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up 20 percent on last year's record pace.
Exports accounted for 13.4 percent of total
beef production in the period. Pork exports
for January through April were up 4 percent in
volume to 866,346 mt, which was ahead of last
year's record pace. Export value increased 9
percent to $2.29 billion.
US beef continues to attract new customers
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around the world, says the US Meat Export
Federation (USMEF). Japan and South Korea
remain the top export markets for US beef and
the enthusiasm for US beef in these markets
may be at the highest level ever seen by
USMEF's President and CEO Dan Halstrom.
In nearly every segment of the retail and
restaurant sectors, US beef is attracting new
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Pork profits started strong
at the beginning of 2018,
but challenges kicked in
during May and June.