered for beef production in France contracted slightly to X heads in 2020, standing approx. at the year before. In general, the number of producing animals saw a slight shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The number of animals slaughtered for beef production peaked at X heads in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, producing animals stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Beef Exports

Exports from France

In 2020, overseas shipments of beef (cattle meat) decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third consecutive year after three years of growth. In general, exports recorded a mild slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. from 2012 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, beef exports contracted to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports recorded a mild reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. from 2012 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Italy (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and Greece (X tonnes) were the main destinations of beef exports from France, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, the Netherlands and Israel, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Israel, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Italy ($X), Germany ($X) and Greece ($X) constituted the largest markets for beef exported from France worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. Belgium, the Netherlands and Israel lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average beef export price amounted to $X per tonne, approximately equating the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Israel ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Greece ($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 France

After two years of growth, purchases abroad of beef (cattle meat) decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2020. In general, imports saw a perceptible contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, beef imports declined dramatically to $X in 2020. Overall, imports continue to indicate a perceptible decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), Ireland (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of beef imports to France, together comprising X% of total imports. Germany, Poland, Spain and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Poland, while imports for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the largest beef suppliers to France were the Netherlands ($X), Ireland ($X) and Belgium ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. Germany, Poland, Spain and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

The average beef import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the highest prices were recorded for prices from the Netherlands ($X per tonne) and Belgium ($X per tonne), while the price for Poland ($X per tonne) and Spain ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

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 comprising 41% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Argentina, Pakistan, Mexico, Russia, India, France, Australia, Germany, Canada and Turkey, which together accounted for 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 comprising 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 France?
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In value terms, the largest beef suppliers to France were the Netherlands ($359M), Ireland ($220M) and Belgium ($163M), with a combined 63% share of total imports. Germany, Poland, Spain and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 29%.
What are the leading importers of beef (cattle meat) from France?
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In value terms, the largest markets for beef exported from France were Italy ($331M), Germany ($236M) and Greece ($171M), together accounting for 75% of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, the Netherlands and Israel, which together accounted for a further 15%.
What is the average export price for beef (cattle meat) in France?
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In 2020, the average beef export price amounted to $5,189 per tonne, remaining stable against the previous year.
What is the average import price for beef (cattle meat) in France?
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In 2020, the average beef import price amounted to $5,636 per tonne, increasing by 4.6% 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 France. 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:
• France

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

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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
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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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