Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: China

Information : China

COUNTRY NAME: China

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(million): 3

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 2

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 4

 

TRADE: 

In 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 95,681 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of 541 million to China.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 74,543 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €668 million to China.

For 2016, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 61,524 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €540.8 million to China.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to China were as follows;

  • Adult Nutritional Supplement,
  • Adult Nutritional Supplement (Sports),
  • Butter,
  • Buttermilk Powder,
  • Casein ,
  • Caseinate,
  • Cheese,
  • Cheese Powder,
  • Cream,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Food Flavourings,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Infant Formula Base,
  • Lactic Butter,
  • Liquid Infant Formula,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Milk Protein Concentrate,
  • Milk Protein Hydrolysate,
  • Milk Protein Isolate,
  • Oligosaccharide,
  • Rennet Casein,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • UHT Liquid Milk,
  • Wheat Based Protein Powder,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whey Protein Concentrate,
  • Whey Protein Hydrolysate,
  • Whey Protein Isolate,
  • Whole Milk powder,
  • Yeast Extract,
  • Yoghurt Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to China from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • China Health and Veterinary Certificates.
  • Republic of Ireland agreed with China.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie