Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Ceisteanna (909)

Martin Browne

Ceist:

909. Deputy Martin Browne asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the exports of beef to the USA in volume and value in 2019 and 2020, in tabular form. [4207/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The Central Statistics Office provides statistics on beef exports by value and volume. According to its data, exports of beef from Ireland to the US for the period January to December 2019 were 4,777 tonnes, or €25.4 million in value. Comparative figures for 2018 showed beef exports at 2,135 tonnes, or €9.5 million in value.

As regards 2020, the latest data available covers the period January to November. This shows beef exports of 7,679 tonnes, or €35 million in value, which represents a significant increase on the 4,340 tonnes, or €23 million in value, over the same period in 2019.

Beef Exports Table

Jan-Nov 2019

Jan-Nov 2020

€ millions

Tonnes

€ millions

Tonnes

23

4,340

35.1

7,679

Jan-Dec 2018

Jan-Dec 2019

€ millions

Tonnes

€ millions

Tonnes

9.5

2,135

25.4

4,777