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Competitive Trade Analysis – Agri-food and seafood trends in Japan

Note: This report includes forecasting data that is based on baseline historical data.

Report content summary

A competitive trade analysis (CTA) is intended to examine major competitors and determine where a company or country compares within an industry or sector.

This CTA highlights agri-food and seafood trade in Japan and identifies the opportunities and potential growth areas for Canadian exporters.

Included are the top fifteen agri-food and seafood imports into Japan. Throughout the report, a series of supply gap analysis demonstrate the areas for potential growth in Canadian exports to Japan.

Japan market summary

Japan was the 4th largest importer of agri-food and seafood products in the world after the United States (U.S.), China, the European Union (E.U.). Japan recorded imports of Can$99.4 billion in 2019, and Canada's share was 5.7% or Can$5.7 billion.

Japan is a net importer of agri-food and seafood products. In 2019, the Japan agri-food and seafood trade deficit was Can$89.3 billion with imports valued at Can$99.4 billion, and Can$10.1 billion in exports. Japan's agri-food and seafood imports increased at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2015 to 2019.

Canada had an agri-food and seafood trade surplus of Can$4.5 billion with Japan (export to Japan at Can$4.7 billion, import from Japan at Can$179.3 million).

In 2019, Japan's top agri-food and seafood imports from the world were fresh, chilled or frozen pork; maize; fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat; prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood; and frozen fish.

In 2019, the top exports from Canada to Japan were: fresh, chilled or frozen pork; rape or colza seeds; wheat and meslin; soya beans; crustaceans, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or smoked.

Trade overview

Japan is a net importer of agri-food and seafood products. In 2019, the Japan agri-food and seafood trade deficit was Can$89.3 billion with imports valued at Can$99.4 billion, and Can$10.1 billion in exports. Japan's agri-food and seafood imports increased at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2015 to 2019. In 2019, Canada had an agri-food and seafood trade surplus of Can$4.5 billion with Japan (export to Japan at Can$4.7 billion, import from Japan at Can$179.3 million).

In 2019 Japan's top agri-food and seafood imports from the world were fresh, chilled or frozen pork; maize; fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat; prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood; and frozen fish. Key supplying countries were the United States (U.S.), China, Thailand, Australia and Canada. Canada ranked 5th among 191 supplying countries to Japan, and its market share increased from 5.6% in 2015 to 5.7% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of agri-food and seafood, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 85,286.7 88,526.4 92,520.9 96,701.6 99,363.9 3.9
United States 18,699.3 18,201.2 18,870.8 20,111.0 19,067.7 0.5
China 11,462.4 11,776.7 11,733.1 12,317.8 12,203.5 1.6
Thailand 5,442.3 5,648.1 5,773.5 6,025.8 6,163.6 3.2
Australia 4,944.1 5,114.0 5,367.6 5,791.4 5,693.9 3.6
Canada 4,778.0 4,878.8 5,144.4 5,305.1 5,658.5 4.3
Brazil 3,898.6 4,070.2 3,495.4 3,114.8 4,536.2 3.9
Italy 1,286.7 1,910.1 3,309.2 3,832.2 3,677.0 30.0
Japan 2,426.2 2,745.4 3,128.4 3,233.9 3,493.0 9.5
Chile 2,101.4 2,146.9 2,545.8 2,542.3 2,779.9 7.3
France 2,195.6 2,325.7 2,,395.7 2525.3 2,726.2 5.6

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

In 2019, the top five agri-food and seafood suppliers to Japan accounted for Can$23.7 billion or 23.9% of the total imports. Canada has been a steady supplier of agri-food and seafood to Japan over the past five years at a CAGR of 5.7%.

Japan's top ten suppliers of agri-food and seafood, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
United States 21.9 20.6 20.4 20.8 19.2 −2.7
China 13.4 13.3 12.7 12.7 12.3 −1.2
Thailand 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.2 6.2 −0.2
Australia 5.8 5.8 5.8 6.0 5.7 −0.1
Canada 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.7 0.1
Brazil 4.6 4.6 3.8 3.2 4.6 0.0
Italy 1.5 2.2 3.6 4.0 3.7 2.2
South Korea 2.8 3.1 3.4 3.3 3.5 0.7
Chile 2.5 2.4 2.8 2.6 2.8 0.3
France 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 0.2

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

In 2019, Canada's import supply gap to Japan was Can$93.7 billion, which grew by a CAGR of 3.9% between 2015 and 2019.

