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According to the U.S. Meat Export Federation economist Erin Daley Borror, as of the end of 2011, U.S. pork exports will likely exceed $ 5 billion, breaking the 2008 record of $ 4.88 billion.
In 2011 the first five months of U.S. pork exports rose 16% (up to 91.6763 million tons), exports rose 22% (23.5 billion U.S. dollars). Erin Daley Borror said, in large part due to China, South Korea and Japan, the result of increased imports. South Korea's export volume of more than 2010 full-year exports, in part because South Korea's most pigs have been destroyed because of foot and mouth disease. China is also a serious shortage of supply of live pigs, which resulted in a significant market impact.
Exports to Japan has been high in 2010, but exports still rose 18 percent to $ 790 million or more. According to Borror said of Mexico (the largest U.S. pork export market) in pork exports has slowed down in April, but has rebounded strongly in May.