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$7.5 Billion

Value of U.S. Pork Exported YTD

Total U.S. pork exports in 2021 to other markets through November was valued at $7.5 billion. That equates to 5.96 billion pounds (product weight).
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Meat Consumption Around the World

Pork is one of the most widely consumed proteins across the globe.
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Source: USDA-FAS

2020 Export Values

In 2020, export value averaged $58.65 for every U.S. hog marketed in these export markets.
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

More Than $58.65 Per Hog Comes From These Markets

In 2020, export value averaged $58.65 for every U.S. hog marketed. Here’s the breakdown from each country.

$19 Billion

U.S. Pork Market

In 2020, pork producers marketed over 131 million pigs, which provided total cash receipts of more than $19 billion and provided over 28 billion pounds of meat to consumers worldwide.