Canada's agri-food and seafood supply gap, in Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 85,286.7 88,526.4 92,520.9 96,701.6 99,363.9 3.9
Imports from Canada 4,778.0 4,878.8 5,144.4 5,305.1 5,658.5 4.3
Supply gap 80,508.7 83,647.6 87,376.5 91,396.5 93,705.4 3.9

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top 15 agri-food and seafood imports from the world, Can$ million
HS code Commodity 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World total 85,286.7 88,526.4 92,520.9 96,701.6 99,363.9 99,363.9
0203 Fresh, chilled or frozen pork 4,490.5 5,526.5 5,684.1 5,715.1 6,147.2 8.2
1005 Maize or corn 4,132.3 4,060.9 3,996.3 4,360.2 4,676.0 3.1
0304 Fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat 3,613.6 3,753.8 4,129.3 4,347.1 4,642.2 6.5
1602 Prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood (excluding sausages and similar products, and meat extracts and juices) 3,361.1 3,475.9 3,893.0 4,171.3 4,200.7 5.7
0303 Frozen fish (excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 0304) 3,778.3 3,990.4 4,486.0 4,420.0 4,058.2 1.8
2402 Cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes 3939.0 4,307.7 3,421.9 3,186.3 3,148.3 −5.5
0306 Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine, even smoked, 2,874.3 3,253.8 3,244.7 3,031.6 3,052.7 1.5
0201 Fresh or chilled beef 1,928.3 2,193.9 2,500.7 2,731.1 2,819.6 10.0
2204 Wine of fresh grapes, incl. fortified wines; grape must, partly fermented and of an actual alcoholic strength of > 0,5% vol 1,908.6 1,991.8 2,091.5 2,188.0 2,402.6 5.9
1604 Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs 1,834.0 1,911.8 2,003.0 2,202.2 2,360.7 6.5
1201 Soya beans, whether or not broken 2,164.7 2,014.9 2,012.0 1,995.3 2,034.6 −1.5
1001 Wheat and meslin 2,106.6 1,805.1 1,987.9 2,124.6 1,953.0 −1.9
1605 Crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) 1,707.9 1,794.0 1,872.4 1,904.9 1,912.8 2.9
0202 Frozen beef 1,625.6 1,318.4 1,547.1 1,779.3 1,860.4 3.4%
0406 Cheese and curd 1,341.8 1,294.5 1,507.3 1,676.3 1,756.8 7.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Top 15 agri-food and seafood imports

1. Fresh, chilled or frozen pork (HS0203)

Canada was Japan's 2nd largest fresh, chilled or frozen pork (after the U.S) with imports valued at Can$1.5 billion in 2019. Imports from the world increased at a CAGR of 8.2% between 2015 and 2019. All top ten suppliers grew, ranging from a CAGR of 1.7% to 35.0%. Canada grew at 11.8%, with a market share of 21.1% 2015 up to 24.1% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of fresh, chilled or frozen pork, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 4,490.5 5,526.5 5,684.1 5,715.1 6,147.2 8.2
United States 1,487.5 1,694.5 1,628.8 1,618.6 1,590.7 1.7
Canada 948.6 1147.4 1317.6 1370.3 1483.7 11.8
Spain 416.9 569.6 657.0 692.8 789.0 17.3
Denmark 611.3 757.3 697.3 661.9 713.8 4.0
Mexico 400.8 483.8 531.0 552.2 652.7 13.0
Netherlands 107.0 153.0 154.6 181.0 215.7 19.2
Chile 126.7 176.1 155.2 159.5 177.1 8.7
Germany 50.4 97.2 125.3 132.7 167.3 35.0
France 60.0 83.2 91.0 87.4 102.9 14.4
Italy 62.9 84.6 81.2 85.7 81.4 6.7

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of fresh, chilled or frozen pork, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
United States 33.1 30.7 28.7 28.3 25.9 −7.3
Canada 21.1 20.8 23.2 24.0 24.1 3.0
Spain 9.3 10.3 11.6 12.1 12.8 3.6
Denmark 13.6 13.7 12.3 11.6 11.6 −2.0
Mexico 8.9 8.8 9.3 9.7 10.6 1.7
Netherlands 2.4 2.8 2.7 3.2 3.5 1.1
Chile 2.8 3.2 2.7 2.8 2.9 0.1
Germany 1.1 1.8 2.2 2.3 2.7 1.6
France 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.7 0.3
Italy 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.3 −0.1

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's fresh, chilled or frozen pork supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 4,490.5 5,526.5 5,684.1 5,715.1 6,147.2 8.2
Imports from Canada 948.6 1147.4 1317.6 1370.3 1483.7 11.8
Supply gap 3,541.9 4,379.1 4,366.5 4,344.8 4,663.5 7.1

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

2. Maize (HS 1005)

In 2019, Canada was ranked 28th largest supplier of maize to Japan with imports valued at Can$0.67 million in 2018 but zero in 2019. Top three suppliers were the U.S, Brazil and Argentina in 2019.

