Annual Meat Exports End 2020 On High Note

Graphic -- US BEEF AND VEAL EXPORTS Carcass Weight, Monthly

February release of USDA FAS data put a wrap on 2020, and what was a volatile year to say the least.  Beef exports posted a nearly record high in December, lifting the annual total to only down 4%.  Beef imports pulled back in December and was the lowest monthly figure since 2017.  Pork imports were down, falling 2% from the prior year. Broiler exports jumped 4% over 2019 in quantities shipped.     

For more on this topic, see the Livestock Monitor article below.