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

In January 2024, the Israeli Ministry of Health’s National Food Services found that cultivated beef is “safe for human consumption.”
In January 2024 the Turkish government established an import quota for feeder cattle at 600,000 head. This number may be increased during the year as determined by the Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry and the Turkish Milk and Meat Board (ESK)...
On December 8, 2023, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) launched two calls for evidence to collect data and information to support EFSA’s risk assessments to deliver scientific opinions on the welfare of beef cattle and turkeys on farm.

News and Features

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.
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.