Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: Qatar

Information : Qatar

COUNTRY NAME: Qatar

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018 (€million): 66

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 61 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 61

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 648 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €5 million to Qatar.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 753 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €6.3 million to Qatar. 

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 686 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €5.8 million to Qatar.

 

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

  • Butter,
  • Cheese,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Ice Cream,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Liquid Infant Formula,
  • UHT Liquid Milk,
  • Yoghurt.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Qatar 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