Pork and Hogs

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 pork and hogs, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

September 28, 2015
Post forecasts China’s 2016 pork consumption at 57 million tons, a slight decrease from USDA’s 2015 official forecast.
September 25, 2015
Korea’s production of beef is expected to decrease in 2015 and 2016 due to reduced cattle supplies. At the same time consumption will increase slightly allowing for greater imports including U.S. beef
September 22, 2015
Over the past two decades, steady economic growth and increased average income in South Africa resulted in the rapid expansion of meat consumption.
September 22, 2015
Livestock and livestock products is a significant industry in Australia and accounts for one fifth of farm production while beef farms manage three quarters of all agricultural land.