Dairy, Livestock and Poultry

U.S. Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Exports in 2021

Total Export Value
$34.72 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
11 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$30.3 Billion
Compound Average Growth
2.6% (2012-2021)

Top 10 Markets for Dairy, Livestock and Poultry in 2021

Market Total Value (USD)
Mexico $6.38 Billion
China $5.52 Billion
Japan $4.63 Billion
Canada $3.64 Billion
South Korea $3.59 Billion
Taiwan $1.02 Billion
Philippines $875.38 Million
Hong Kong $677.32 Million
Colombia $562.92 Million
European Union $505.34 Million
Top 10 Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Export Markets 2012 - 2021
Annual Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Exports 2012 - 2021

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Data and Analysis

On July 1, 2022, a new quota year starts for the EU High Quality Beef Quota. U.S. exporters can use this quota as well as the Hilton quota for exporting high quality bovine meat to the European Union. This report provides an update on the programs and the certification requirements for both tariff rate quotas.
In June 2022, Poland reported four new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) on hog farms, The outbreaks were located in ASF restricted areas that have a high concentration of ASF infections in wild boars. Additional outbreaks on farms are expected as the disease is more prevalent in the summer.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

European Union: Dairy and Products Semi-Annual

EU environmental restrictions are stagnating milk production in Northwestern European Member States (MS). As a result, EU27 peak milk production was likely reached in 2020 and cow milk production in the EU27 is forecast at 144.6 million MT (MMT) for 2022, a decrease of 434,000 MT compared to 2021 and 836,000 MT down from 2020.

News and Features

The updated agreement regarding beef tariffs will allow U.S. exporters to more reliably meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef.
The new three-trigger safeguard mechanism will allow U.S. exporters to meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef and reduce the probability that Japan will impose higher tariffs in the future.

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