Trade flows of dairy productsThe import volume of milk and cream fluctuated over the last few years, amounting to approximately 205 thousand metric tons in 2022. Poles most enjoyed Lithuanian and German milk products; the leading partners constituted over 81 percent of milk and cream import value in the same year. Regarding export value share, Polish milk and cream products were mainly present in German and Chinese markets.
The export value also differed across the years in the cheese segment, peaking at 1.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. German, Czech, and Italian consumers especially favored Polish cheese. These three countries account for around one-third of the export value share. Poland has also been open to trying foreign cheese products which can be observed in the increasing cheese and curd import volume.