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Trade Data Through January Now Available

Thursday, March 17, 2016

(North American Meat Institute)

The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report released by USDA and compiled by the Meat Institute presenting data through January 2016 is now available. Total beef and pork export volumes were above 2015 levels, while beef and pork export values were both down compared to the same period last year. Beef exports to South Korea remained strong, increasing 59 percent in volume and 17 percent in value compared to the same period in 2014. Pork exports to South Korea, meanwhile, fell 20 percent in volume and 41 percent in value. Pork exports to Japan were down 14 percent in volume and 13 percent in value, while exports to Mexico declined seven percent in volume and 24 percent in value.

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