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Trade Data Through July Now Available

Thursday, September 24, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report with data through July 2015 is now available. Total beef export volume and value are both down compared to the same period in 2014. Pork export values and volumes also are lower than 2014 totals. Beef exports to South Korea, however, remained strong, increasing 11 percent in volume and 12 percent in value compared to the same period in 2014. Pork exports to South Korea also showed significant growth from January to July, increasing 39 percent in volume and 31 percent in value, despite the overall decline in pork export numbers. Meanwhile, pork exports to Japan were down 13 percent in volume and 19 percent in value, while exports to Mexico fell 19 percent in value, but grew six percent in volume.

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