Cheese Market Overview in France
In value terms, cheese production stood at $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. from 2009 to , production growth remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the cheese market in France expanded rapidly to $ in , with an increase of % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. from 2009 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.