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Analysis of the global meat industry in 2008-2012, forecast for 2013-2017

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In 2008-2012, sales of meat in the world showed a continuous positive trend. During the period under review, they grew by 8%: from 267 to 289 million tons.

In the structure of world sales of meat, the largest share belongs to pork. In 2008-2012, sales of pork in the world grew by 9% and amounted to 107 million tons in 2012. Poultry meat ranks second in terms of sales in the world. In 2012, 99 million tons of poultry meat was sold, which accounted for 34% of total world meat sales.

Among the leading countries in terms of sales of meat leads China. In 2008-2012, its share accounted for an average of 27% of the total meat sales in the world. The United States follows: in 2012, 36 million tons were sold there, which accounted for 12% of global sales. In 2008-2012, the highest level of meat purchases per capita in the world was observed in Denmark and Hong Kong. In 2012, there was 134 kg of meat sold in the country per capita in Denmark, 134 kg per capita in Hong Kong.

According to BusinesStat, in 2013-2017, world meat sales will increase by an average of 2% annually. In 2017, they will amount to 320 million tons. The main factors contributing to the growth in demand for the product will be the active growth of the population in developing countries and the growth of its well-being.

"Analysis of the global meat industry in 2008-2012, the forecast for 2013-2017" includes the most important data necessary to understand the current market situation and assess the prospects for its development:

• Economy and population

• Meat production

• Meat sales

• External and internal trade in meat

• Import and export of meat

• Foreign meat prices

The review presents current data on countries of the world and a forecast for 26 countries that are leaders in the world meat market: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Great Britain, Vietnam, Germany, Hong Kong, Denmark, India, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, China, Korea , Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, USA, France, Japan

The review provides details of the data by type:

• Pork

• Meat of cattle

• Poultry meat

• Lamb and goat meat

• Horse and donkey meat

• Rabbit meat

• Camel meat

• Meat of other animals

In preparing the review used statistical information:

• United Nations Statistics Division

• Commodity Trade Statistics

• Eurostat

• National Agencies and Compendia

• Index Mundi

• Industrial Commodity Statistics

• International Trade Center

• International Monetary Fund

• Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

• Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

• World Trade Organization

Along with the official statistics, the review contains the results of BusinesStat research:

• Analysis of secondary information on the market of meat and meat products

• Survey of meat and meat products market experts

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