Blog For Tag "exports"

  • Japan and South Korea Lead U.S. Beef Exports during the First Half of 2017

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, September 14, 2017 The U.S. beef export volume so far (January to June 2017) is the second largest after the record high volume of 605,835 MT CWE in 2011. June 2017 registered the largest exports of the year with 108,230 MT CWE. Exports during June were up 12% year over year and 5.5% from the previous month.

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  • Mexico and Japan: Main Destinations for U.S. Pork Exports in 2017

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 USDA data indicates that from January to June 2017 the United States exported 22.8 percent of its pork production compared with 20.9 percent during the same period last year. U.S. total pork production rose 2.9 percent from 5.531 million MT CWE during the first half of 2016 to 5.691 million MT CWE in 2017 (January to June).

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  • U.S. Egg Production and Exports: Recent Historical Data and Outlook

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Based on the most recent data on world egg production available from FAOSTAT, Statistic Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization, in 2014 the United States was the second largest egg producer (100.879 billion eggs) after China.

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  • U.S. Broilers and Turkeys: Recent Data and Outlook

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, June 29, 2017 The U.S. is the number one broiler producer in the world followed by Brazil, China, and the European Union (EU). In 2016, U.S. production of broiler meat was up 1.6% to 18.262 million metric tons ready-to-cook equivalent (MT RTC) compared with 2015 (17.971 million MT RTC) reaching a new record high.

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  • U.S. Agricultural Trade with China

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, April 20, 2017 Supported by economic growth, increasing household income, constrained farmland area, and a diversified diet that includes more animal protein, dairy products, and other consumer oriented products, China agricultural imports expanded since the beginning of the last decade.

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  • The United States and Canada Agricultural Trade

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, March 30, 2017 In 2016, Canada was the second largest market for U.S. agricultural products with a value of $20.5 billion. The leading market destination in 2016 was China, with $21.4 billion worth of U.S. agricultural exports. The export composition of these two markets is different, with U.S. exports to China consisting mainly of bulk commodities, particularly U.S. soybeans.

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  • U.S. Agricultural Trade with Mexico

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, March 09, 2017 In 2016, Mexico was the third largest value market for U.S. agricultural products, after China and Canada. The 2016 value of U.S. agricultural exports to Mexico was up 0.8% to $17.9 billion from 2015, but down 7.9% compared with the record value in 2014 ($19.5 billion).

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  • U.S. Biodiesel Industry Update

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, February 02, 2017 Biodiesel production in the United States in 2015 reached a volume of 1.263 billion gallons, declining 1.2% from the 2014 level (1.278 billion gallons) (see Figure 1). Production from January to September 2016 was up 19.7% to 1.128 billion gallons compared with the same period the previous year (0.943 billion gallons).

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  • U.S. Beef Exports: January to August 2016

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 U.S. beef exports in August 2016 reached a volume of 75,236 metric tons (MT), increasing both year over year (27.6%) and relative to the previous month (4.9%) (see Figure 1). U.S. beef exports during August 2016 were valued at $480.990 million, up 11.5% and 5.5% relative to the same period last year and the previous month, respectively.

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  • U.S. Ethanol Exports

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 The latest monthly data from USDA/ERS indicates that U.S. ethanol production in September 2015 was 1.2 billion gallons, declining 4% from the previous month, but increasing 3% from a year ago. U.S. domestic ethanol production during the first nine months of 2015 reached a volume of 11.0...

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  • U.S. Agricultural Exports to China

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Thursday, September 03, 2015 U.S. agricultural exports to China have increased substantially over the last fifteen years. Annual sales to China increased from $1.7 billion in 2000 to $24.2 billion in 2014. From 2012 to 2014, U.S. agricultural exports to China exceeded the sales to Canada, Mexico, and Japan (see Figure...

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