U.S. meat exports ‘robust’ going into 2020

U.S. meat exports ‘robust’ going into 2020

The outlook for U.S. exports of pork, beef and lamb is robust through the rest of 2019 and into next year. However, sales of these high-value meat exports have the potential to be even better when proposed trade deals with Japan and China are finalized, and when the Congress approves the proposed trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, officials with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said last week.

“I’m really feeling pretty upbeat about our world right now as it relates to beef, pork and lamb exports,” Dan Halstrom, USMEF president and CEO, said last week during a conference call with reporters. “We have a lot of momentum. We are going to see increases in a lot of...

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