U.S. Pork Exports
The U.S. produces 13% of the world’s pork. In 2020, U.S. pork exports surpassed $7.7 billion in value. In total, more than 6.56 billion pounds of pork was exported to other markets.
For Every Hog Sold, More Than $58.65 Comes From These Markets
In 2020, export value averaged $58.65 for every U.S. hog marketed. Here’s the breakdown from each market.
U.S. Pork Across the Globe
The Checkoff has developed an international market development strategy to build confidence in U.S. pork in a diverse global protein market. We look for areas to differentiate U.S. pork from competitors and add value and opportunity into other markets.
Top U.S. Pork Customers
Exports accounted for 29.3 percent of total U.S. pork and pork variety meat production in 2020. Here is a breakdown of the top seven U.S. pork customers.