Japan's suppliers of maize, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 4,132.3 4,060.9 3,996.3 4,360.2 4,676.0 3.1
United States 3,325.7 3,019.9 3,189.9 4,027.2 3,236.8 −0.7
Brazil 637.3 976.9 550.5 196.0 1,319.0 19.9
Argentina 38.4 7.1 9.8 13.0 65.7 14.4
Russia 0.0 24.4 45.1 7.7 26.3 2.4
France 7.1 9.3 7.4 9.3 8.0 3.0
New Zealand 3.4 2.5 2.9 1.9 6.6 17.8
Peru 2.8 3.4 3.0 3.6 4.7 14.4
India 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.9 3.7 14.7
South Africa 5.5 0.1 129.4 93.5 1.4 −29.4
Chile 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.5 1.1 5.6
Canada (28th) 0.00 0.04 0.01 0.67 0.00 N/C

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

N/C: Not calculable

Japan's suppliers of maize, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
United States 80.5 74.4 79.8 92.4 69.2 −11.3
Brazil 15.4 24.1 13.8 4.5 28.2 12.8
Argentina 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.3 1.4 0.5
Russia 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.2 0.6 0.6
France 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0
New Zealand 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Peru 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
India 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
South Africa 0.1 0.0 3.2 2.1 0.0 −0.1
Chile 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.00
Canada (28th) 0.00 0.00 0.00% 0.02 0.00 0.00

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

NC: Not calculable

Canada's maize supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 4,132.3 4,060.9 3,996.3 4,360.2 4,676.0 3.1
Imports from Canada 0.00 0.04 0.01 0.67 0.00 N/C
Supply gap 4132.3 4060.86 3996.29 4359.53 4676 3.6

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

N/C: Not calculable

3. Fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat (HS0304)

Canada was Japan's 33rd largest supplier of fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat with imports valued at Can$8.7 million in 2019. Imports from Canada decreased by a CAGR of 4.0% between 2015 and 2019 with a market share of 0.3% in 2015 down to 0.2% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 3,613.6 3,753.8 4,129.3 4,347.1 4,642.2 6.5
Norway 580.0 697.9 707.0 738.0 803.4 8.5
United States 634.7 637.2 669.0 729.6 763.7 4.7
Chile 527.1 514.5 719.3 639.9 697.0 7.2
China 238.2 283.0 324.1 317.6 327.2 8.3
Malta 150.4 152.4 167.6 189.1 249.4 13.5
South Korea 209.9 238.8 241.9 245.7 228.1 2.1
Viet-Nam 108.5 111.9 119.9 135.2 138.2 6.2
New Zealand 86.5 101.6 102.9 100.0 119.5 8.4
India 98.3 88.6 89.8 107.7 115.2 4.1
Russia 70.8 69.0 88.9 122.3 114.8 12.8
Canada (33rd) 10.2 8.8 9.0 8.1 8.7 −4.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
Norway 18.6 17.1 17.0 17.3 17.3 −1.3
United States 17.0 16.2 16.8 16.5 16.5 −0.5
Chile 13.7 17.4 14.7 15.0 15.0 1.3
China 7.5 7.9 7.3 7.1 7.1 −0.5
Malta 4.1 4.1 4.4 5.4 5.4 1.3
South Korea 6.4 5.9 5.7 4.9 4.9 −1.5
Viet-Nam 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.0 3.0 0.0
New Zealand 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.6 −0.1
India 2.4 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.5 0.1
Russia 1.8 2.2 2.8 2.5 2.5 0.6
Canada (33rd) 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2% 0.2 −0.1

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's fresh, chilled or frozen fish fillets and other fish meat gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 3,613.6 3,753.8 4,129.3 4,347.1 4,642.2 6.5
Imports from Canada 10.2 8.8 9.0 8.1 8.7 −4.0
Supply gap 3,603.4 3,745.0 4,120.3 4,339.0 4,633.5 6.5

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

4. Prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood (HS1602)

Canada was Japan's 5th largest supplier of prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood with imports valued at Can$50.9 million. Imports decreased by a CAGR of 5.1% between 2015 and 2019 with a market share of 1.9% in 2015 down to 1.2% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 3,361.1 3,475.9 3,893.0 4,171.3 4,200.7 5.7
Thailand 1,519.3 1,696.9 1,895.3 2,013.2 2,150.7 9.1
China 1,157.9 1,111.2 1,259.4 1,343.0 1,303.4 3.0
United States 474.7 445.2 501.5 514.7 420.3 −3.0
Germany 10.0 24.8 26.4 42.6 51.6 50.8
Canada 62.8 53.2 47.8 53.6 50.9 −5.1
Mexico 22.5 20.7 26.4 31.0 40.9 16.1
Denmark 17.6 24.9 18.8 20.7 29.7 13.9
Australia 35.6 34.3 35.0 32.7 27.7 −6.1
Netherlands 24.0 25.0 28.2 32.5 25.3 1.4
Ireland 0.1 0.2 6.3 23.1 19.9 331.5

