Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Questions (546)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

546. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the weekly export weight of beef from January 2019 to date in 2019, in tabular form; the countries to which the beef is going to; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53401/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) provides a monthly breakdown of beef exports by weight. According to the CSO data, exports from Ireland for the period January to September 2019 were 393,312 tonnes, representing €1.7 billion in value.

The following table provides further detail on beef exports for the period, by destination.

 

Jan-Sep 2019

Country

€000

Tonnes

Great Britain

664,643

153,761

France

183,294

40,615

Netherlands

147,250

32,958

Italy

144,394

20,950

Germany

105,682

14,999

Northern Ireland

76,155

21,187

Sweden

61,387

14,752

Hong Kong

44,860

13,796

Spain

42,253

8,867

Belgium

40,866

4,504

Denmark

34,121

9,448

Philippines

30,273

14,971

China

23,378

5,138

United States

19,071

3,522

Switzerland

15,354

1,465

Czech Republic

14,674

2,850

Portugal

11,976

2,236

Poland

8,235

3,068

Ghana

5,514

5,420

Malta

5,505

886

Japan

5,348

1,184

Vietnam

3,910

1,408

Luxembourg

3,906

308

Austria

3,465

857

Canada

2,790

709

Senegal

2,485

3,394

South Africa

2,390

2,199

Ivory Coast

2,316

3,020

Slovakia

2,266

404

Finland

2,177

383

Trinidad & Tabago

1,670

481

Romania

1,323

280

Norway

847

102

Croatia

802

131

Bulgaria

730

120

Singapore

575

166

Greece

530

59

Hungary

526

168

Saudi Arabia

428

59

Georgia

418

179

Barbados

374

101

Slovenia

306

29

Tunisia

298

278

United Arab Emirates

291

16

Lebanon

281

284

Cyprus

262

27

South Korea

254

94

Guinea

243

228

Morocco

239

66

Liberia

220

275

French Southern Terr

211

84

Lithuania

205

56

Jamaica

203

50

Australia

180

47

Congo

172

196

Mozambique

170

251

Estonia

144

39

Libya

92

25

Sierra Leone

78

75

Pitcairn

72

25

Gibraltar

63

14

Gabon

25

25

Bahrain

18

4

Mauritius

17

25

Latvia

13

2

Tanzania United Rep

8

2

Grand Total

1,722,226

393,322