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Ireland: Overview of the Market for Dog And Cat Food 2021

Market Size for Dog And Cat Food in Ireland

The Irish dog and cat food market reduced notably to $X in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2018, and then fell rapidly in the following year.

Production of Dog And Cat Food in Ireland

In value terms, dog and cat food production rose remarkably to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, the total production indicated a strong increase from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Exports of Dog And Cat Food

Exports from Ireland

After two years of growth, overseas shipments of dog and cat food decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. In general, exports, however, enjoyed a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then dropped remarkably in the following year.

In value terms, dog and cat food exports declined markedly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2018, and then shrank significantly in the following year.

Exports by Country

The UK (X tonnes) was the main destination for dog and cat food exports from Ireland, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, dog and cat food exports to the UK exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Italy (X tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to the UK stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (+X% per year) and the U.S. (+X% per year).

In value terms, the UK ($X) remains the key foreign market for dog and cat food exports from Ireland, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by the U.S., with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to the UK totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (+X% per year) and the U.S. (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average dog and cat food export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the UK ($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 Germany, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Imports of Dog And Cat Food

Imports into Ireland

For the third consecutive year, Ireland recorded growth in purchases abroad of dog and cat food, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. Overall, total imports indicated a notable expansion from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, dog and cat food imports stood at $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 throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2019, the growth imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the UK (X tonnes) constituted the largest dog and cat food supplier to Ireland, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, dog and cat food imports from the UK exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the Netherlands (X tonnes), sixfold. Germany (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume from the UK amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, the UK ($X) constituted the largest supplier of dog and cat food to Ireland, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from the UK stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average dog and cat food import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2015 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for dog and cat food in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of dog and cat food consumption in 2019 were China (14M tonnes), the U.S. (11M tonnes) and India (5.7M tonnes), together accounting for 57% of global consumption. Brazil, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Thailand, Viet Nam and Canada lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 24%.
What are the largest producers of dog and cat food in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of dog and cat food production in 2019 were China (14M tonnes), the U.S. (12M tonnes) and India (5.7M tonnes), with a combined 58% share of global production. Brazil, France, Mexico, Germany, Thailand, the UK, Spain, Russia, Viet Nam and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What are the leading suppliers of dog and cat food to Ireland?
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In value terms, the UK ($68M) constituted the largest supplier of dog and cat food to Ireland, comprising 53% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($16M), with a 12% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 7.7% share.
What are the leading importers of dog and cat food from Ireland?
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In value terms, the UK ($120M) remains the key foreign market for dog and cat food exports from Ireland, comprising 69% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($15M), with a 8.4% share of total exports. It was followed by the U.S., with a 7% share.
What is the average export price for dog and cat food in Ireland?
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In 2019, the average dog and cat food export price amounted to $1,495 per tonne, rising by 22% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for dog and cat food in Ireland?
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The average dog and cat food import price stood at $1,329 per tonne in 2019, declining by -13.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10921030 - Dog or cat food, p.r.s.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for dog and cat food in Ireland. 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:

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

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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
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 2007–2020
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:
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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