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
Thailand 45.2 48.8 48.7 48.3 51.2 6.0
China 34.5 32.0 32.4 32.2 31.0 −3.4
United States 14.1 12.8 12.9 12.3 10.0 −4.1
Germany 0.3 0.7 0.7 1.0 1.2 0.9
Canada 1.9 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.2 −0.7
Mexico 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.3
Denmark 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.2
Australia 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7 −0.4
Netherlands 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6 −0.1
Ireland 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.5

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's prepared or preserved meat, offal or blood supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 3,361.1 3,475.9 3,893.0 4,171.3 4,200.7 5.7
Imports from Canada 62.8 53.2 47.8 53.6 50.9 −5.1
Supply gap 3,298.3 3,422.7 3,845.2 4,117.7 4,149.8 5.9

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

5. Frozen fish (HS 0303)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 9th largest supplier of frozen fish with imports valued at Can$99 million. Japan's frozen fish imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 6.0% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 2.1% 2015 up to 6.0% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of frozen fish, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 3,778.3 3,990.4 4,486.0 4,420.0 4,058.2 1.8
Chile 657.1 675.2 802.4 858.9 1,003.0 11.2
United States 714.6 689.0 943.0 828.0 607.6 −3.9
Russian Federation 540.3 600.9 695.3 804.1 592.7 2.3
Taiwan 445.7 516.7 582.2 490.9 452.1 0.4
Norway 263.0 283.9 252.8 271.9 264.8 0.2
China 239.5 271.7 259.8 217.9 207.5 −3.5
Australia 119.8 139.5 102.8 129.2 140.7 4.1
South Korea 110.9 122.9 106.9 106.3 103.0 −1.8
Canada 78.3 93.1 92.1 92.7 99.0 6.0
Seychelles 54.8 65.6 73.0 77.1 91.8 13.8

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of frozen fish, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
Chile 17.4 16.9 17.9 19.4 11.2 −6.2
United States 18.9 17.3 21.0 18.7 −4.0 −22.9
Russian Federation 14.3 15.1 15.5 18.2 2.3 −12.0
Taiwan 11.8 13.0 13.0 11.1 0.4 −11.4
Norway 7.0 7.1 5.6 6.2 0.2 −6.8
China 6.3 6.8 5.8 4.9 −3.5 −9.9
Australia 3.2 3.5 2.3 2.9 4.1 0.9
South Korea 2.9 3.1 2.4 2.4 −1.8 −4.8
Canada 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.1 6.0 4.0
Seychelles 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 13.8 12.3

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's frozen fish gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 3,778.3 3,990.4 4,486.0 4,420.0 4,058.2 1.8
Imports from Canada 78.3 93.1 92.1 92.7 99.0 6.0
Supply gap 3,700.0 3,897.3 4,393.9 4,327.3 3,959.2 1.7

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

6. Cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes (HS 2402)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 36th largest supplier of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes with imports valued at Can$0.02 million. Japan's cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 14.7% from 2015 to 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 3,939.0 4,307.7 3,421.9 3,186.3 3,148.3 −5.4
South Korea 369.6 515.8 722.1 772.3 868.6 23.8
Switzerland 807.6 704.6 526.1 577.0 575.0 −8.1
Ukraine 372.3 476.5 522.5 609.5 564.6 11.0
Lithuania 388.5 638.7 640.4 597.1 486.8 5.8
Serbia 221.9 299.6 318.4 431.9 421.3 17.4
Singapore 85.8 73.5 7.1 9.5 64.4 −6.9
Indonesia 2.7 5.3 14.9 33.6 64.4 121.1
Taiwan 9.4 18.6 18.2 13.4 31.3 35.1
China 22.2 16.6 16.8 20.8 23.8 1.8
Mexico 1.6 0.0 12.0 11.7 11.6 65.1
Canada (36th) 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.004 0.02 14.7%

