Germany’s Animal Feed Preparation Exports Hit Record Highs
IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Germany – Preparations Used In Animal Feeding – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights‘. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
Germany steadily expands exports of animal feed preparations. Over the past decade, the volume of exports increased from 2.4M tonnes to 3M tonnes while the export value doubled to $3.6B. The Netherlands, Poland and France remain the largest importers of animal feed preparations from Germany, accounting for 48% of the total export volume. The UK recorded the highest spike in purchases from Germany last year. The average export price for animal feed preparations rose by +11% y-o-y to $1,199 per tonne.
Germany’s Exports of Animal Feed Preparations
In 2020, the volume of preparations used in animal feeding exported from Germany rose modestly to 3M tonnes, increasing by +4.5% on 2019 figures. German exports boosted from 2.4M tonnes in 2010 to 3M tonnes last year.
In value terms, preparations for animal feeding exports skyrocketed by +15.7% y-o-y to $3.6B (IndexBox estimates) in 2020. In the past decade, the value of exports grew twofold.
The Netherlands (774K tonnes), Poland (442K tonnes) and France (229K tonnes) were the main destinations of preparations for animal feeding exports from Germany, with a combined 48% share of total exports. Denmark, Austria, Norway, the Czech Republic, Belgium, the UK, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 39%.
In value terms, Poland ($517M), the Netherlands ($397M) and Austria ($340M) were the largest markets for preparations for animal feeding exported from Germany worldwide, with a combined 34% share of total exports. France, the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Norway, Hungary and Luxembourg lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 43%. Among the leading countries of destination, the UK saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports (+26% y-o-y), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In 2020, the average export price for animal feed preparations amounted to $1,199 per tonne, increasing by +11% against the previous year. There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Switzerland ($2,805 per tonne), while the average price for exports to the Netherlands ($513 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. In 2020, the most notable growth rate in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Poland, while the prices for the other significant destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.
Source: IndexBox Platform