May 31, 2021

EU's Q1 2021 pork exports increase 30.1%



The European Union's pork exports reached 1,602,209 tonnes in the first quarter of 2021, a 30.1% increase compared to the same period in 2020.


China continues to be the main destination, accounting for almost 60% of the total EU pork exports share and with 954,000 tonnes of European meat imported, an increase of 26.2%.


The Philippines is now the second leading destination with 96,137 tonnes. In the first quarter, the country had imported more than half of what it brought in during all of 2020 (152,855 tonnes) when it was the fifth destination with a 2.8% share.

- Pig333 / Pigmeat CMO Committee

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