Global beef market These countries split the market among themselves
Photo: Imago Images / XinhuaWhich countries dominate the livestock trade?
fleischwirtschaft.com — USA/Washington The American agricultural institute USDA has published projections for the international cattle market.
According to a prognosis of the American agricultural authority USDA, the international export market for cattle continues to grow. Four countries continue to dominate the market. Europe remains far behind at the bottom end of the table. Find out here who the largest beef exporters are:
Cattle export: These countrys dominate global trade
Rank 11: Mexico was unable to keep pace with global exports, although it increased its exports by 82,000 t to 310,000 t. With a 3% share of worldwide exports, this makes it the eleventh most important country in the ranking. (Bild: Bild: Imago / Zuma Press)
Rank 10: The EU accounts for only three percent of global beef trade. The member states exported 351,000 tonnes to third countries in 2018. Beef. The "old world" is thus the tenth largest exporter. (Bild: Bild: Imago / Nature Picture Library)
Rank 9: Paraguay has been reducing its share of export business for years. While the South American country exported 381,000 t of beef in 2015, by 2018 it had exported only 365,000 t. According to the USDA, 350,000 t of beef will be produced in 2020. (Bild: Bild: Imago / Kyodo News)
Rank 8: Uruguay has expanded its exports since 2015 and now ranks 8th in the world rankings. The US Department of Agriculture expects the country to sell around 468,000 t abroad next year. (Bild: Source: Imago / Xinhua)
Rank 7: Seventh place in global comparison is successfully defended by Canada. The North American country massively expanded its cattle exports. In 2018 the country leads 502,000 t., which corresponds to 5% of the world trade volume. By 2020, the figure is expected to be 590,000 t. (Bild: Bild: Imago / Design Pics)
Rank 6: Argentina, which exports currently approximately 507,000 t a year, is about to run out New Zealand. The US Department of Agriculture expects Argentina to take 5th place next year with around 775,000 t. (Bild: Bild: Imago / Imagebroker)
Rank 5: New Zealand's development in cattle exports has been rather static for years. Despite slight expansion, exports remain at the current level of 633,000 t. (Bild: Bild: Nature Picture Library)
Rank 4: For the time being, the United States must not expect to be outpaced by its persecutors in exports. Since 2015, the major power have been able to increase its share from 11 to 14% and will sell around 1,499,000 t abroad in 2020. (Bild: Source: Cavan Images)
Rank 3: Australia, the former largest exporter of beef, is tending in the opposite direction. Instead of continuing to grow, the drought-stricken continent has been reducing its exports for years. While in 2015 exports were still 1,854,000 t, in 2018 the share fell to 1,662,000 t and, according to USDA estimates, will reach 1,442,000 t in 2020. (Bild: Source: AAP)
Rank 2: In 2017, India exportet around 1,556,000 t of cattle. In 2020 it will be even 1,700,000 t. (Bild: Source: Imago / Zuma Press)
Rank 1: Brazil is the undisputed leader in the ranking of beef exporters. By 2020 it is expected to have a 23.6% share of the global market. Exports of 2,083,000 t in 2018 are to be significantly exceeded next year at 2,600,000 t. (Bild: Source: Imago / Agencia EFE)