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Cheese Market Size in France

The French cheese market expanded sharply to $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Cheese Production in France

In value terms, cheese production rose to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Cheese Exports

Exports from France

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of cheese were exported from France; declining by -X% compared with the previous year's figure. Overall, exports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes, and then reduced in the following year.

In value terms, cheese exports shrank to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), the UK (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes) were the main destinations of cheese exports from France, with a combined X% share of total exports. Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Luxembourg, the U.S., Switzerland, Denmark and Japan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by the Netherlands, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for cheese exported from France were Germany ($X), Belgium ($X) and the UK ($X), together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Spain, Italy, the U.S., Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Japan and Denmark, which together accounted for a further X the main countries of destination, Japan recorded 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

The average cheese export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2009 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Switzerland ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the U.S., while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cheese Imports

Imports into France

In 2019, purchases abroad of cheese increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the eighth year in a row after two years of decline. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, cheese imports expanded slightly to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; 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% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

Italy (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of cheese imports to France, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Belgium, the UK, Spain and Ireland, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Belgium, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Italy ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Germany ($X) appeared to be the largest cheese suppliers to France, together accounting for X% of total imports.

Italy recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average cheese import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, increasing by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per tonne), while the price for Germany ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cheese in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of cheese consumption was the U.S. (6.1M tonnes), accounting for 24% of total volume. Moreover, cheese consumption in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Germany (3M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by France (1.6M tonnes), with a 6.4% share.
What are the largest producers of cheese in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of cheese production in 2019 were the U.S. (6.3M tonnes), Germany (3.5M tonnes) and France (1.9M tonnes), with a combined 46% share of global production. Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Argentina, Russia, the Czech Republic, Egypt, the UK, Canada and Sudan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of cheese to France?
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In value terms, the largest cheese suppliers to France were Italy ($631M), the Netherlands ($412M) and Germany ($333M), with a combined 71% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of cheese from France?
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In value terms, the largest markets for cheese exported from France were Germany ($793M), Belgium ($462M) and the UK ($329M), with a combined 46% share of total exports. Spain, Italy, the U.S., Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Japan and Denmark lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 36%.
What is the average export price for cheese in France?
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The average cheese export price stood at $5,298 per tonne in 2019, rising by 7.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cheese in France?
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In 2019, the average cheese import price amounted to $5,124 per tonne, surging by 2.5% 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 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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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