Pork International Markets
Pork is the most consumed meat in the world. With increasing global incomes, more consumers worldwide are shifting to meat-based diets. July 2012 ... Pork International Markets
- A Guide to Exporting Pork, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) - This online guide covers how to identify buyers, move product overseas, documentation and payment methods.
- Agricultural Market Access Database (AMAD), Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA - The database contains data for World Trade Organization members. It is based in MS Access and Excel. It includes tariff schedules and rates.
- Australian Pork Limited
- Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), Ag Marketing Service (AMS), USDA - This site includes background information, resources and federal register rulemaking.
- Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), ERS, USDA - The USDA reports food supplies can voluntarily label products with country of origin. This page links to a 2004 ERS report on the issue.
- Country-of-Origin-Labeling (COOL), Food Industry Trade Coalition - This site was established in 2003 to provide information and answer questions regarding COOL.
- Economic Impact of U.S. Pork Trade, University of Missouri, 2007 - This study charts the growth of pork exports from 1986-2006.
- Extension of Chilled Pork Storage Life, 1997 - This fact sheet, compiled by the National Pork Board in association with the American Meat Science Association, addresses the role of chilled pork storage life in capitalizing on potential export and value-added domestic markets.
- Factors Shaping Expanding U.S. Red Meat Trade, ERS, USDA, 2009.
- Global Agricultural Trade System, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.
- International Reports, AMS, USDA.
- International Trade, National Pork Producers Council.
- Japanese Pork Supply and Demand Trends (Monthly), AMS, USDA.
- Japanese Retail Prices of Pork (Monthly), AMS, USDA.
- Livestock and Meat Trade Data, ERS, USDA.
- New Zealand Pork, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, New Zealand.
- Ontario Pork Facts and Figures - Pork and farm statistics are listed here.
- Pork for the European Union Program, Audit Review and Compliance Branch, USDA - This site lists approved finished hog suppliers and how to certify pork for export to the EU.
- Pork Safety and Quality Concerns for Key International Pork Markets, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Ontario, Canada - This Web site provides information on the top pork concerns by key export markets.
- U.S. 2003 and 2004 Livestock and Poultry Trade Influenced by Animal Disease and Trade Restrictions, ERS, 2004 - This report discusses how animal diseases and disease-related trade restrictions have influenced trade in animal products.
- U.S. to Mexico Weekly Livestock Export Summary, AMS, USDA.
- U.S. Meat Export Federation - This trade association works to create new market opportunities for U.S. beef, pork, lamb and veal.
- U.S. Red Meat Exports Top $11.5 Billion in 2011, USMEF, February 10, 2012.
- China's Hog Cycle Boosts U.S. Pork Exports, Amber Waves, ERS, USDA, March 2012.
- The Iowa and Danish Pork Industries: A Comparison, Iowa State University, 2006 - Iowa produces more than 29 million market pigs annually. Denmark produces 25 million pigs per year. This brief report compares statistics on the two pork powerhouses.
- Pork Policies in Japan, ERS, USDA, 2003 - This report details policies used by Japan to support its pork producers. Tariffs and a gate price system are applied to imported pork.
- U.S.-Canadian Hog Trade: Market Integration at Work, Amber Waves, ERS, USDA, 2005 - Growth in Canadian feeder pig production has matched U.S. demand for hogs.