USA remains the most important destination for EU agri-food exports with the highest increases in monthly export values (January 2017 compared to January 2016) being recorded for that country (€+206 million) followed by China(€+120 million).
The highest increases in monthly export values were achieved for wine (€+127 million), pork (€+112 million) and spirits and liqueurs (€+83 million).
EU agri-food exports to Russia increased in value by 3.6%. Thus, Russia remains on rank number 5 of EU export destinations for agri-food products, behind the USA, China, Switzerland and Japan.
Analysing the EU export performance per product category over the last twelve months, export values reflect in particular the recovery in pig meat exports (EUR +1.3 billion; +34% compared to export values in the 12-months period one year ago), meat offal, other meat and fat (EUR +0.6 billion; +24%), wine (EUR +421 million; +4%), olive oil (EUR +414 million; +18%), and infant food (EUR +400 million; +6%).
Monday March 27, 2017/ DG Agriculture/ European Union.