After the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Poland and Denmark are the largest meat exporters in the European Union. The Netherlands is the largest exporter of beef and veal, the second exporter of poultry meat (after Poland) and the fourth exporter of pork (after Spain, Germany and Denmark). The main destinations for Dutch meat exports are Germany (mainly veal and beef), the United Kingdom (mainly poultry) and China (mainly pork).
of total meat exports صادرات 8.8 billion The euro accounts for 85 percent of meat exports produced or processed in the Netherlands and 15 percent for re-exports or transit.
The Netherlands is also the largest exporter by weight of exports. in 2020, 3.6 billion Export of a kilo of meat. The Netherlands has been a major exporter of meat for decades. In 2000, for example, the Netherlands was already the largest exporter to the European Union, exporting 2.4 billion kilogram of meat (5000000000 euro).
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60% of Dutch meat revenue from exports
Meat production and trade provides added value to the Dutch economy. In 2019, the Dutch economy made gains 8.7 billion euros in total meat sales, of which 5.2 billion EUR in exports and 3.5 billion Euros in domestic sales. Total Dutch Meat Chain 8.7 billion The euro accounts for 1.1 percent of Dutch GDP and 1.3 percent of total employment in the Netherlands (converted 98 thousand full-time jobs).
Since 2015, the Netherlands has begun to gain more meat production and trade. In 2015 it was about 7000000000 Euro (1.0% of GDP). The share of exports in total meat revenue has steadily increased from 57 percent in 2015 to 60 percent in 2019.
Importing raw materials for live animals and fodder for meat export
Dutch meat exports require imports, such as live animals, unprocessed meat or raw materials for animal feed. Live poultry is the largest import category (240 million euros in 2019, mainly from Germany), followed by corn and wheat. Maize (largely from Ukraine) and wheat (mainly from France) as feed raw materials make an indirect contribution to Dutch meat exports. Other feed raw materials are crude palm oil (mainly from Indonesia and Malaysia) and soybeans (mainly from Brazil and the United States).
|Wheat and Medellin||61||2|
|Live calves up to 80 kg||60|
|crude palm oil النخيل||3||47|