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Japan: dairy sector

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


JAPAN: DAIRY SECTOR
  x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019 % Period
Dairy cows number on February (1.000 heads) 870 871 852 847
Dairy Farms number ('000) 18 17 16 16
Milk production ('000 Ton) 7.379 7.394 7.277 7.293 2.453 2.445 -0,3% Jan-Apr 2019
Delivery of milk 7.352 7.291 7.242 7.243
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) 74,19 84,29 80,92 78,99 76,41 81,67 +6,9% Jan-Apr 2019
Drinking milk consumption 3.464 3.503 3.535 3.556
% Milk destinated to Drinking Milk 46,9% 47,4% 48,6% 48,8%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019 % Period
Cream 113 112 116 116
Fresh milk products, milk drinks (kl) 2.520 2.455 2.367 2.502
Butter 66 64 60 59
Cheese 141 146 147 157
Condensed milk 39 39 39 36
WMP (whole milk powder) 13 10 9,9 9,8
Prepared milk powder 27 28 27 28
SMP (skimmed milk powder) 130 124 122 120
IMPORT 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019 % Period
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
59 62 67 65 22 24 +9,0% Jan-Apr 2019
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
16 13 8,3 16 3,2 7,4 +130,5% Jan-Apr 2019
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
249 258 273 286 93 105 +13,1% Jan-Apr 2019
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
53 34 59 52 19 17 -10,8% Jan-Apr 2019
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP exporters
5,1 4,9 4,6 5,1 1,7 1,4 -14,3% Jan-Apr 2019
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
8,6 8,7 8,8 8,0 3,0 3,1 +3,2% Jan-Apr 2019
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
67 74 76 75 23 25 +7,8% Jan-Apr 2019
Lactose edible (HS 170299)
TOP exporters
2,7 1,9 1,4 1,2 0,3 0,5 +83,2% Jan-Apr 2019
Prepared edible fats 23 23 20 19
Other milk powder ** 49 55 59 56
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019(f) % Period
Cheese 295 305 325 331 331 340 +2,7% Jan-Dec 2019
Butter 77 72 72 72 72 75 +4,2% Jan-Dec 2019
SMP 164 165 174 175 175 180 +2,9% Jan-Dec 2019
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019(f) % Period
Cheese 2,31 2,39 2,55 2,60
Butter 0,60 0,56 0,56 0,57
SMP 1,28 1,29 1,36 1,38
% Self-sufficiency 73,4% 74,4% 71,2% 71,0%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019(f) % Period
Population ('000) 127.975 127.749 127.484 127.185
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 42.757 (e) 43.979 (e) 45.590 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 38.537(e) 39.731(e) 41.495(e)
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate
(f): forecast
** Including prepared whey for infant formula,whey powder and whole milk powder.
NOTE:Per capita consumptions are obtained dividing total consumption (Source FAS-USDA ) by the population (Source FAO)

Source Raw material area: MAFF
Source Dairy production: MAFF
Source Import: Ministry of Finance; Import: Cheese, Butter, SMP, Casein, Caseinates, Lactose pharmaceutical, Lactose edible: IHS
Source Consumption: FAS-USDA
GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Source Population: FAO
Note: The Self-sufficiency rate at the moment does not consider the trade of FFMP (fat-filled milk powder) - HS 190190, milk powder that has a fat content similar to whole milk powder, but instead of butterfat contains vegetable fats.

Last update: 2019-06-13
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