USMEF: Double-digit growth in beef, pork exports
Monday, June 09, 2014
Posted by: Emily Becker
Meat & Poultry
WASHINGTON – International customers'
willingness to pay higher prices for beef and pork lifted meat exports to
double digits in April, the United States Meat Export Federation reported.
Total US pork exports, including muscle cuts and variety meat, climbed 11
percent over 2013 levels in volume to 192,924 metric tons valued at $596
million, a 26 percent increase. Pork exports gained 11 percent in volume
(776,601 mt) and 14 percent in value ($2.25 billion) during the first four
months of 2014, according to USMEF…