U.S. Pork Exports Maintain Record Pace

By GREG HENDERSON December 7, 2020

Pork exports continued on a record pace in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Through October, U.S. pork exports were 15% ahead of last year’s record pace at 2.46 million mt, with value up 16% to $6.33 billion.

For the month of October, pork exports were up 8% year-over-year to 242,536 metric tons (mt), with value increasing 8% to $641.1 million. October muscle cut exports posted double digits gains at 201,723 mt (up 11%), with value up 10% to $551.8 million. This pushed January-October totals for pork muscle cuts to 2.07 million mt (up 20%) valued at $5.49 billion (up 18%).

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Source : porkbusiness.com