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February 20, 2018

Value of US poultry and egg exports up most since 2013

The dollar value of combined U.S. poultry and egg exports increased by 10.5 percent in 2017, a bigger gain than in any year since 2013, according to a new analysis of federal data by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC). The results reflect the industry’s rebound from the devastating effects of an avian influenza outbreak three years ago. Combined exports of U.S. poultry and eggs were $4.509 billion in 2017, up $427.1 million from 2016, according to trade data released by the Foreign Agricultural Service. Chicken, turkey, table egg, and egg product categories all showed gains in exports last year.  Read more

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