world meat congress

World Meat Congress Preview

Dan Beef

The 2018 World Meat Congress is coming to Dallas, Texas, May 31-June 1. This event, which is the premier gathering of red meat industry leaders from across the globe, is hosted by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the International Meat Secretariat. Joe Schuele has a preview of this big event. World Meat Congress Preview


USMEF on China’s Additional Import Duties on U.S. Pork

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

Earlier this week the Chinese government announced the imposition of additional import duties on a range of U.S. products, including a 25 percent duty increase, on top of the existing 12 percent duty, on imports of U.S. pork and pork variety meat. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Joe Schuele has more. USMEF on China’s Additional Import Duties on US Pork …

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Importance of Keeping Pace on Ag Export Promotion Funding

Dan Exports/Imports

The latest analysis of agricultural export promotion investment shows that U.S. public funding for its two largest export promotion programs is about $235 million per year. But due to inflation and other factors, the real value of this investment has declined 12 percent since 2011. During this same period, major competitors increased their investment in promotion of agricultural exports by …


New Records for U.S. Beef Export Value, Pork Export Volume in 2017

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

2017 was a record-breaking year for U.S. red meat exports, with beef export value exceeding $7 billion for only the second time. Pork exports, meanwhile, easily surpassed the previous year’s volume record. The U.S. Meat Export Federation reports beef exports totaled 1.26 million metric tons, up six percent from 2016. This was the fourth-largest volume on record and the second-largest …