Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: Hong Kong

Information : Hong Kong

COUNTRY NAME: Hong Kong

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 10

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 11

 

TRADE:

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 9,084 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €94.8 million to Hong Kong.

For 2016, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 8,344 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €102.4 million to Hong Kong.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years the typical products exported to Hong Kong were as follows;

  • Butter,
  • Cheese,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Liquid Infant Formula,
  • Non Milk Based Product,
  • Oligosaccharide,
  • UHT Liquid Milk,
  • Yoghurt.

 

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

  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's (MPD's) Menu of Statements.
  • Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satify country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

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

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie