Key Market Indicators
Papua New Guinea's pig production is projected to hit nearly 470,000 heads by 2026, up 1% from the 443,590 heads seen in 2021. This growth has been relatively consistent since 1966, registering a 1.1% year-on-year increase. Meanwhile, the country's pork consumption is seen dropping slightly to 86,190 tons in 2026, down 0.1% from 2021's 87,000 tons. Demand has stayed at a steady level since 2017, putting Papua New Guinea in 61st place on the global ranking. Venezuela came top of the list at 87,000 tons, followed by the United States, Russia and Vietnam at numbers 2, 3 and 4 respectively.