First-half exports to Japan were up 6% from a year ago in volume, while value increased 12% to $1.02 billion. First-half exports to Korea climbed 36%, valued at $802.1 million – up 52% from last year’s record pace.
Strong June results capped a huge first half of 2018 for U.S. beef exports. June pork exports were lower than a year ago for the second consecutive month, but first-half volume and value are ahead of last year’s pace.
Protect yourself and employees when working outside when temperatures rise. Heat stroke can cause death or serious complications such as damage to the brain, heart, kidneys and muscles if treatment is not provided.