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
South Korea 9.4 12.0 21.1 24.2 27.6 18.2
Switzerland 20.5 16.4 15.4 18.1 18.3 −2.2
Ukraine 9.5 11.1 15.3 19.1 17.9 8.5
Lithuania 9.9 14.8 18.7 18.7 15.5 5.6
Serbia 5.6 7.0 9.3 13.6 13.4 7.8
Singapore 2.2 1.7 0.2 0.3 2.1 −0.1
Indonesia 0.1 0.1 0.4 1.1 2.1 2.0
Taiwan 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4 1.0 0.8
China 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.2
Mexico 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3
Canada (36th) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's cigars supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 3,939.0 4307.7 3421.9 3186.3 3148.3 −5.4
Imports from Canada 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.004 0.02 14.70
Supply gap 3,938.99 4,307.69 3,421.89 3,186.296 3,148.28 −5.4

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

7. Crustaceans, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried (HS 0306)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 5th largest supplier of crustaceans with imports valued at Can$316.6 million. Japan's crustaceans imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 1.8% from 2015 to 2019 with a market share of 10.3% 2015 up to 10.4% in 2019. Russia was the largest supplier and had the highest growth at a CAGR of 10.7% over the past five years among the top ten suppliers.

Japan's top ten suppliers of crustaceans, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 2,874.3 3,253.8 3,244.7 3,031.6 3,052.7 1.5
Russia 370.5 530.9 488.5 550.7 555.8 10.7
Viet-Nam 463.8 464.9 562.0 478.2 461.4 −0.1
India 376.2 430.3 439.1 412.9 431.0 3.5
Indonesia 382.4 383.7 367.3 367.1 350.3 −2.2
Canada 295.3 297.3 322.0 270.9 316.6 1.8
Argentina 162.6 192.5 236.1 194.5 206.0 6.1
Thailand 137.4 159.6 166.4 170.6 143.2 1.0
China 115.8 144.3 121.7 112.9 96.2 −4.5
United States 159.4 128.6 72.5 86.6 84.4 −14.7
Myanmar 64.1 64.4 64.9 53.1 62.2 −0.8

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of crustaceans, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
Russia 12.9 16.3 15.1 18.2 18.2 5.3
Viet-Nam 16.1 14.3 17.3 15.8 15.1 −1.0
India 13.1 13.2 13.5 13.6 14.1 1.0
Indonesia 13.3 11.8 11.3 12.1 11.5 −1.
Canada 10.3 9.1 9.9 8.9 10.4 0.1
Argentina 5.7 5.9 7.3 6.4 6.8 1.1
Thailand 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.6 4.7 −0.1
China 4.0 4.4 3. 3.7 3.2 −0.9
United States 5.6 4.0 2.2 2.9 2.8 −2.8
Myanmar 2.2 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.0 −0.2

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's crustaceans supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 2,874.3 3,253.8 3,244.7 3,031.6 3,052.7 1.5
Imports from Canada 295.3 297.3 322.0 270.9 316.6 1.8
Supply gap 2,579.0 2,956.5 2,922.7 2,760.7 2,736.1 1.5

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

8. Fresh or chilled beef (HS0201)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 3rd largest supplier of fresh or chilled beef with imports valued at Can$93.1 million. Japan's fresh or chilled beef imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 56.1% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 0.8% 2015 up to 3.3% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of fresh or chilled beef, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 1,928.3 2,193.9 2,500.7 2,731.1 2,819.6 10.0
United States 654.7 928.5 1,249.9 1,336.3 1,304.1 18.8
Australia 1,177.5 1,158.1 1,136.8 1,240.7 1,282.5 2.2
Canada 15.7 20.9 25.1 42.8 93.1 56.1
New Zealand 51.6 59.9 63.7 75.4 84.4 13.1
Mexico 27.4 23.7 22.6 33.6 38.8 9.1
Uruguay 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.5 N/C
Italy 0.0 0.1 0.4 1.0 0.8 112.5
France 1.4 2.0 1.9 1.3 0.8 −13.9
Ireland 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1,103.0
Netherlands 0.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 112.4

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

NC: Not calculable

Japan's top ten suppliers of fresh or chilled beef, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
United States 34.0 42.3 50.0 48.9 46.3 12.3
Australia 61.1 52.8 45.5 45.4 45.5 −15.6
Canada 0.8 1.0 1.0 1.6 3.3 2.5
New Zealand 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.8 3.0 0.3
Mexico 1.4 1.1 0.9 1.2 1.4 0.0
Uruguay 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5
Italy 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
France 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Ireland 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Netherlands 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's fresh or chilled beef supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 1,928.3 2,193.9 2,500.7 2,731.1 2,819.6 10.0
Imports from Canada 15.7 20.9 25.1 42.8 93.1 56.1
Supply gap 1,912.6 2,173 2,475.6 2,688.3 2,726.5 9.3

