Sector : Dairy

Region Europe

Destination Market: Belgium

Information : Belgium

COUNTRY NAME: Belgium

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018 (€million): 7

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 7

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 12

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 32,090 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €151 million to Belgium.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 30,349 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €157 million to Belgium.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 25,808 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €84.3 million to Belgium.

 

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

  • Butter,
  • Cheese,
  • Whey Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Belgium 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