Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding

2309 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Animal Food. In 2022, Animal Food were the world's 106th most traded product, with a total trade of $44.5B. Between 2021 and 2022 the exports of Animal Food grew by 9.01%, from $40.9B to $44.5B. Trade in Animal Food represent 0.19% of total world trade.

Animal Food are a part of Food residues & wastes; animal fodder. They include Animal feed preparations nes and Dog or cat food (retail).

Exports In 2022 the top exporters of Animal Food  were Germany ($4.76B), Netherlands ($4.41B), United States ($4.34B), France ($3.37B), and China ($3.04B).

Imports In 2022 the top importers of Animal Food were Germany ($3.39B), United States ($3.02B), Netherlands ($1.95B), France ($1.86B), and United Kingdom ($1.83B).

Ranking Animal Food ranks 643rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2022)Germany$4.76B
Top Destination (2022)Germany$3.39B

In 2022 Animal Food were the world's 106th most traded product (out of 1,218).

In 2022, the top exporters of Animal Food were Germany ($4.76B), Netherlands ($4.41B), United States ($4.34B), France ($3.37B), and China ($3.04B).

In 2022, the top importers of Animal Food were Germany ($3.39B), United States ($3.02B), Netherlands ($1.95B), France ($1.86B), and United Kingdom ($1.83B).

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Exporters of Animal Food (2022)
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Importers of Animal Food (2022)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2021 -  2022)Thailand$524M
Top Destination Growth (2021 -  2022)United States$434M

Between 2021 and 2022, the exports of Animal Food grew the fastest in Thailand ($524M), United States ($502M), Netherlands ($457M), China ($455M), and Germany ($335M).

Between 2021 and 2022, the fastest growing importers of Animal Food were United States ($434M), Canada ($233M), United Kingdom ($230M), Belgium ($212M), and Germany ($202M).

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Exporters of Animal Food (2021 - 2022)

Importers of Animal Food (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Animal Food.

In 2022, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.88. This means that most of the exports of Animal Food are explained by 29 countries.

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Value of Exports in Animal Food

Net Trade

This map shows which countries export or import more of Animal Food. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Animal Food during 2022.

Net Trade (2022)

Disaggregation

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In 2022, the world most traded Animal Food, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Dog or cat food (retail) ($22.4B) and Animal feed preparations nes ($22.1B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Animal Food (2022)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Animal Food.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Animal Food by percentage of total exports

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

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TOP EXPORT POTENTIALUnited Kingdom+ $32.9M
TOP IMPORT POTENTIALCanada+ $128M

Animal Food’s highest export potential is United Kingdom. With an export gap of $32.9M.  Animal Food’s highest import potential is Canada with an import gap of $128M.

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Product Complexity

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2022)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Animal Food to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2022)

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