Recent Stories by USMEF
May 20, 2019 by USMEF
U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Economist Erin Borror says recent trade developments with Japan, Mexico and Canada, are very important breakthroughs for the U.S. red meat industry.
May 14, 2019 by USMEF
Despite a 20% retaliatory duty on most U.S. pork entering Mexico, most customers there remain optimistic.
May 10, 2019 by USMEF
Pork exports totaled 211,688 mt in March, down 7% from a year ago, valued at $520.7 million (down 15%). First quarter exports were 6% below last year’s pace in volume and down 14% in value, says USMEF.
Apr 30, 2019 by USMEF
Julie Anna Potts, president and CEO of the North American Meat Institute reflects on her first visit to two of the leading destinations for U.S. beef and pork – Japan and South Korea.
Apr 23, 2019 by USMEF
Due to export volume already exceeding 130% of the tariff rate quota (TRQ) included in the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement, higher tariff rates on U.S. pork were applied April 1 and will remain in effect through the end of this year.
Apr 15, 2019 by USMEF
It is extremely important for rapid progress to be made in these negotiations if U.S. beef and pork are to remain competitive in the largest value destination for U.S. red meat, says Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) president and CEO.
Apr 09, 2019 by USMEF
Meat labeling, documentation and other technical issues still present significant obstacles to growing beef and pork exports in several South American markets.
Apr 02, 2019 by USMEF
Despite other countries' trade agreements with Japan, the U.S. is successfully promoting U.S. beef and pork to Asian marketers through new dishes and fresh ideas.
Mar 28, 2019 by USMEF
January exports of U.S. beef and pork were slightly below last year’s volume levels while export value posted mixed results, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
Mar 26, 2019 by USMEF
2018 was a record-breaking year for U.S. exports to the Philippines, with pork exports up 23% in volume and beef exports up 39%.
Mar 18, 2019 by USMEF
Convenience stores account for a rapidly increasing share of food sales across the world, including in Mexico.
Mar 07, 2019 by USMEF
Despite significant headwinds, 2018 pork exports reached 2.44 million metric tons – just 0.5% below the 2017 record.