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World Production, Markets, and Trade Report

Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade

This quarterly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
This report provides an analysis on beef consumption trends, household expenditure patterns, and international visitor consumption patterns that have impacted the food service industry. This analysis examines trends pre-COVID-19, mid-COVID-19, and sub-sector analysis in a post-COVID-19 environment.
On December 15, 2021, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced its 2022 annual tariff adjustment plan that sets tentative import and export tariff rates for select tariff lines.
On November 15, 2021, China notified the National Food Safety Standard: Code of Hygienic Practice for Livestock and Poultry Edible Offal and Byproducts to the WTO SPS Committee as G/SPS/N/CHN/1234.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Vietnam: Vietnam Livestock Market Update

Vietnam’s livestock sector is facing many challenges, including the impacts of various disease outbreaks, the COVID-19 pandemic, and high feed costs.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Philippines: Livestock and Poultry Update

FAS Manila raises 2022 pork production by 25,000 MT to 1.025 million MT, as some commercial hog raisers report herd rebuilding efforts. Significant repopulation remains constrained, however, by continued African Swine Fever (ASF) cases and the lack of a vaccine.
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) has published guidelines regarding procedures for sampling, transportation and handling of meat samples that are meant for microbiological monitoring. The standard procedures...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: FMD in Qinghai Province

On December 1, 2021, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) notified the U.S. Embassy in Beijing that on October 31, 2021, China detected foot and mouth disease (FMD) in yak cattle in Qinghai Province. China is continuing to monitor...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Taiwan: Temporary Tariff Reductions for Beef and Wheat

On November 30, Taiwan announced that it will immediately lower tariffs on imported wheat and beef as a countermeasure against rising consumer prices, effective until March 31, 2022. The tariff on beef will be lowered from NTD 10/kg (USD 0.36/kg) to...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: ASF in Hainan Province

On December 1, 2021, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) notified the U.S. Embassy in Beijing that on November 10, 2021, China detected African Swine Fever (ASF) in Hainan Province. China is continuing to monitor the situation.
Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

FAS and the Economic Research Service jointly publish the quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. The agricultural export forecast is updated February, May, August, and November.
International Agricultural Trade Report

After Several Difficult Years, U.S. Pork Exports to Mexico Show Promise

Mexico is the third-largest pork importer in the world and traditionally the largest U.S. market for pork exports by volume. Over the past few years, shipments to this important market have faced headwinds. First, retaliatory tariffs related to Section 232 actions disadvantaged U.S. product. Then the coronavirus pandemic and a weak Mexican economy weighed on demand.