Beef & Beef Products
U.S. Beef & Beef Products Exports in 2022
Total Export Value
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
Compound Average Growth
Top 10 Markets for Beef & Beef Products in 2022
|Market||Total Value (USD)|
|South Korea||$2.7 Billion|
|Hong Kong||$390.77 Million|
|European Union||$246.36 Million|
Data and Analysis
Traditionally, Ghana’s livestock sector mainly comprises cattle (for beef), sheep, goats, pigs (hogs), and poultry enterprises.
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Israel's chief rabbi affirms cultivated steak is kosher, which means it is permitted for consumption by Jews under religious law. This ruling opens the door for companies producing cultivated meat directly from laboratory grown cells to receive a kosher certification.
News and Features
February 10, 2023
2022 Was Another Record Year for U.S. Farm Exports
The American agricultural sector posted its best export year ever in 2022 with international sales of U.S. farm and food products reaching $196 billion.
The updated agreement regarding beef tariffs will allow U.S. exporters to more reliably meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef.
March 24, 2022
U.S., Japan Reach Deal on Beef Tariff Safeguard
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.