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Another record year for US pork exports

The year 2006 saw the 15th consecutive year of record pork exports from the USA.

According to US Meat Export Federation data, US pork exports for January through October 2006, the latest figures available, amounted to 1,03 metric tonnes valued at approximately $2.3 billion.

Projections suggest that total pork sales in 2006 will reach 1,23 million tonnes.

Last year, sales amounted to 1,16 tonnes.

Related website:
• US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)

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