Beef & Beef Products

U.S. Beef & Beef Products Exports in 2022

Total Export Value
$11.68 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$9.95 Billion
Compound Average Growth
6.6% (2013-2022)

Top 10 Markets for Beef & Beef Products in 2022

Market Total Value (USD)
South Korea $2.7 Billion
Japan $2.32 Billion
China $2.16 Billion
Mexico $968.38 Million
Canada $834.95 Million
Taiwan $746.92 Million
Hong Kong $390.77 Million
European Union $246.36 Million
Philippines $161.37 Million
Indonesia $123.74 Million
Top 10 Beef & Beef Products Export Markets 2013 - 2022
Annual Beef & Beef Products Exports 2013 - 2022

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Data and Analysis

On April 13, 2023, the Ministry of Trade and Integration announced the second stage of 2023 meat and poultry quotas by HS code for historic suppliers (i.e., importers).
The 2022 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world during the 2022 calendar year.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Canada: Livestock and Products Semi-Annual

The Canadian cattle herd will continue to contract in 2023. With a smaller cow herd and reductions in heifer retention the 2023 calf crop is expected to be smaller relative to 2022. Feed price volatility and drought concerns, coupled with a contracting U.S. herd, will see live cattle import numbers fall once again.

News and Features

May is World Trade Month, and USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is marking the occasion by sharing some of the most recent facts and figures about U.S. agricultural trade.
The American agricultural sector posted its best export year ever in 2022 with international sales of U.S. farm and food products reaching $196 billion.
The updated agreement regarding beef tariffs will allow U.S. exporters to more reliably meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef.

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