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Poultry: Imports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 59371, tabled on 15 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the value was of imported chicken to the UK in 2019; and what the top five countries were for imported chicken to this country in that year.

Answered on

18 June 2020

According to the latest HMRC Overseas Trade Statistics, UK imports of chicken in 2019 were worth £1.1 billion.

The top five countries importing chicken into the UK in 2019 were as follows:

  1. Netherlands £470 million
  2. Poland £250 million
  3. Germany £80 million
  4. Irish Republic £80 million
  5. Belgium £50 million
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