Weekly beef exports steady after drastic swing

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U.S. beef export shipments improved marginally last week, moving 134 metric tons higher than the previous week. The shipment total shows some consistency after a decrease of almost 8,000 metric tons followed by a recovery of almost 10,000 MT the following week.

Shipments remained above the 10-week average with a total of 12,141 metric tons last week. Japan led all countries in weekly totals, receiving 2,500 MT, followed by Hong Kong (2,400 MT), Mexico (2,300 MT), South Korea (2,200 MT), and Canada (1,600 MT).

Sales declined nine percent from the previous week, down 1,472 metric tons to 14,313 MT. Sales were reported for Japan (4,300 MT), Mexico (3,600 MT), South Korea (2,400 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), and Hong Kong (1,100 MT). 

REPORT THIS WEEK LAST WEEK DIFFERENCE
  Shipments 12,141 12,007 134
 
SHIPMENTS 10 WEEKS 27 WEEKS THIS YEAR
Average 11,891 14,073 8,811
High 18,003 35,881 12,141
Low 2,286 2,286 2,286
 
 
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Data provided by iNet Solutions Group, Inc.
All commodity prices delayed 10 minutes.


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