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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 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020 % Period
Dairy cows number on February (1.000 heads) 871 852 847
Dairy Farms number ('000) 17 16 16
Milk production ('000 Ton) 7.394 7.277 7.290 7.314 1.183 1.221 +3,2% Jan-Feb 2020
Delivery of milk 7.291 7.242 7.243
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) 84,29 80,92 78,99 85,89 82,27 86,76 +5,5% Jan 2020
Drinking milk consumption 3.503 3.535 3.556
% Milk destinated to Drinking Milk 47,4% 48,6% 48,8%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020 % Period
Cream 112 116 116
Fresh milk products, milk drinks (kl) 2.455 2.367 2.502
Butter 64 60 59
Cheese 146 147 157
Condensed milk 39 39 36
WMP (whole milk powder) 10 9,9 9,8
Prepared milk powder 28 27 28
SMP (skimmed milk powder) 124 122 120
IMPORT 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020 % Period
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
62 67 65 62 11 10 -8,7% Jan-Feb 2020
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
13 8,3 16 25 3,4 2,1 -39,7% Jan-Feb 2020
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
258 273 286 303 46 43 -6,7% Jan-Feb 2020
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
34 59 52 47 7,7 7,1 -8,2% Jan-Feb 2020
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP exporters
4,9 4,6 5,1 4,6 0,9 0,7 -19,2% Jan-Feb 2020
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
8,7 8,8 8,0 8,9 1,8 1,2 -32,8% Jan-Feb 2020
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
74 76 75 74 13 16 +15,6% Jan-Feb 2020
Lactose edible (HS 170299)
TOP exporters
1,9 1,4 1,2 1,4 0,4 0,2 -43,6% Jan-Feb 2020
Fat-Filled Milk Powder (FFMP) (HS 190190)
TOP exporters
233 251 266 255 40 38 -4,7% Jan-Feb 2020
Prepared edible fats 23 20 19
Other milk powder ** 55 59 56
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020(f) % Period
Cheese 304 324 329 354 354 370 +4,5% Jan-Dec 2020
Butter 72 72 78 81 81 81 0,0% Jan-Dec 2020
SMP 165 174 167 163 163 170 +4,3% Jan-Dec 2020
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020(f) % Period
Cheese 2,38 2,54 2,59  
Butter 0,56 0,56 0,61  
SMP 1,29 1,36 1,31  
% Self-sufficiency 74,4% 71,2% 71,0% 70,4%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020(f) % Period
Population ('000) 127.749 127.484 127.185
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 43.979 (e) 45.590 (e) 47.281 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 39.731(e) 40.357(e) 40.036(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: Self-sufficiency rate = Milk deliveries/(Domestic use in milk equivalent ME)
Domestic use in milk equivalent (ME) = Milk deliveries + Import in ME - Export in ME

Last update: 2020-04-03
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