Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: Afghanistan

Information : Afghanistan

COUNTRY NAME: Afghanistan

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018 (€million): 56

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 60

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 65

 

TRADE: 

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 3,627 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €6.5 million to Afghanistan.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 3,096 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €6.3 million to Afghanistan.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 3,012 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €4.8 million to Afghanistan.

 

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

  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Afghanistan 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 satisfy country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS: Food Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie