U.S. beef trade

Million lbs.

Line graph with 2 lines and 29 points per line.

Line 1, Exports.
Point 1, 1980 is 175.
Point 2, 1981 is 218.
Point 3, 1982 is 252.
Point 4, 1983 is 276.
Point 5, 1984 is 334.
Point 6, 1985 is 332.
Point 7, 1986 is 526.
Point 8, 1987 is 611.
Point 9, 1988 is 690.
Point 10, 1989 is 1135.
Point 11, 1990 is 1006.
Point 12, 1991 is 1189.
Point 13, 1992 is 1324.
Point 14, 1993 is 1275.
Point 15, 1994 is 1611.
Point 16, 1995 is 1821.
Point 17, 1996 is 1878.
Point 18, 1997 is 2136.
Point 19, 1998 is 2171.
Point 20, 1999 is 2412.
Point 21, 2000 is 2468.
Point 22, 2001 is 2269.
Point 23, 2002 is 2448.
Point 24, 2003 is 2523.
Point 25, 2004 is 460.
Point 26, 2005 is 697.
Point 27, 2006 is 1145.
Point 28, 2007 is 1434.
Point 29, 2008 is 1887.
Line 2, Imports.
Point 1, 1980 is 2085.
Point 2, 1981 is 1761.
Point 3, 1982 is 1958.
Point 4, 1983 is 1992.
Point 5, 1984 is 1847.
Point 6, 1985 is 2091.
Point 7, 1986 is 2156.
Point 8, 1987 is 2294.
Point 9, 1988 is 2406.
Point 10, 1989 is 2179.
Point 11, 1990 is 2356.
Point 12, 1991 is 2408.
Point 13, 1992 is 2441.
Point 14, 1993 is 2402.
Point 15, 1994 is 2372.
Point 16, 1995 is 2104.
Point 17, 1996 is 2073.
Point 18, 1997 is 2344.
Point 19, 1998 is 2643.
Point 20, 1999 is 2873.
Point 21, 2000 is 3032.
Point 22, 2001 is 3163.
Point 23, 2002 is 3218.
Point 24, 2003 is 3006.
Point 25, 2004 is 3679.
Point 26, 2005 is 3599.
Point 27, 2006 is 3085.
Point 28, 2007 is 3052.
Point 29, 2008 is 2538.

Imports
Exports
Source: USDA, Economic Research Service, Livestock and Meat Trade Data.