Beef and Cattle

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 beef and cattle, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

October 18, 2018
Since around August 2018, an increased level of U.S. beef liver shipments have been rejected at port due to a zero tolerance for Ractopamine, a commonly used veterinary drug.
October 16, 2018
Uruguay’s beef exports for 2019 are forecast at a four year low of 415,000 tons carcass weight equivalent due to reduced slaughter inventory and loss of competitiveness in global markets....
October 16, 2018
China remains one of the most dynamic retail markets in the world and offers great opportunities for U.S. food exporters.
October 11, 2018
Sales in Egypt’s hotel and restaurant sector grew by 33 percent in 2017, recording a total output of US$3.6 billion and representing around 2 percent of Egyptian GDP.