Imports of Meat in Japan


Japan is the second importer of Meat in the world. According to HS code 02, this market buys around US$ 9 billion per year, all that comes from Meat and Edible Meat Offal.

This market decreased their imports value in a -7.85% in the last 5 years (2012 – 2016).

The main suppliers of this market are USA (31.2%), Australia (18.9%), Canada (11.4%), Brazil (8.6%) and Denmark (6.3%).

One of the main importers of meat in Japan is 



Website Excerpt:

"Lacto Japan sources meat with reliable levels of quality from producing areas around the world, which we supply at stable prices to food manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in Japan. Our operations are mainly focused on the sourcing and sale of US pork. We source premium ham products from key producing regions in Italy and Spain, which we sell to wholesalers that supply major supermarket chains in Japan. Our list of products also includes prepared bacon and Peking duck.”



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