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

9. Wine of fresh grapes (HS2204)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 17th largest supplier of wine of fresh grapes with imports valued at Can$1.3 million. Japan's wine of fresh grapes imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 3.9% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 0.06% in 2015 down to 0.05% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of wine of fresh grapes, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 1,908.6 1,991.8 2,091.5 2,188.0 2,402.6 5.9
France 975.0 1,044.0 1,110.0 1,206.4 1,348.5 8.5
Italy 238.7 241.4 250.7 253.4 284.7 4.5
Chile 263.7 260.6 278.2 261.8 259.4 −0.4
United States 144.0 155.5 159.4 167.8 183.9 6.3
Spain 124.1 128.4 128.0 128.4 155.1 5.7
Australia 52.2 54.0 58.0 64.3 62.3 4.5
Germany 21.0 19.1 20.5 21.1 24.8 4.3
Argentina 30.7 27.3 22.7 18.8 19.5 −10.7
South Africa 18.2 16.8 17.9 18.2 16.4 −2.6
New Zealand 14.5 17.0 16.0 15.6 15.9 2.3
Canada 17th) 1.1 0.9 1.8 1.6 1.3 3.9

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of wine of fresh grapes, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
France 51.1 52.4 53.1 55.1 56.1 5.0
Italy 12.5 12.1 12.0 11.6 11.9 −0.7
Chile 13.8 13.1 13.3 12.0 10.8 −3.0
United States 7.5 7.8 7.6 7.7 7.7 0.1
Spain 6.5 6.5 6.1 5.9 6.5 0.0
Australia 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.6 −0.2
Germany 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 −0.1
Argentina 1.6 1.4 1.1 0.9 0.8 −0.8
South Africa 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7 −0.3
New Zealand 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 −0.1
Canada 17th) 0.06 0.04 0.09 0.07% 0.05 −0.01

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's wine of fresh grapes supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 1,908.6 1,991.8 2,091.5 2,188.0 2,402.6 5.9
Imports from Canada 1.1 0.9 1.8 1.6 1.3 3.9
Supply gap 1,908.6 1,991.8 2,091.5 2,188 2,402.6 5.9

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

10. Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs (HS1604)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 18th largest supplier of prepared or preserved fish, caviar with imports valued at Can$2.3 million. Japan's prepared or preserved fish, caviar imports from Canada decreased by a CAGR of 14,7% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 0.2% 2015 down to 0.1% in 2019.

Japan's suppliers of prepared or preserved fish, caviar, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 1,834.0 1,911.8 2,003.0 2,202.2 2,360.7 6.5
China 1,082.4 1,066.7 1,077.1 1,177.8 1,207.6 2.8
Thailand 366.1 401.3 421.1 480.5 549.0 10.7
Viet-Nam 102.6 133.9 160.2 182.0 250.0 24.9
Indonesia 93.9 103.2 129.2 137.5 135.7 9.6
Philippines 64.0 90.8 83.8 89.7 107.7 13.9
Korea 23.9 24.0 26.8 36.4 29.2 5.1
United States 39.5 40.3 49.5 35.9 17.2 −18.8
Italy 9.5 8.2 9.0 8.9 9.5 −0.1
India 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 7.4 13.3
Taiwan 19.1 6.3 6.3 11.3 6.5 −23.7
Canada (18th) 4.4 6.5 5.5 2.7 2.3 −14.7

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's suppliers of prepared or preserved fish, caviar, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
China 59.0 55.8 53.8 53.5 51.2 −7.9
Thailand 20.0 21.0 21.0 21.8 23.3 3.3
Viet-Nam 5.6 7.0 8.0 8.3 10.6 5.0
Indonesia 5.1 5.4 6.5 6.2 5.8 0.6
Philippines 3.5 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.6 1.1
Korea 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.7 1.2 −0.1
United States 2.2 2.1 2.5 1.6 0.7 −1.4
Italy 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 −0.1
India 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1
Taiwan 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.3 −0.8
Canada (18th) 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 −0.1

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's prepared or preserved fish, caviar supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 1,834.0 1,911.8 2,003.0 2,202.2 2,360.7 6.5
Imports from Canada 4.4 6.5 5.5 2.7 2.3 −14.7
Supply gap 1,829.6 1,905.3 1,997.5 2,199.5 2,358.4 −15.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

11. Soya beans, whether or not broken (HS 1201)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 3rd largest supplier of soya beans with imports valued at Can$279.6 million. Japan's soya beans imports from Canada decreased by a CAGR of 5.1% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 15.9% 2015 down to 13.7% in 2019.

