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Argentina: dairy sector

This page contains data regarding key components of the Argentinian dairy industry over a given time period.

The following report:
  • highlights the complexity of the industry, which should be considered from several viewpoints: the commodities area, the variety of dairy derivatives, transit trade and domestic consumption;

  • indicates how the export-import ratio is completely in favour of exports - of WMP in particular;

  • stresses the particular features of a traditional product that is prevalent in domestic consumption: the dulce de leche.
ARGENTINA
  x 1.000 ton 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Raw milk area
Number of cows ('000 head) 2.150 2.193
Milk production (Mil Lt) 11.206 11.339 11.064 11.043 11.216
Milk delivery (Mil Lt) 10.442 10.559 10.291 10.272 10.430
% Delivery on production 93,2% 93,1% 93,0% 93,0% 93,0%
Farm gate milk price € x 100 lt 26,23 26,84 28,57 27,82 29,35
± % on previous year   +2,3% +6,5% -2,6% +5,5%
Dairy production
Butter (Source: FAS-USDA) 63 58 60 55 54
Cheese (Source: FAS-USDA) 572 564 556 564 570
SMP (skimmed milk powder) (Source: FAS-USDA) 39 32 34 37 45
WMP (whole milk powder) (Source: FAS-USDA) 309 281 277 258 238
Export
Bulk and packed milk (HS 040110+040120) TOP importers 15 5,2 4,1 3,8 2,4
Infant milk formula (HS 190110) TOP importers 27 26 22 32 25
Butter (HS 0405) TOP importers 27 21 18 13 8,6
Cheese (HS 0406) TOP importers 60 54 51 56 43
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210) TOP importers 19 14 25 22 24
WMP (whole milk powder - HS 040221+040229) TOP importers 201 201 182 144 138
Polvere di siero (HS 0404) TOP importers 70 65 78 68 64
Casein (HS 350110) TOP importers 8,5 7,8 7,8 6,2 8,2
Import
Infant milk formula (HS 190110) TOP exporters 1,0 1,2 0,9 0,7 1,0
Condensed milk (HS 040291+040299) TOP exporters 1,3 1,5 1,4 1,7 1,5
Cheese (HS 0406) TOP exporters 3,4 3,5 3,3 2,8 1,2
Polvere di siero (HS 0404) TOP exporters 8,7 14 5,0 3,5 0,4
Consumi pro-capite (kg)
Milk 51,39 51,91 49,82 48,90 49,20
Cheese 12,62 12,49 12,23 12,20 12,36
Butter 0,86 0,92 0,99 0,98 1,02
SMP 0,47 0,44 0,41 0,36 0,36
WMP 2,19 2,19 2,29 2,51 2,61
Socio-Economic Indicators
Population ('000) 40.729 41.087 41.446 41.803 42.155
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 10.959 (e) 11.576 (e) 12.019 (e) 12.229 (e) 12.350 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 7.874 (e) 9.008 (e) 9.050 (e) 9.205 (e) 11.131 (e)
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculeted by using the yearly average exchange rate
NOTE:Per capita consumptions are obtained dividing total consumption (Source FAS-USDA ) by the population (Source FAO)

Source Raw milk area: Subsecretaría de Lechería - Ministerio de Agroindustria; Number of cows: FAO;
Source Dairy production: FAS-USDA
Source Export and Import: GTIS
Source GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Source Population: FAO

Last update: 2016-05-03
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NOTE:Access to World Dairy Trade, which also contains the processing of Import / Export of the Argentina with MONTHLY UPDATES, is reserved for Supporters of CLAL.it