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Ireland: Pork Market 2022

Pork Market Size in Ireland

After four years of growth, the Irish pork market decreased by -X% to $X in 2021. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2020, and then shrank in the following year.

Pork Production in Ireland

In value terms, pork production dropped modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by X%. Pork production peaked at $X in 2020, and then dropped in the following year.

In 2021, the average pork yield in Ireland contracted slightly to X kg per head, waning by -X% compared with 2020. In general, the yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The pork yield peaked at X kg per head in 2020, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

The number of animals slaughtered for pork production in Ireland expanded to X heads in 2021, rising by X% compared with 2020. This number increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when the number of producing animals increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, this number hit record highs in 2021 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Pork Exports

Exports from Ireland

Pork exports from Ireland declined to X tons in 2021, stabilizing at 2020 figures. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at X tons in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, pork exports reduced slightly to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The exports peaked at $X in 2020, and then fell slightly in the following year.

Exports by Country

China (X tons) was the main destination for pork exports from Ireland, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, pork exports to China exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the UK (X tons), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by Australia (X tons), with an X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to China totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the UK (-X% per year) and Australia (+X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) remains the key foreign market for pork exports from Ireland, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Australia ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by the UK, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to China totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Australia (+X% per year) and the UK (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average pork export price amounted to $X per ton, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the average export price increased by X%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2014 to 2021, the the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was the United States ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Sweden ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the United States (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Pork Imports

Imports into Ireland

Pork imports into Ireland reduced to X tons in 2021, shrinking by -X% against the year before. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tons. From 2019 to 2021, the growth of imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, pork imports contracted to $X in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of X%. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X, and then dropped in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2021, the UK (X tons) constituted the largest pork supplier to Ireland, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, pork imports from the UK exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Spain (X tons), threefold. Germany (X tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from the UK stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Spain (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, the UK ($X) constituted the largest supplier of pork to Ireland, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Spain, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, 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 Spain (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average pork import price amounted to $X per ton, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, import price indicated modest growth from 2012 to 2021: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, pork import price increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Poland ($X per ton), while the price for France ($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 (+X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for pork in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of pork consumption, comprising approx. 41% of total volume. Moreover, pork consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the United States, fourfold. Germany ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 3.8% share.
What are the largest producers of pork in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of pork production, accounting for 38% of total volume. Moreover, pork production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the United States, threefold. Germany ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of pork to Ireland?
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In value terms, the UK constituted the largest supplier of pork to Ireland, comprising 42% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Germany, with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Spain, with a 13% share.
What are the leading importers of pork from Ireland?
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In value terms, China remains the key foreign market for pork exports from Ireland, comprising 36% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Australia, with a 10% share of total exports. It was followed by the UK, with a 10% share.
What is the average export price for pork in Ireland?
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The average pork export price stood at $2,914 per ton in 2021, dropping by -2.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for pork in Ireland?
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The average pork import price stood at $4,096 per ton in 2021, approximately mirroring the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the pork market 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 1035 - Pig meat
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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
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• 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
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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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, PRODUCING ANIMALS AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Producing Animals Slaughtered, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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