Japan's top suppliers (eight) of soya beans, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 2,164.7 2,014.9 2,012.0 1,995.3 2,034.6 −1.5
United States 1,491.5 1,383.7 1,443.2 1,381.5 1,437.1 −0.9
Brazil 285.8 300.8 276.7 315.8 287.1 0.1
Canada 344.9 295.5 260.3 268.7 279.6 −5.1
China 40.6 34.8 31.6 28.3 28.9 −8.2
Russia 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 117.7
India 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4 438.4
Paraguay 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 −10.5
Lao 0.12 0.00 0.05 0.05 0.08 −7.6

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top suppliers (eight) of soya beans, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
United States 68.9 68.7 71.7 69.2 70.6 1.7
Brazil 13.2 14.9 13.8 15.8 14.1 0.9
Canada 15.9 14.7 12.9 13.5 13.7 −2.2
China 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.4 −0.5
Russia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0. 0.1 0.1
India 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0. 0.0
Paraguay 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.0
Lao 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 −0.01

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada'ssoya beanssupply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 2,164.7 2,014.9 2,012.0 1,995.3 2,034.6 −1.5
Imports from Canada 40.6 34.8 31.6 28.3 28.9 −8.2
Supply gap 2,124.1 1,980.1 1,980.4 1,967.- 2,005.7 −1.4

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

12. Wheat and meslin (HS 1001)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 2nd largest supplier of wheat and meslin with imports valued at Can$679.8 million. Japan's wheat and meslin imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 2.0% from 2015 to 2019 with a market share of 29.9% in 2015 up to 34.8% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of wheat and meslin, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 2,106.6 1,805.1 1,987.9 2,124.6 1,953.0 −1.9
United States 1,070.9 821.4 1,001.7 1,027.5 896.7 −4.3
Canada 628.8 605.6 611.8 705.4 679.8 2.0
Australia 338.5 298.8 347.0 353.2 346.1 0.6
Russia 2.2 9.3 7.3 12.3 14.8 60.5
Romania 2.5 15.0 4.1 0.0 10.8 44.6
France 4.9 5.2 5.2 5.0 4.0 −4.6
Bulgaria 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2,094.8
Germany 5.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 −57.9

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of wheat and meslin, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
United States 50.8 45.5 50.4 48.4 45.9 −4.9
Canada 29.9 33.6 30.8 33.2 34.8 4.9
Australia 16.1 16.6 17.5 16.6 17.7 1.7
Russian Federation 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.7
Romania 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.4
France 0.22 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 −0.02
Bulgaria 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02% 0.02
Germany 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 −0.24

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's wheat and meslin supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 2,106.6 1,805.1 1,987.9 2,124.6 1,953.0 −1.9
Imports from Canada 628.8 605.6 611.8 705.4 679.8 2.0
Supply gap 1,477.8 1,199.5 1,376.1 1,419.2 1,273.2 −3.7

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

13. Crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS 1605)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 8th largest supplier of prepared crustaceans with imports valued at Can$13.8 million. Japan's prepared crustaceans imports from Canada decreased by a CAGR of 7.5% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 1.1% in 2015 down to 0.7% in 2019..

Japan's top ten suppliers of prepared crustaceans, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 1,707.9 1,794.0 1,872.4 1,904.9 1,912.8 2.9
China 662.0 721.5 766.0 766.3 746.6 3.1
Viet-Nam 327.6 340.8 377.7 398.9 419.9 6.4
Thailand 378.2 400.5 396.3 410.2 403.5 1.6
Indonesia 128.3 131.1 142.4 149.0 155.6 4.9
South Korea 66.1 68.3 71.0 53.7 44.4 −9.5
Peru 13.6 21.4 16.6 20.2 26.2 17.9
India 18.4 16.6 17.3 17.9 17.2 −1.6
Canada 18.8 16.6 15.6 11.5 13.8 −7.5
Chile 24.1 15.8 13.1 12.3 13.3 −13.8
Bulgaria 9.2 8.8 8.0 8.9 11.8 6.6

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's top ten suppliers of prepared crustaceans, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
China 38.8 40.2 40.9 40.2 39.0 0.3
Viet-Nam 19.2 19.0 20.2 20.9 22.0 2.8
Thailand 22.1 22.3 21.2 21.5 21.1 −1.0
Indonesia 7.5 7.3 7.6 7.8 8.1 0.6
South Korea 3.9 3.8 3.8 2.8 2.3 −1.6
Peru 0.8 1.2 0.9 1.1 1.4 0.
India 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 −0.2
Canada

1.1

0.9 0.8 0.6 0.7 −0.4
Chile 1.4 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 −0.7
Bulgaria 0.5 0.5 0. 0.5 0.6 0.1

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's prepared crustaceans supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 1,707.9 1,794.0 1,872.4 1,904.9 1,912.8 2.9
Imports from Canada 18.8 16.6 15.6 11.5 13.8 −7.5
Supply gap 1,689.1 1,777.4 1,856.8 1,893.4 1,899.0 3.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

14. Frozen beef (HS020 2)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 3rd largest supplier of frozen beef with imports valued at Can$163.9 million. Japan's frozen beef imports from Canada increased by a CAGR of 39.6% from 2015 to 2019.with a market share of 2.7% in 2015 up to 8.8% in 2019.

