Weekly U.S. beef export sales were down five percent from the previous week for a total of 11,100 metric tons. The weekly total brings the four-week average four percent lower than the prior week. This drops 2,681 MT below the 27-week average of 13,781 MT.
Primary purchases were made by Japan with 3,300 MT, followed by Hong Kong’s 2,300 MT purchase. Other countries included South Korea (1,400 MT), Mexico (1,200 MT), and Taiwan (800 MT).
Last week’s shipments of 11,457 MT dropped 390 MT lower than the previous week. This continues the downward trend of the 27-week average, moving 1,520 MT below the 13,367 MT average.
Japan was also the leader in U.S. beef export shipments with 3,300 MT of the weekly total. Shipments were also sent to Mexico (2,200 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), Hong Kong (1,700 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), and Taiwan (500 MT).
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