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Trade Data Through August Now Available

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

(North American Meat Institute)

The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report, released by USDA and compiled by the Meat Institute presenting data through August 2016, is now available. Total beef and pork export volumes increased compared to 2015 figures, while beef export value declined seven percent and pork value rose one percent. Beef exports to South Korea remained strong, increasing 28 percent in volume and 11 percent in value compared to the same period in 2015. Pork exports to Hong Kong increased 73 percent in volume and 58 percent in value. Meanwhile, pork exports to Japan were down nine percent in volume and four percent in value, while exports to Mexico declined five percent in volume and two percent in value.

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