The United States has imported 2.16 billion pounds of beef so far in 2015 (January - July, up 32.5 from 2014.)

The United States imported the most beef in 2015 from Australia followed by New Zealand and Canada.

U.S. beef imports from Australia are up 55percent in 2015.

U.S. beef imports from New Zealand are up 16 percent in 2015.

U.S. beef imports from Canada are up 2.5 percent in 2015.

U.S. beef imports from Brazil are up 119 percent in 2015.  Brazil is the 5th largest supplier of beef to the United States so far in 2015.

U.S. Beef Imports 1,626,905,317 2,155,168,282 32.47%
Country Jan. - July 2014 Jan. - July 2015 Difference
Australia 503,459,466 780,792,189 55.09%
New Zealand 432,092,653 502,096,006 16.20%
Canada 344,250,447 352,757,072 2.47%
Mexico 172,109,490 239,302,659 39.04%
Brazil 46,108,777 100,905,863 118.84%
Uruguay 50,460,217 85,448,980 69.34%
Nicaragua 58,918,199 69,399,769 17.79%
Costa Rica 13,358,663 16,768,285 25.52%
Honduras 4,603,943 3,415,398 -25.82%
Japan 853,553 1,771,908 107.59%
Chile 807 1,174,960 145579.26%
Argentina 680,888 991,024 45.55%
Ireland 0 310,088 NA
Denmark 0 25,024 NA
Croatia 8,188 8,395 2.53%
Italy 0 652 NA
Source: ERS/USDA (pounds)