Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Animal Products. In 2020, Animal Products were the world's 13th most traded product, with a total trade of $366B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Animal Products decreased by -3.7%, from $380B to $366B. Trade in Animal Products represent 2.19% of total world trade.

Animal Products include Cheese, Pig Meat, Crustaceans, Poultry Meat, Non-fillet Frozen Fish, Bovine Meat, Fish Fillets, Concentrated Milk, Frozen Bovine Meat, and Non-fillet Fresh Fish, among others.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Animal Products  were United States ($29.8B), Netherlands ($24.4B), Germany ($22.7B), New Zealand ($17.6B), and Brazil ($17.3B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Animal Products were China ($49.7B), United States ($31B), Germany ($23B), Japan ($21B), and Italy ($15.3B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Animal Products was 45.4%, making it the 2nd lowest tariff using the Section product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Animal Products are Austria (1.61k%), Cyprus (90.2%), Turkey (65.4%), and Norway (62%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and Australia (0.008%).

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

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Animal Products. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): United States, $29.8B

Top Destination (2020): China, $49.7B

Animal Products are the world's 13th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Animal Products were United States ($29.8B), Netherlands ($24.4B), Germany ($22.7B), New Zealand ($17.6B), and Brazil ($17.3B).

In 2020, the top importers of Animal Products were China ($49.7B), United States ($31B), Germany ($23B), Japan ($21B), and Italy ($15.3B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Spain, $1.52B

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): China, $4.43B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Animal Products grew the fastest in Spain ($1.52B), Mexico ($503M), Russia ($384M), Indonesia ($374M), and Thailand ($301M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Animal Products were China ($4.43B), Nigeria ($312M), Cambodia ($286M), Ukraine ($189M), and Canada ($180M).

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Market Concentration

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

In 2020,  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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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): New Zealand, $17B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $36.2B

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 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Animal Products were New Zealand ($17B), Brazil ($15.4B), Australia ($11.9B), Norway ($10.7B), and Netherlands ($9.67B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Animal Products were China ($36.2B), Japan ($19.1B), South Korea ($9.7B), Hong Kong ($9.1B), and Italy ($8.1B).

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In 2019, the world most traded Animal Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Bovine cuts boneless, frozen ($24.8B), Cheese except fresh, grated, processed or... ($19.6B), Swine cuts, frozen nes ($18.2B), Shrimps and prawns, frozen ($17.9B), and Bovine cuts boneless, fresh or chilled ($17B)

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.

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Animal Products was 45.4%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Animal Products were Austria (1.61k%), Cyprus (90.2%), Turkey (65.4%), and Norway (62%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

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.