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China: dairy sector

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




CHINA: DAIRY SECTOR
  x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Dairy cows and heifers ('000 head) (Source: NBS) 14.991 15.072 14.253
Cows In Milk ('000) (Source: FAS-USDA) 8.400 8.400 8.000
Cow Milk production (Source: NBS) 37.250 37.547 36.020 35.450
± % Over the same period of the previous year +0,8% -4,1% -1,6%
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) (Source: NBS) 49,45 49,49 47,27 45,68 46,14 44,56 -3,4% Jan-Aug 2018
Buffalo milk production (Source: FAO) 3.100 2.694 2.708 2.678
Goat milk production (Source: FAO) 300 229 233 224
Sheep milk production (Source: FAO) 1.223 1.151 1.170 1.167
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Liquid milk (Source: NBS) 23.667 24.947 27.663 29.381 22.301 18.805 -15,7% Jan-Sep 2018
Cheese from cow milk (Source: FAO) 123
Cheese from other milk (Source: FAO) 129
Butter (Source: FAO) 97
Milk powder ( WMP + SMP + Infant formula ) (Source: NBS) 1.507 1.422 1.438 1.317 950 735 -22,6% Jan-Sep 2018
EXPORT 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Bulk and packed milk (HS 040110+040120)
TOP importers
26 25 23 23 23 27 +17,0% Jan-Dec 2018
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP importers
2,8 1,4 1,1 1,7 1,7 2,1 +24,3% Jan-Dec 2018
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP importers
2,4 1,2 0,7 1,0 1,0 1,4 +31,3% Jan-Dec 2018
WMP (whole milk powder - HS 040221+040229)
TOP importers
5,8 3,7 3,0 1,8 1,8 1,8 -2,0% Jan-Dec 2018
Condensed milk (HS 040291+040299)
TOP importers
2,4 1,8 2,3 2,3 2,3 2,8 +17,8% Jan-Dec 2018
Infant milk formula (HS 190110)
TOP importers
0,7 0,8 2,3 4,8 4,8 15 +223,2% Jan-Dec 2018
IMPORT 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Bulk and packed milk (HS 040110+040120)
TOP exporters
287 402 549 529 529 544 +2,9% Jan-Dec 2018
Cream (HS 040130+040140+040150)
TOP exporters
33 58 86 139 139 129 -7,1% Jan-Dec 2018
Condensed milk (HS 040291+040299)
TOP exporters
9,2 11 20 26 26 28 +7,2% Jan-Dec 2018
Yogurt e latticello (HS 0403)
TOP exporters
8,7 10 21 34 34 31 -9,8% Jan-Dec 2018
Infant milk formula (HS 190110)
TOP exporters
123 180 225 303 303 333 +10,1% Jan-Dec 2018
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
80 71 82 92 92 113 +23,8% Jan-Dec 2018
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
66 76 97 108 108 108 +0,2% Jan-Dec 2018
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
253 200 184 247 247 280 +13,4% Jan-Dec 2018
WMP (whole milk powder - HS 040221+040229)
TOP exporters
671 347 420 470 470 521 +10,8% Jan-Dec 2018
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
404 436 497 530 530 557 +5,2% Jan-Dec 2018
Lactose edible (HS 170219)
TOP exporters
17 11 10 12 12 18 +45,9% Jan-Dec 2018
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
68 78 77 76 76 100 +31,4% Jan-Dec 2018
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
12 17 16 14 14 18 +27,7% Jan-Dec 2018
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
SMP 300 244 223 276 276 275 -0,4% Jan-Dec 2018
WMP 1.845 1.910 1.992 1.918 1.918 1.808 -5,7% Jan-Dec 2018
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
SMP 0,22 0,17 0,16 0,20
WMP 1,33 1,37 1,42 1,36
% Self-sufficiency 82,8% 87,7% 85,8% 83,5%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018(f) % Period
GDP (gross domestic product) 7,29% 6,92% 6,73% 6,85% 6,60% Jan-Dic 2018
CPI (consumer price index) 1,99% 1,44% 2,01% 1,55% 2,16% Jan-Dic 2018
Population ('000) 1.390.110 1.397.029 1.403.500 1.409.517
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 7.277 (e) 8.019 (e) 8.828 (e) 9.725 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 5.478(e) 7.227(e) 7.976(e) 8.851(e)
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate
(f): forecast

Source Raw material area: NBS, FAO; Cows in Milk: FAS-USDA; Deliveries to dairies: FIL
Source Dairy production: FAO; Fresh milk products, milk drinks: FIL; Liquid milk, Milk Powders: NBS (National Bureau of Statistics of China)
Source Export ed Import: IHS
Source Consumption: FAS-USDA
GDP and CPI: Intesa Sanpaolo
GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Source Population: FAO

Last Update: 20-02-2019
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