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USDA International Egg and Poultry


10 July 2012

USDA International Egg and Poultry - Former Soviet Union-12USDA International Egg and Poultry - Former Soviet Union-12

The FSU-12 ranked number 2 for United States (U.S.) broiler meat exports by region behind North America when comparing January-April 2012 cumulative totals.
USDA International Egg and Poultry

The Former Soviet Union-12 (FSU-12) geographic region consists of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The FSU-12 ranked number 2 for United States (U.S.) broiler meat exports by region behind North America when comparing January-April 2012 cumulative totals and number 6 for U.S. turkey meat exports. There were no significant U.S. egg product exports to the FSU-12 region for the time frame.

While U.S. cumulative broiler meat exports to the world were +15%, the FSU-12 increased 108% for 2012 over 2011 for the January-April time frame, The FSU-12 for the January-April 2012 time frame consumed 17% of the U.S.’s total cumulative broiler meat exports compared to 38% for the same time frame in 2002.

For the January-April time frame the number 1 cumulative total U.S broiler meat item exported item to the FSU-12 over the last 10 years has been frozen leg quarters. The U.S. currently exports 29% of its total frozen leg quarters to FSU-12 compared to 53% in 2002 for the January-April time frame. Russia continues to be the number 1 U.S. broiler meat destination in the FSU-12.

U.S. January-April, 2012 cumulative total world turkey meat exports are up 15% while the FSU-12 is + 206% over 2011 for the same time frame. However, 2012 U.S. turkey meat cumulative total exports to the FSU-12 are -82% since 2002 for the January-April time frame. In 2002 the FSU-12 consumed 11% of U.S. turkey meat exports compared to 1% in 2012 when comparing January-April time frames. Frozen mechanically separated turkey for the period ending April, 2012 is the number 1 US. turkey meat exported to the FSU-12 and Russia is the number 1 export destination within the FSU-12

January- April Cumulative US Broiler Meat Exports World Total
& Former Soviet Union Comparisons (Thousand Metric Tons)


January- April US Turkey Meat Exports World Total
& Former Soviet Union-12 Comparisons (Thousand Metric Tons)

July 2012

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