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USMEF Details Impact of Ukraine War on Global Red Meat Industry

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently produced a video that details the impact of the war in Ukraine on the global red meat outlook and agriculture in general. USMEF Vice President of Economic Analysis, Erin Borror, details how it is impacting red meat and feed availability both short and long term. She discusses how the conflict is impacting global hog production …

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Beef Safeguard Changes Critical in Highly Competitive Japanese Market

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Marketing

Last week, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced changes to the safeguard on Japan’s imports of U.S. beef. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) President and CEO Dan Halstrom notes how this will help keep U.S. beef on a level tariff playing field with its major competitors. Halstrom adds that competition in Japan will further intensify later this …

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Records for Red Meat Exports Underscores Importance of Trade Agreements

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Livestock, Marketing

U.S. red meat exports reached unprecedented levels in 2021. And according to a story from Joe Schuele, trade agreements played a major role in this success story.  A detailed summary of the 2021 red meat export results is available from the USMEF website. 2021 Beef Exports Shatter Previous Records; Pork Export Value Also Reaches New High U.S. beef exports greatly exceeded previous …

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New Records for Beef Exports, New High for Pork Export Values

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Pork, Sheep-Goats

According to year-end data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), U.S. beef exports in 2021 exceeded previous volume and value records surpassing $10 billion for the first time. That same reports notes while pork exports finished slightly below the record volume reached in 2020, they did set a new value record topping $8 billion …

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Record-Large Beef Exports Fuel Optimism

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports

U.S. beef exports were near $10 billion in November, already shattering previous records, as we await the final numbers from December. Thus, international trade and the returns exports deliver for the U.S. industry were major topics of discussion during last week’s Cattle Industry Convention. Joe Schuele, with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), has more details. Through November, beef exports …

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November Beef Exports Set New Value Record

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Pork

According to data released late last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that was compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), beef export value reached another new high in November. It actually topped the $1 billion mark for the second time in 2021. November pork exports, while a bit lower than a year ago, saw year-to-date export values …

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Beef Export Value Shatters Annual Record; Pork Exports Still on Record Pace

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Pork

According to new data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), October 2021 was another strong month for U.S. red meat exports as beef export value continued to soar. October pork exports were below last year’s large total but year-to-date shipments remained slightly above the record pace of 2020. Beef …

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USMEF Conference Concludes with Focus on Korea

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Trade

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Strategic Planning Conference and Board of Directors Meeting took place last week in Carlsbad, Calif. The event wrapped up Saturday with a session focused on U.S. red meat’s success in South Korea. The conference marked the 45th anniversary of the founding of USMEF and 30 years since it established an office in Seoul, South Korea. …