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US pork demand strong

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U.S. pork demand was strong in 2017, according to a report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

The organization revealed that from January through November 2017, U.S. pork exports totaled 2.23 million metric tons, or $5.9 billion.

That's up from 2.09 million metric tons, worth $5.4 billion, during the same time period in 2016.

However, farmers are worried trade spats with key export markets in China, Mexico and Canada could harm the business.

Read more from Reuters.


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