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Welcome to the official web site of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, known by the acronym USAPEEC. The Council is a trade association of the U.S. poultry and egg industry that is dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. poultry and eggs worldwide.

This site contains useful information for members of USAPEEC and other interested parties. Members will find the latest market information about poultry and egg exports, including monthly reports from USAPEEC's 14 offices and consultants worldwide. Others will find valuable information about the organization, along with links to various government agencies and other poultry and egg trade associations and agriculture organization.

January-February poultry exports drop 11% as Mexico helps boost egg sales to new record

Exports of U.S. poultry meat for the first two months of the year declined by 11 percent to 578,727 metric tons, while value slipped by 10 percent to $743.3 million, according to trade data released by the Foreign Agricultural Service.

A perfect storm of factors seems to be behind the drop, including ongoing avian influenza issues in the U.S., a strong dollar, and low oil prices that affect the buying power in numerous markets.

Meanwhile, January-February exports of U.S. table eggs set new records for the period in both volume and value, in large part because of huge increases in shipments to Mexico. Total table egg exports reached 29.58 million dozen, up 29.9 percent, while value rose by 30.1 percent to $31.02 million.

See more in the April 13 edition of MondayLine.

U.S., South Africa governments tell industries to settle their differences, end poultry dispute

As South African Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies leads a delegation to Washington this week for a scheduled meeting with the U.S. Trade Representative on trade and investment issues, renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), and the poultry dispute that threatens to derail it, all eyes will instead be on Lisbon.

There, in the Portuguese capital, on the sidelines of the International Egg Commission conference, USAPEEC President Jim Sumner and Kevin Brosch, USAPEEC’s trade counsel, and Kevin Lovell, president of the South African Poultry Association(SAPA), will be working under a mandate from their respective governments to negotiate a settlement to the long-standing dispute over anti-dumping duties that have effectively blocked U.S. chicken exports to South Africa for the past 15 years.

USAPEEC Meetings

USAPEEC Annual Meeting
June 16–18, 2015
Charleston, SC
Belmond Charleston Place Hotel

Meeting Registration Deadline is May 15th

Meeting Registration and Sponsorships

Sponsorships Only

Golf Only

Spouses Activity

Charleston, SC

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What's New

USAPEEC does not buy or sell poultry or eggs. However, it does facilitate the process between buyers and sellers, in order to accomplish its stated mission of helping to increase exports of U.S. poultry and egg products in the international marketplace. This section is devoted to helping buyers find sellers of specific products. Here, the buyer can request product information and learn more about available products through poultry and egg buyers guides.


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