U.S. beef exports set a new value record in May while also increasing significantly year-over-year in volume, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
U.S. meat production faced challenges in April and May as packing plants implemented worker safety measures for COVID-19, causing concern about available supplies. But production has rebounded in recent weeks.
Following its recent national election, Taiwan will soon welcome a new presidential administration. On May 20, Tsai Ing-wen will be sworn in as Taiwan's first female president. Though Tsai had the most moderate po
Led by South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Latin America markets, July beef exports climbed 12% in volume to 116,575 mt, valued at $722 million – up 16% from a year ago and just slightly below the May 2018 record.
U.S. companies that export red meat to Canada now face simpler and clearer requirements, thanks to a joint initiative by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
The U.S. will shield a list of allies including Europe, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil from steel and aluminum tariffs that take effect on Friday, according to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October due to the government shutdown. If they’re anything like October’s numbers, then they could be record-shattering.
Months after the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved imports of Peruvian pomegranates and figs, Traverse City, Mich.-based North Bay Produce Inc. announced the agency is allowing it to receive its first shipments of