U.S. Pork Exports - Pork Checkoff

U.S. Pork Exports

The U.S. produces 12% of the world’s pork. In 2021, U.S. pork exports surpassed $8.1 billion in value. In total, more than 6.4 billion pounds of pork was exported to other markets.

Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

For Every Hog Sold, More Than $62.86 Comes From These Markets

In 2021, export value averaged $62.86 for every U.S. hog marketed. Here’s the breakdown from each market.

Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service and USMEF

 

More Than $62.86 Per Hog Comes From These Markets

In 2021, export value averaged $62.86 for every U.S. hog marketed. Here’s the breakdown from each country.

U.S. Pork Across the Globe

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.

Top U.S. Pork Customers

Exports accounted for 29.4% of total U.S. pork and pork variety meat production in 2021. Here is a breakdown of the top seven U.S. pork customers.

In 2021, exports accounted for 29.4 percent of total U.S. pork and pork variety meat production. Export value averaged $62.86 for every U.S. hog marketed.