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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Animal Products. In 2021, Animal Products were the world's 13th most traded product, with a total trade of $433B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Animal Products grew by 17.3%, from $369B to $433B. Trade in Animal Products represent 2.06% of total world trade.

Animal Products include Meat & edible offal, Fish, crustaceans, & molluscs, Edible products of animal origin, n.e.s., Live animals, and Animal originated products, n.e.s..

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Animal Products  were United States ($35.2B), New Zealand ($32B), Netherlands ($27.1B), Germany ($23.1B), and Brazil ($20.7B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Animal Products were China ($58.9B), United States ($42B), Germany ($25.3B), Japan ($23.3B), and France ($18.3B).

Ranking Animal Products ranks 17th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)United States$35.2B
Top Destination (2021)China$58.9B

In 2021 Animal Products were the world's 13th most traded product (out of 21).

In 2021, the top exporters of Animal Products were United States ($35.2B), New Zealand ($32B), Netherlands ($27.1B), Germany ($23.1B), and Brazil ($20.7B).

In 2021, the top importers of Animal Products were China ($58.9B), United States ($42B), Germany ($25.3B), Japan ($23.3B), and France ($18.3B).

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Exporters of Animal Products (2021)
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Importers of Animal Products (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)New Zealand$14.3B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$11B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Animal Products grew the fastest in New Zealand ($14.3B), United States ($5.48B), Canada ($3.44B), Norway ($2.67B), and Netherlands ($2.65B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Animal Products were United States ($11B), China ($9.11B), France ($3.11B), Netherlands ($2.81B), and Italy ($2.59B).

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Exporters of Animal Products (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Animal Products (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 5.43. This means that most of the exports of Animal Products are explained by 43 countries.

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Value of Exports in Animal Products

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)New Zealand$31.4B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)China$44.8B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Animal Products. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Animal Products during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Animal Products were New Zealand ($31.4B), Brazil ($18.4B), Norway ($13.2B), Australia ($12.9B), and India ($10.6B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Animal Products were China ($44.8B), Japan ($20.8B), South Korea ($11.7B), Italy ($9.08B), and Hong Kong ($8.21B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Animal Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Meat & edible offal ($156B), Fish, crustaceans, & molluscs ($130B), Edible products of animal origin, n.e.s. ($110B), Live animals ($25.2B), and Animal originated products, n.e.s. ($12B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Animal Products (2021)
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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 Products.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Animal Products in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Animal Products by percentage of total exports

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 (2021)

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