U.S. pork exports in February were 420 million pounds, a year-over-year increase of 5.5 percent. For the fourth month in a row, Mexico was the largest buyer of U.S. pork, while exports to Japan were 10 percent lower compared with February 2013. The 10 largest foreign destinations for U.S. exported pork are summarized below:

Chart 1: U.S. pork exports to 10 largest foreign markets in February 2014
Country 2014 2013 Percent
Change
  (Million lbs) (2014/2013)
World 419,683 397,660 5.5
Mexico 111,452 81,924 36.0
Japan 95,110 105,789 10.1
China/H.K. 69,575 49,795 39.7
S. Korea 37,256 35,290 5.6
Canada 35,621 45,781 ‐22.2
Australia 18,382 16,927 8.6
Colombia 12,892 6,640 94.1
Philippines 7,258 8,378 ‐13.4
Chile 4,686 3,571 31.3
Dom. Rep. 4,468 3,622 23.3
Source: http://www.ers.usda.gov/dataproducts/livestockmat-international-trade-data.aspx.

Source: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry report