Key Market Indicators
German livestock production is set to drop by around 50,000 heads by 2026, according to recent estimates. This 0.5% decrease year-on-year compares to an average decrease of 1.2% since 1966. In 2021, Germany ranked 20th in the world, with 18,941,000 heads, while Kenya topped the list with 18,941,000 heads. Brazil, India and the United States followed in second, third and fourth place, respectively. German livestock imports are projected to grow by around $55 million by 2026, reaching $1,863,700,000. This 0.5% growth year-on-year contrasts with a yearly drop of 0.5% since 1996. In 2021, the United States took the lead with $1,808,800,000, while Germany, Italy and the Netherlands followed in second, third and fourth place, respectively.