The rise predominantly happened in pork cuts, about 11%; however, carcass exports remained virtually unchanged.
Exports to both Europe and Russia were responsible for the increase from Denmark.
Exports to Denmark’s south neighbour rose by 20%, mainly driven by more pork cuts and processed products, possibly to help offset a slowdown in the rate of increase of indigenous production in this year. â€¢ UK
Despite a drop in bacon exports, total exports rose 5%. â€¢ Poland
A 36% increase was to be seen from January to June, mostly in the form of pork cuts. â€¢ Russia
A rapid growth happened – from 14,000 metric tonnes in 2005 to 57,000 metric tonnes this year. â€¢ Japan
To this Far East country, about 30% less pork was exported, possibly driven by a recent decline in consumption and increased confidence in beef and poultry.
Total pork exports to non-EU countries remained more or less the same.