US beef exports to Central America trend lower - USMEF

Export value increased 14%
calendar icon 29 May 2024
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Although March beef exports to Central America trended lower in volume (1,751 mt, down 15%), according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

However, export value still increased 14% to $15.3 million. 

Led by robust growth in leading market Guatemala and Panama, first quarter exports to the region increased 4% year-over-year to 5,708 mt, while value climbed 15% to $42.5 million.

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