Egypt-Uruguay: who leads in milk production?

18.06.2018

On the second day of the world Cup, held in Russia, will host three matches, the first of which will be the match between the teams of Egypt and Uruguay.

Today the consumption of milk in Egypt, 97.8 kg per capita per year. It is small in comparison with the Uruguay, where the figure rises to 318 kg, however, in Egypt, in 2010, the consumption of milk and dairy products in the country accounted for only 22 liters. In the 60-ies of the last century, this figure does not exceed 2-3 litres in a year. Despite this, Egyptian APK supports not only the development of dairy cattle, but also the production of camel milk, sheep milk and goats.

Uruguay with a population of only 3 million people made in 2017 in the order of 2.15 million tons of milk. in Egypt, where the population exceeds 92 million people, the production of milk amounted last year to 7.2 million tonnes.

Milk production per capita in Egypt is 76 kg, in Uruguay this figure is 624 kg per year. Uruguay is one of the key exporters of dairy products to Russia after Belarus, New Zealand and Argentina. Covering the needs of the domestic market, supply of dairy products of Uruguay has undertaken in more than 50 countries.

According to the Center for the study of the dairy market (LMR), the number of cows in Egypt to 2017 4.5 million head. The average milk yield per cow does not exceed 1590 kg. In Uruguay, the figure - 4760 kg with the number of dairy cows in 452 thousand heads.

From open sources it is also known that the consumption of liquid milk per capita in Uruguay is 63.5 kg, cheese - 8.7 kg, oil - 1.4 kg


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