Articles By USMEF

Jan 10, 2020

November Pork Exports Exceed Previous Records

U.S. pork exports posted the best month on record in November, reaching new highs in both volume and value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the USMEF.

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Jan 07, 2020

USMEF Audio: U.S. Ready to Reclaim Red Meat Market Share in Japan

Jesse Austin, USMEF vice president of marketing, recently returned from meetings in Japan with importers, distributors and other customers of U.S. pork and beef, which he discusses in this audio clip.

Nov 19, 2019

USMEF Audio Report: Protests in Hong Kong Weigh on City's Economy

At the recent USMEF Strategic Planning Conference, Joel Haggard, USMEF senior vice president for the Asia Pacific, reported on the situation in Hong Kong, where large street protests have been taking place for months.

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Oct 15, 2019

Volume Exports Up in August, Plus Other Trade Report Highlights

Following the full report on August exports for U.S. pork, here are additional highlights from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) report for January-August 2019.

Oct 09, 2019

USMEF Awards Honor Rodibaugh, Carpenter, Cutler

USMEF has announced the recipients of its Distinguished Service Award and Michael J. Mansfield Award. The awards will be presented Nov. 7 at the USMEF Strategic Planning Conference in Tucson, Arizona.

Oct 08, 2019

U.S. Pork Exports Strong in August Says USMEF

U.S. pork exports were strong in August, according to data released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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Sep 11, 2019

July U.S. Beef Exports Increase 1%

South Korea continues to be the growth pacesetter for U.S. beef exports, as July volume reached 25,104 mt, or 6% higher compared to last year.

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Aug 20, 2019

Promising Prospects for U.S. Red Meat in the Philippines

U.S. beef export growth to the Philippines is being driven in part by the proliferation of Korean-style barbecue restaurants. Meanwhile pork exports are down, but are expected to pick up, says Joel Haggard, USMEF.

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Jul 17, 2019

Latin American Showcase Connects U.S. Red Meat Exporters, Importers

The Latin American Product Showcase saw a mix of current and new customers from emerging markets where the U.S. has been working to grow demand for U.S. red meat, says USMEF president and CEO Dan Halstrom.