Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: Japan

Information : Japan

COUNTRY NAME: Japan

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017(€million): 17

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 24

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 41

 

TRADE:

In 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 12,169 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €41 million to Japan.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 8,657 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €30 million to Japan.

For 2016, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 5,193 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €14.9 million to Japan.

 

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

  • Acid Casein,
  • Butter,
  • Cheese,
  • Milk Protein Concentrate,
  • Milk Protein Isolate,
  • Rennet Casein,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whey Protein Concentrate,
  • Whey Protein Isolate.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Japan 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