Livestock and Meats

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in livestock, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data and Analysis

The COVID-19 crisis and the closure of the European hospitality sector during much of the past year kept EU imports of U.S. beef into its High Quality Beef (HQB) quota well below availability.
The Government of Ukraine adopted new labeling requirements for country of origin or place of origin for selected food products on April 1, 2021.
This report updates a June 23, 2021 FAS Mexico City (MX2021-0034) notification to U.S. exporters of raw bovine skins and hides on changing import requirements for those products.

News and Features

Washington, DC – The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today issued a report highlighting the progress made to date in implementing the agricultural provisions in the U.S.-China Phase One...
Secretary Perdue: China Phase I Deal is a Bonanza for American Agriculture
Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today published a final rule clarifying the requirements for reporting foreign sales of beef and pork under the Export Sales Reporting...

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