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May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume, while export value increased 1% to $727.6 million – the second-highest on record.
Beef Exports Steady in May; Values Tick Up 1%

May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume, while export value increased 1% to $727.6 million – the second-highest on record.

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Beef exports totaled 105,241 metric tons (mt) in April, down 5% year-over-year.
April 2019 Beef Exports Lower; Demand Remains Strong in Korea, Taiwan

April exports of U.S. beef and pork were lower than a year ago while U.S. lamb exports continued their upward trend, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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For the first quarter of 2019, U.S. beef exports were slightly below last year’s record pace, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
First Quarter Beef Exports Below Last Year’s Pace

For the first quarter of 2019, U.S. beef exports were slightly below last year’s record pace, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

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The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB) has named Gregory Hanes, formerly with the U.S. Meat Export Federation, as their new CEO.
Gregory Hanes Named Cattlemen’s Beef Board CEO

The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB) has named Gregory Hanes, formerly with the U.S. Meat Export Federation, as their new CEO.

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U.S. Ag Products Will See Tariff Disadvantage April 1

Much of the trade focus has been on China. However, the United States agricultural industry could be at a significant tariff disadvantage starting April 1 and it has nothing to do with China.

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U.S. beef exports to Korea increased 30% year-over-year in volume to 239,676 mt and jumped 43% in value to $1.75 billion – amore than double the value total posted just three years ago.
2018 Beef Exports Record-Large; Up 7% from 2017

Last year U.S. beef exports shattered the previous value record and achieved a new high for volume, according to year-end 2018 statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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How Are U.S. Beef Exports Despite Tariffs and Trade Tensions?
How Are U.S. Beef Exports Despite Tariffs and Trade Tensions?

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.

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For thousands of producers attending the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in New Orleans, the record pace of U.S. beef exports was a major topic of discussion and great source of industry optimism.
Beef Exports Fuel Optimism at Convention; Market Access A Concern

For thousands of producers attending the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in New Orleans, the record pace of U.S. beef exports was a major topic of discussion and great source of industry optimism.

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