US beef exports to Vietnam double in first half of 2017

VOV.VN - US beef exports to ASEAN capped off a very strong first half of the year, according to statistics released by the US Department of Agriculture and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation.

For the six months January through June 2017, US global beef exports were up 12% in volume to 606,876 metric tons and 15% in value to US$3.35 billion compared to the first half of 2016.

Led by a doubling of exports to Vietnam and Indonesia and strong demand in the Philippines, US beef exports to the ASEAN region increased 85% in volume to 20,532 metric tons and 61% in value to US$99 million.

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