Key Market Indicators
North Korea's pig production is expected to reach around 604,000 heads by 2026, down slightly from 617,000 in 2021. This marks a 0.4% year-on-year decrease. Since 1966, the supply of pigs in North Korea has dropped by 0.9% annually. North Korea's pork consumption is expected to reach around 109,000 metric tons in 2026, a 0.2% drop from 110,000 metric tons in 2021. Since 2017, demand for pork in North Korea has been relatively stable. In 2021, the country ranked 59th, behind Bolivia's 110,000 metric tons. The United States, Russia, and Vietnam respectively ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the same year.