Japan's top ten suppliers of frozen beef, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 1,625.6 1,318.4 1,547.1 1,779.3 1,860.4 3.4
Australia 840.0 751.4 877.5 980.8 945.4 3.0
United States 592.7 410.3 491.4 606.7 590.8 −0.1
Canada 43.2 47.3 67.6 77.1 163.9 39.6
New Zealand 84.8 77.9 66.6 57.5 78.5 −1.9
Mexico 56.8 24.3 33.2 52.2 58.2 0.6
Poland 2.8 0.8 3.3 2.3 11.2 42.0
United Kingdom 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.4 N/C
Ireland 0.9 0.8 1.0 0.4 2.3 25.5
Uruguay 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 N/C
Vanuatu 1.8 1.3 1.1 0.4 0.5 −28.2

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

N/C: Non calculable

Japan's top ten suppliers of frozen beef, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
Australia 51.7 57.0 56.7 55.1 50.8 −0.9
United States 36.5 31.1 31.8 34.1 31.8 −4.7
Canada 2.7 3.6 4.4 4.3 8.8 6.2
New Zealand 5.2 5.9 4.3 3.2 4.2 −1.0
Mexico 3.5 1.9 2.2 2.9 3.1 −0.4
Poland 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.4
United Kingdom 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
Ireland 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Uruguay 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Vanuatu 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 −0.1

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's animal frozen beef supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 1,625.6 1,318.4 1,547.1 1,779.3 1,860.4 3.4
Imports from Canada 43.2 47.3 67.6 77.1 163.9 39.6
Supply gap 1,582.4 1,271.1 1,479.5 1,702.2 1,696.5 1.8

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

15. Cheese and curd (HS0406)

In 2019, Canada was Japan's 17th largest supplier of cheese and curd with imports valued at Can$1.0 million. Japan's chees and curd imports from Canada decreased by a CAGR of 6.6% from 2015 to 2019.with a same market share of 0.1% in 2015 and in 2019.

Japan's suppliers of cheese and curd, Can$ million
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
World 1,341.8 1,294.5 1,507.3 1,676.3 1,756.8 7.0
Australia 425.5 381.3 412.0 460.2 454.9 1.7
New Zealand 283.1 285.3 317.8 340.1 372.0 7.1
United States 224.4 167.4 188.1 202.2 218.6 −0.6
Netherlands 74.6 86.3 126.4 142.8 152.5 19.6
Italy 92.3 99.0 112.5 118.0 129.9 8.9
Denmark 61.4 76.9 103.7 115.0 110.1 15.7
France 76.7 84.3 92.2 108.6 106.4 8.6
Germany 50.8 54.6 77.0 84.2 89.1 15.0
Ireland 14.4 17.1 32.3 48.4 58.4 41.8
Argentina 15.8 14.0 13.3 21.8 22.9 9.7
Canada (17th) 1.3 0.7 3.0 1.4 1.0 −6.6

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

Japan's suppliers of cheese and curd, % share
Country 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Percent point* change 2015-2019
Australia 31.7 29.5 27.3 27.5 25.9 −5.8
New Zealand 21.1 22.0 21.1 20.3 21.2 0.1
United States 16.7 12.9 12.5 12.1 12.5 −4.3
Netherlands 5.6 6.7 8.4 8.5 8.7 3.1
Italy 6.9 7.7 7.5 7.0 7.4 0.5
Denmark 4.6 5.9 6.9 6.9 6.3 1.7
France 5.7 6.5 6.1 6.5 6.1 0.4
Germany 3.8 4.2 5.1 5.0 5.1 1.3
Ireland 1.1 1.3 2.1 2.9 3.3 2.2
Argentina 1.2 1.1 0.9 1.3 1.3 0.1
Canada (17th) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*Percent point change: difference between 2019 and 2015 value

Canada's cheese and curd supply gap to Japan, Can$ million
Category 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 CAGR* % 2015-2019
Imports from the World 1,341.8 1,294.5 1,507.3 1,676.3 1,756.8 7.0
Imports from Canada 1.3 0.7 3.0 1.4 1.0 −6.6
Supply gap 1,340.5 1,293.8 1,504.3 1,674.9 1,755.8 7.0

Source: Global Trade Tracker, 2020

*CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate

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