Monthly Pork Export Data
Updated October 6, 2021
Learn what’s happening in the global economy this month and impacts on the pork trade.
Read more about 2021 YTD export results in the USMEF press release.
The information on this page reflects 2021 pork export performance through July based on data that was released on October 5, 2021.
Volume of U.S. Pork Exported YTD in Pounds
Total U.S. pork export volume to other markets through August 2021 was 4.45 billion pounds (product weight), which is up 2% from a year ago.
Top 7 Markets by Volume
Top markets YTD through August 2021 for volume of U.S. pork exports in millions of pounds as compared to 2020.
Total volume of U.S. pork exported to other markets each month in millions of pounds (product weight).
Value of U.S. Pork Exported YTD
Total U.S. pork exports to other markets through August 2021 was valued at $5.62 billion, which is up 10% from a year ago.
Top 7 Markets by Value
2021 YTD top markets through August by value of U.S. pork exports as compared to 2020.
Total value of U.S. pork exports to other markets each month in millions USD.
2020 Pork Export Data
In 2020, U.S. pork exports surpassed $7.7 billion in value. In total, more than 6.56 billion pounds of pork was exported to other markets.
International Market Development Strategy
The Checkoff has developed an international market development strategy to build confidence in U.S. pork in a diverse global protein market. We look for areas to differentiate U.S. pork from competitors and add value and opportunity into other markets.