Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: Kuwait

Information : Kuwait

COUNTRY NAME: Kuwait

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(million): 34

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 33

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 28

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 1,984 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €15.5 million.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 1,890 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €16.0 million to Kuwait.

For 2016, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 3,546 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €24.6 million to Kuwait.

 

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

  • Butter,
  • Buttermilk Powder,
  • Cheese,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Fat Filled Powder,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Ice Cream,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Liquid Infant Formula,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Kuwait 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 REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie