Dairy, Livestock and Poultry

U.S. Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Exports in 2021

Total Export Value
$34.59 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
11 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$30.25 Billion
Compound Average Growth
2.6% (2012-2021)

Top 10 Markets for Dairy, Livestock and Poultry in 2021

Market Total Value (USD)
Mexico $6.38 Billion
China $5.5 Billion
Japan $4.61 Billion
Canada $3.65 Billion
South Korea $3.56 Billion
Taiwan $1.01 Billion
Philippines $868.57 Million
Hong Kong $675.5 Million
Colombia $558.64 Million
European Union $503.57 Million
Top 10 Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Export Markets 2012 - 2021
Annual Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Exports 2012 - 2021

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On December 19, 2022, the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), in consultation with Colombia's National Institute for Surveillance of Food and Medicines (INVIMA), updated the labeling requirements for meat products listed on the FSIS Export Library page for Colombia.
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Opportunities for U.S. Consumer-Oriented Products in Peru

Peru is the third-largest South American market for U.S. consumer-oriented agricultural products. Increasing wealth and lower barriers to entry were facilitated by the implementation of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA), resulting in a 423-percent increase in consumer-oriented exports from $65 million in 2009 to $340 million in 2021.
In a signed letter to the Veterinary Medical Officer of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), dated January 12, 2023, the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer of the Ghanaian Veterinary Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture acknowledged receipt of the FSIS’ proposed certificate of export for pork and pork products, and confirmed its acceptance.

News and Features

The U.S. is requesting new dispute settlement consultations with Canada under the USMCA regarding Canada’s dairy TRQ allocation measures.
In the year since it launched, the Global Methane Pledge has generated unprecedented momentum for methane action.
FAS is offering a grant opportunity to provide technical assistance to Ukrainian agricultural producers, focusing on the detection and mitigation of animal diseases and prevention of their introduction into the food supply.

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