In 2021, global feed production will reach 1.235.5 billion tons, with China still ranked first and Turkey new in the top 10
“The 11th Aoteqi annual Feed survey report” and fresh out, according to statistics, from more than 140 countries and more than 28,000 feed mills in 2021 production of feed for 1,235.5 million tons, year-on-year growth of 2.3%, and 2020 for 1,207.9 million tons.By region, the three highest production regions are still Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America, with output of 458 million tons, 267 million tons and 253 million tons respectively. Among them, the Asia-Pacific region has the largest growth volume, with a year-on-year increase of 5.7%. This is not only because the world’s top ten feed producers China, India and Japan are all in the Asia-Pacific region.And China and India are growing so fast;Europe was followed by the largest decline of 1.2%, mainly due to asF, high raw material costs, low end-product prices, reduced ruminant production and COVID-19.In terms of countries, the feed output of the world’s top 10 producing countries totaled 799 million tons, up 4.4% year on year. China remained the world’s largest feed producer with 261 million tons and recorded the largest increase since 2020.The United States remained in second place with 232 million tons, up 2.1 percent year on year.India had the largest increase of 12.2% among the top 10 producing countries;Turkey entered the list of the world’s top 10 feed producers, ranking eighth.Argentina dropped out of the global top 10.Due to the rapid recovery of the pig industry from the impact of ASF, especially in Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and China, its feed production has become the breed with the second highest growth rate after pet feed among all animal breeds. The global pig feed production in 2021 is 310 million tons, up 6.6% year on year.However, countries such as Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam continue to be severely affected by ASF, while Europe suffers mainly from a surplus of pork.The world’s pet feed grew the fastest at 8.2%, followed by aquatic feed at 3.7%.And the feed production of laying hens and beef cattle has declined compared to last year.