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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 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Dairy cows number on February (1.000 heads) 893 870 871 852
Dairy Farms number ('000) 19 18 17 16
Milk production ('000 Ton) 7.334 7.379 7.394 7.277 4.902 4.945 +0,9% Jan-Aug 2018
Delivery of milk 7.271 7.352 7.291 7.227
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) 67,92 74,19 84,29 80,92 82,04 77,92 -5,0% Jan-Aug 2018
Drinking milk consumption 3.455 3.464 3.503 3.539
% Milk destinated to Drinking Milk 47,1% 46,9% 47,4% 48,6%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Cream 117 113 112 116
Fresh milk products, milk drinks (kl) 2.475 2.520 2.455 2.374
Butter 62 66 64 60
Cheese 133 141 146 144
Condensed milk 38 39 39 39
WMP (whole milk powder) 12 13 10 9,4
Prepared milk powder 26 27 28 27
SMP (skimmed milk powder) 121 130 124 121
IMPORT 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018 % Period
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
55 59 62 67 42 43 +1,8% Jan-Aug 2018
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
12 16 13 8,3 4,8 11 +140,4% Jan-Aug 2018
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
232 249 258 273 178 190 +6,5% Jan-Aug 2018
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
43 53 34 59 33 34 +1,7% Jan-Aug 2018
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP exporters
4,9 5,1 4,9 4,6 3,0 3,4 +13,4% Jan-Aug 2018
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
8,6 8,6 8,7 8,8 6,0 5,7 -3,8% Jan-Aug 2018
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
66 67 74 76 52 48 -7,5% Jan-Aug 2018
Lactose edible (HS 170299)
TOP exporters
3,5 2,7 1,9 1,4 1,1 0,7 -36,7% Jan-Aug 2018
Prepared edible fats 22 23 23
Other milk powder ** 51 49 55
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018(f) % Period
Cheese 278 295 305 319 319 331 +3,8% Jan-Dec 2018
Butter 75 77 72 66 66 68 +3,0% Jan-Dec 2018
SMP 168 164 165 163 163 163 0,0% Jan-Dec 2018
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018(f) % Period
Cheese 2,17 2,31 2,39 2,50
Butter 0,59 0,60 0,56 0,52
SMP 1,31 1,28 1,29 1,28
% Self-sufficiency 75,2% 73,4% 74,4% 71,2%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018(f) % Period
Population ('000) 128.163 127.975 127.749 127.484
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 41.597 (e) 42.757 (e) 43.979 (e) 45.590 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 31.311(e) 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

Last update: 2018-10-11
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