US beef exports to Dominican Republic drop slightly

Export volume up 1% from a year ago
calendar icon 30 January 2024
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November beef shipments from the US to the Dominican Republic were below year-ago levels but January-November volume remained 1% above the year-ago pace at 8,531 mt, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

Export value to the DR, which is on a record pace, increased 8% to $95.7 million. Exports to the Caribbean region increased 5% in value to $228.4 million, despite trending lower in volume (24,538 mt, down 6%). 

The Bahamas and Netherlands Antilles have set annual value records, while export value is also on a record pace for Turks and Caicos.

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