The status of different countries exporting French fries to Japan

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French fries are favored by people from different countries, which also promote the demand of frozen french fries processing plant. What is the status of of different countries exporting French fries to Japan?

Demand of Japanese frozen chips declines further

Demand for the Japanese frozen chips import market has further shrunk, the manufacturers who engage in French fries processing machine is suffering terrible time. There are signs that as a mature market, the Japanese frozen chips import market demand will be difficult to grow in the future. In May, Japan imported 26,898 tons of frozen French fries, a year-on-year decrease of 10%. Although the average import price decreased by 13.9% to 129,692 yen / ton, the total amount of Japanese frozen fries imports continued to decrease.

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The exports of American frozen fries to Japan maintain growth

In May, US exports of frozen French fries to Japan maintained growth, with an export volume of 21095 tons, a year-on-year increase of 4%. However, Japan’s average annual import of frozen French fries dropped to 215,785 tons, a decrease of 9%. The average imported price of frozen chips in the United States was 131,446 yen per ton, a decrease of 16.7% year-on-year. It was 30.2% higher than the average imported price of frozen chips in the Netherlands. The average imported price of frozen chips in the Netherlands was the lowest among the major Japanese importers.

Belgium’s frozen fries exports to Japan is declining

Over the past five years, Belgium’s exports of frozen French fries to Japan have been steadily increasing. However, last year, its exports began to decrease. Belgium’s exports to Japan fell by 54.6% year-on-year to 1,376 tons, becoming Japan ’s fourth largest importer of frozen French fries after the United States, the Netherlands and Canada. In 2018, Belgium ’s total exports of frozen French fries to Japan were 32,471 tons, a year-on-year increase of 35%.

Canada’s exports of frozen French fries continue to decline

Because the price of Canadian frozen chips is higher than that of the United States, Belgium and the Netherlands, the export volume of Canadian frozen chips to Japan is decreasing. At present, Canada ’s exports to Japan were only 1483 tons, which was a year-on-year decrease of 54.6% compared with the 3524 tons exported last year. In 2015, Canada ’s total exports of frozen French fries to Japan were 21,275 tons, a decrease of 28.2%. In 2016, the average price of Canadian frozen chips was 144,757 yen / ton, a decrease of 16.7% year-on-year.

Dutch frozen french fries benefit hugely from the Japanese market

In 2018, Dutch frozen french fries benefited greatly from the Japanese market by virtue of its low price. It exported 20,320 tons to Japan throughout the year, up 47.9% year-on-year. In 2019, the Netherlands exported frozen French fries to Japan at 1,895 tons, a year-on-year increase of 4.4%.

In conclusion, the exports of French fries in most countries to Japan are decreasing, which also has a great effect on the demand of frozen french fries processing plant.

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