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Pork Market Size in Japan

The Japanese pork market rose rapidly to $X in 2019, surging by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period 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 2018 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Pork Production in Japan

In value terms, pork production surged to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a tangible increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Pork production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In 2019, the average pork yield in Japan totaled X kg per head, flattening at 2018. In general, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the yield increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average pork yield hit record highs in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

In 2019, the number of animals slaughtered for pork production in Japan totaled X heads, remaining constant against the year before. Overall, the number of producing animals continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, the number of producing animals reached the peak level of X heads. From 2010 to 2019, the growth of this number remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Pork Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2019, shipments abroad of pork decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after five years of growth. Overall, exports, however, enjoyed strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, pork exports expanded significantly to $X in 2019. In general, exports, however, enjoyed prominent growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes) was the main destination for pork exports from Japan, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, pork exports to Hong Kong SAR exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Singapore (X tonnes), fourfold.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Hong Kong SAR stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Singapore (+X% per year) and Macao SAR (+X% per year).

In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($X) remains the key foreign market for pork exports from Japan, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Singapore ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Hong Kong SAR stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Singapore (+X% per year) and Macao SAR (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average pork export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price enjoyed pronounced growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major foreign markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Macao SAR ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Hong Kong SAR ($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 Singapore, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Pork Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2019, after three years of growth, there was significant decline in supplies from abroad of pork, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. 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 growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

In value terms, pork 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 in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

The U.S. (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes) and Spain (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of pork imports to Japan, with a combined X% share of total imports. Mexico, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Germany (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest pork suppliers to Japan were the U.S. ($X), Canada ($X) and Spain ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. Mexico, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X the main suppliers, Germany (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average pork import price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the countries with the highest prices were Denmark ($X per tonne) and the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the price for Germany ($X per tonne) and the U.S. ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., 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 pork in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of pork consumption was China (56M tonnes), comprising approx. 46% of total volume. Moreover, pork consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (11M tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (4.5M tonnes), with a 3.7% share.
What are the largest producers of pork in the world?
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China (55M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of pork production, accounting for 45% of total volume. Moreover, pork production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (12M tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (5.4M tonnes), with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of pork to Japan?
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In value terms, the largest pork suppliers to Japan were the U.S. ($1.5B), Canada ($999M) and Spain ($567M), together comprising 64% of total imports. These countries were followed by Mexico, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany, which together accounted for a further 28%.
What are the leading importers of pork from Japan?
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In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($6M) remains the key foreign market for pork exports from Japan, comprising 74% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Singapore ($1.8M), with a 22% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for pork in Japan?
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The average pork export price stood at $8,361 per tonne in 2019, jumping by 32% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for pork in Japan?
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The average pork import price stood at $4,370 per tonne in 2019, increasing by 11% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1035 - Pig meat

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the pork market in Japan. 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:
• Japan

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Japan
• 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 2007–2019
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:
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, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Producing Animals Slaughtered, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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