Who is to blame for slow U.S. pork exports? It could be China
One livestock economist says China is to blame for slow U.S. pork exports.
A livestock economist says China is to blame for slow U.S. pork exports.
With the country importing less, total overseas pork sales were down 6 percent in volume in USDA’s latest figures, but value showed double-digit growth.
University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says it highlights the importance of diversifying pork and is calling on American producers to look to smaller, central American or Asian countries. He calls Colombia a bright spot in the U.S. pork industry as well.