1/20/2013

Countries With The Most Exports Of Cheese

Highlights:

Germany is the largest exporter of cheese in the world followed by the Netherlands and France. 

Germany is the only country in the world with over 1 million tons of cheese exports.

Fourteen (14) countries export more than 100,000 tons of cheese. 

Germany, the Netherlands & France account for slightly more than 50% of cheese exports.



Countries With The Most Exports Of Cheese




Total (Top 20 Countries)

4,627,804


Rank

Countries

Tonnes

% Of Total


1

Germany

1,008,251

21.79%


2

Netherlands

681,045

14.72%


3

France

629,752

13.61%


4

Denmark

259,357

5.60%


5

New Zealand

256,774

5.55%


6

Italy

248,731

5.37%


7

Saudi Arabia

232,956

5.03%


8

Ireland

177,964

3.85%


9

United States

175,216

3.79%


10

Australia

160,071

3.46%


11

Belarus

118,624

2.56%


12

Poland

114,075

2.46%


13

United Kingdom

112,516

2.43%


14

Belgium

108,336

2.34%


15

Austria

73,341

1.58%


16

Ukraine

65,383

1.41%


17

Lithuania

59,564

1.29%


18

Switzerland

58,379

1.26%


19

Argentina

45,547

0.98%


20

Spain

41,922

0.91%


Source:  FAOstat.org (2010)


 


**Source: Rob Cook