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U.S. Beef Exports Update for September 2012

U.S. Beef Exports Update for September 2012

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U.S. Beef Exports Update for September 2012

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  1. U.S. Beef Exports Updatefor September 2012 November 2012

  2. Beef Exports Volume Down • 90,538 metric tons (199.6 million pounds) • Down 17.5% from September 2011 • Down 12% for first 9 months of 2012 • $442.8 million in value • Down 4% from September 2011 • Up 2% year-to-date to $4.1 billion (USDA statistics compiled by USMEF for September 2012 ) (All totals include muscle cuts and variety meat)

  3. Measuring Beef Export Value • 13% of total U.S. beef production • Versus 14.4% in September of last year • 12.7% of total production this year vs. 14% last year through September • Export value equal to $227.65 per head • Versus $212.72 last September • $213.63 for first 9 months of 2012 vs. $202.05 last year (Export production % includes variety meat)

  4. Top U.S. Beef Export Markets • Canada – 14,253 MT (down 2.1%) ● value up 19.2% to $93.2 million • Japan – 12,487 MT (up 2.5%) ● value up 24.6% at $86.6 million • Mexico – 11,539 metric tons (down 47.7% vs. 2011) ● value down 39.5% to $52.5 million • Middle East – 12,714 MT (down 27.9%) ● value down 21.8% to $27.9 million • South Korea – 9,186 MT (up 1.8%) ● value down 6.2% to $39.5 million

  5. U.S. Beef Exports 2012 vs. 2011(Including variety meat)Volume: Metric Tons

  6. U.S. Beef Exports 2012 vs. 2011(Including variety meat)Value: Millions of Dollars