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2018 Beef Exports Record-Large; Up 7% from 2017

Mar 07, 2019 by USMEF
Last year U.S. beef exports shattered the previous value record and achieved a new high for volume, according to year-end 2018 statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

Headwinds Weigh on Pork Exports

Feb 07, 2019 by USMEF
November pork exports totaled 206,852 mt, down 8% year-over-year, while value fell 12% to $538.7 million as retaliatory duties in key markets continue to generate headwinds for U.S. pork.


U.S. Pork Exports Reach New Heights in Korea

Jan 22, 2019 by USMEF
2018 was a record-breaking year for U.S. pork exports to South Korea. The current environment is very different, as Korea’s pork production edged higher last year and imports increased from foreign suppliers.

Corn Producers Benefit from Red Meat Exports

Dec 18, 2018 by USMEF
2018 beef and pork exports will use a combined total of 14.9 million tons of corn and DDGS, which equates to an additional 459.7 million bushels of corn produced – an increase of 29 percent over the 2015 projections.