20 June 2012
Cumulative January-April, 2012 US broiler meat exports to North America are +16% than 2011 for the same time frame and are at 10 year highs. Total US January-April, 2012 world broiler meat exports are +15% over the same time frame in 2011 and are also at 10 year highs. For the January-April, 2012 time frame North America consumed 21% of total 2012 US broiler meat exports compared to 13% for the same time frame in 2002.
US cumulative January-April, 2012 turkey meat exports to North America are +15% over the same time frame in 2011 and are also at 10 year highs. For the January-April, 2012 time frame North America imported 59% of all US turkey meat exports compared to 54% for the same time frame in 2002.
Total egg product exports from the US to the North America region for the January-April, 2012 are 67% higher than the same time frame last year, however, it is -32% than the 10 year high established in 2010 for the same time frame. For the January-April, 2012 time period the US exported 17% of total egg product exports to North America compared to 39% in 2002 for the same time period.
The primary broiler meat, turkey meat and egg product export destinations in North America are Canada and Mexico. Mexico was the number 1 broiler meat and turkey meat destination while Canada was the number 1 egg product destination.
Source: Source: Department of Commerce, US Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Statistics/USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
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