Cattle Trader Center: U.S. beef imports up 33% in 2015

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

[Reposted from Cattle Trader Center  |  Rob Cook  |  September 4, 2015]

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

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

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

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

U.S. beef imports from Brazil are up 119% 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  

 

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