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The U.S. ranks 2nd in pig imports

3 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States imported $653,210,000 worth of pigs, or 20.96% of the total value of all pig imports that year. That was enough to make the United States rank second out of one hundred sixty-one countries ranked in that category. Germany ranked first, importing 944,047,000 worth of pigs, or 30.29% of the total value of all pig imports.

The U.S. ranks 13th in pig exports

28 February 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States ranked thirteenth out of sixty-three countries in the export of pigs with 136,716 heads of pigs. Canada ranked first at 10,031,949 heads of pig exported.

Entry by Charles Dillon