Livestock and Meats

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in meat and lifestock, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

Higher beef prices through 2015 could limit total Japanese beef consumption (imported and domestic) and rebalance meat consumption towards lower-priced beef cuts and more pork / poultry.
The German food industry has formed an alliance to respond to the ongoing criticism on animal husbandry.
Russian sanctions are expected to harm USD 100 million in Hungarian agricultural exports. The Hungarian pork and poultry sector will be hit hardest by the Russian ban.
A new draft framework law “On Veterinary Medicine” aimed at replacing the current Russian law adopted in 1993 was posted on the Russian Government website for public review.