Beef & Beef Products

U.S. Beef & Beef Products Exports in 2023

Total Export Value
$9.97 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$10.73 Billion
Compound Average Growth
3.4% (2014-2023)
Market Total Value (USD)
South Korea $2.13 Billion
Japan $1.81 Billion
China $1.61 Billion
Mexico $1.19 Billion
Canada $876.66 Million
Taiwan $625.47 Million
Hong Kong $415.08 Million
European Union $259.35 Million
Dominican Republic $107.44 Million
Philippines $83.91 Million
Top 10 Beef & Beef Products Export Markets 2014 - 2023
Annual Beef & Beef Products Exports 2014 - 2023

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Data and Analysis

U.S. agricultural exports are a critical source of farm income. The USDA Economic Research Service estimates that on average 23 percent of the output of nonmanufactured agricultural products were exported between 2013 and 2022.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Products in Vietnam and Thailand

Vietnam offers abundant opportunities for exporting consumer-oriented products, despite the challenges of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with high inflation. The Vietnamese economy is poised for significant expansion in the coming decades. With a burgeoning population and a growing middle class, Vietnamese consumers are becoming more discerning about the origin and composition of their food.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Nicaragua: Nicaragua Reports Screwworm Outbreak

Nicaragua reported an outbreak of New World screwworm to the World Organization for Animal Health following confirmation of a sample collected on March 12, 2024. Nicaragua is the largest cattle producer in Central America and last detected screwworm in 1996.

News and Features

Secretary Vilsack announced today that USDA is allocating $300 million to 66 U.S. organizations to build demand for American food and farm exports in high-potential markets around the globe.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead an historic agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 17-20, 2024.
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.