Tariffs slow pork exports

Tariffs slow pork exports

Pork exports are feeling the pain of the tariff and trade dispute between the United States and key markets, according to a report last week by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

U.S. pork exports were down 1 percent in January from a year ago, with value dropping 9 percent to $494.1 million. Export value averaged $44.75 per head slaughtered, down 12 percent year-over-year. Exports accounted for 23.6 percent of total January pork production, down from 24.7 percent a year ago.

U.S. pork exports to Mexico ...

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