U.S. meat exports continued to grow year over year in the latest trade data for August with beef exports up 29.5 percent from last year, along with pork exports up 11.4 percent and broiler exports up 16.7 percent.
Taiwan paved the way for an eventual free trade deal with the United States on Friday by announcing an easing of restrictions on the import of U.S. beef and pork, as they look to boost ties with Washington.
U.S. pork and beef exports in July were up from June, but still down from a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Here's a look at the latest numbers.
Tyson Foods Inc. delivered a mixed bag of quarterly results while retaining an upbeat global meat outlook based on China’s efforts to fill a protein gap because of African swine fever and easing trade tensions.
Over the last few years, cattle and hog inventories have continued to rise in addition to record meat and chicken production. Warren Preston, Deputy Chief Economist at USDA, shares his thoughts on what's ahead for 2020.
USMEF submitted comments identifying barriers that inhibit U.S. red meat exports to Kenya, which are explained in more detail by Cheyenne McEndaffer, USMEF director of export services, in the audio clip below.