May Beef Exports Shatter Record While Pork Exports Go Lower

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Pork, Trade

U.S. beef exports set a new value record in May, while also significantly increasing year-over-year in volume. That’s according to new data released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation. May pork exports were lower, although January-May totals for U.S. pork remained ahead of last year’s pace. Beef export volume was 117,871 metric tons in May, …

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Beef Board Report on China and Japan

Dan Beef, Cattle

Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) officials, along with beef producers and other industry leaders recently joined the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) in China and Japan to participate in promotional activities for U.S. beef. Joe Schuele has more on the story. Beef Board Report on China and Japan


U.S. Beef Could Expand In E.U. To Help Avoid Trade War

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

The European Union is preparing to allow more tariff-free U.S. beef into the region as part of an attempt to avoid a trade war. Politico says the move comes at the same time French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are making high-level diplomatic trips to Washington, D.C. Both leaders are trying to dissuade President Donald Trump from …