In 2017, Australia’s export of live goats totalled 13,694 and was valued at A$ 2.8 million FOB. This was a 55% decline from the number of goats exported in 2016.
Malaysia was the largest market for goats taking 10,436 head, accounting for 76% of exported goats. Our second largest market was the United Arab Emirates, taking 1,221 head (9% of goat exports), followed by Nepal, taking 1,121 head (8%).
The latest monthly goat export statistics by country of destination and by port of loading are available in the publication LiveLink (produced by Meat and Livestock Australia) that can be accessed here.
A yearly summary of goat export statistics by destination can be downloaded here.
Statistics for total goat exports in previous years, from the Australian Government, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, can be found here.