Trade Data Through June Now AvailableWednesday, August 24, 2016
(North American Meat Institute)
The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report, released by USDA and compiled by the Meat Institute presenting data through June 2016, is now available. Total beef and pork export volumes increased compared to 2015 figures, while beef export value declined 10 percent and pork value fell four percent. Beef exports to South Korea remained strong, increasing 21 percent in volume and three percent in value compared to the same period in 2015. Pork exports to Hong Kong increased 76 percent in volume and 60 percent in value. Meanwhile, pork exports to Japan were down 13 percent in volume and nine percent in value, while exports to Mexico declined seven percent in volume and eight percent in value.