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U.S. - Fresh or Chilled Whole Chickens - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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U.S.: Fresh Whole Chicken Market Overview 2021

Fresh Whole Chicken Market Size in the U.S.

In 2020, the U.S. fresh whole chicken market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. from 2017 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Fresh Whole Chicken Production in the U.S.

In value terms, fresh whole chicken production reached $X in 2020. in general, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In 2020, the average fresh whole chicken yield in the U.S. was estimated at X kg per head, almost unchanged from the year before. Overall, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern.

The number of animals slaughtered for fresh whole chicken production in the U.S. totaled X head in 2020, flattening at 2019. in general, the number of producing animals saw a relatively flat trend pattern.

Fresh Whole Chicken Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of fresh or chilled whole chickens were exported from the U.S.; shrinking by -X% compared with the previous year. Overall, exports showed a deep reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, fresh whole chicken exports reduced dramatically to $X in 2020. in general, exports recorded a abrupt descent. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mexico (X tonnes) was the main destination for fresh whole chicken exports from the U.S., with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, fresh whole chicken exports to Mexico exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Canada (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Mexico stood at -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and Canada (-X% per year).

In value terms, Mexico ($X) remains the key foreign market for fresh whole chicken exports from the U.S., comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Hong Kong SAR ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Canada, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to Mexico amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and Canada (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average fresh whole chicken export price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, saw a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2009 to 2020, 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 2020, the country with the highest price was Chile ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Canada ($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 Mexico, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Fresh Whole Chicken Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2020, purchases abroad of fresh or chilled whole chickens decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. in general, imports continue to indicate a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, fresh whole chicken imports shrank remarkably to $X in 2020. Overall, imports continue to indicate a noticeable slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Canada (X tonnes) was the main fresh whole chicken supplier to the U.S., with a approx. X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Canada totaled -X%.

In value terms, Canada ($X) constituted the largest supplier of fresh whole chicken to the U.S..

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Canada stood at -X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average fresh whole chicken import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% year-to-year. The import price peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

As there is only one major supplying country, the average price level is determined by prices for Canada.

From 2007 to 2020, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Canada amounted to +X% per year.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for fresh or chilled whole chickens in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of fresh whole chicken consumption was China (5.4M tonnes), accounting for 15% of total volume. Moreover, fresh whole chicken consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (2.2M tonnes), twofold. India (2.2M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.3% share.
What are the largest producers of fresh or chilled whole chickens in the world?
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China (5.5M tonnes) remains the largest fresh whole chicken producing country worldwide, accounting for 16% of total volume. Moreover, fresh whole chicken production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (2.2M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (2.2M tonnes), with a 6.3% share.
What are the leading suppliers of fresh or chilled whole chickens to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($5.7M) constituted the largest supplier of fresh whole chicken to the U.S..
What are the leading importers of fresh or chilled whole chickens from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Mexico ($10M) remains the key foreign market for fresh whole chicken exports from the U.S., comprising 55% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Hong Kong SAR ($2.8M), with a 15% share of total exports. It was followed by Canada, with a 11% share.
What is the average export price for fresh or chilled whole chickens in the U.S.?
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The average fresh whole chicken export price stood at $933 per tonne in 2020, surging by 5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for fresh or chilled whole chickens in the U.S.?
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The average fresh whole chicken import price stood at $3,786 per tonne in 2020, with an increase of 13% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10121010 - Fresh or chilled whole chickens

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fresh whole chicken market in the U.S.. 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:
• USA

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• 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

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 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, 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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