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Global: The USDA projects a good year for Mercosur exports

Turkey Meat
Australia
Frozen Whole Chicken
Paraguay
Published Jan 28, 2024

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The United States is the world's largest consumer of meat, with an average intake of 129.3 kilos per person, followed by Argentina, Australia, Uruguay, Brazil, and China. The USDA anticipates a slight rise in meat exports from Mercosur and Australia by 2024, while exports from the US and Europe are predicted to decline. Despite these changes, global beef production and trade are projected to grow by 1.3% in 2024. However, this growth is slower compared to poultry, pork, and aquaculture.
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What are the countries that consume the most meat in the world? The ranking is headed by the United States, with a total intake of 129.3 kilos per inhabitant, made up of 38 kilos of beef, 30 kilos of pork, 53.8 kilos of poultry meat and about 7.5 kilos of turkey meat. Argentina follows, with a consumption of 50 kilos of beef, 48 kilos of poultry and 17 kilos of pork, totaling 115 kilos per capita. In Australia, for its part, each inhabitant consumes 25 kilos of beef, six kilos of sheep, about 25 kilos of pork and about 50 kilos of poultry, for a total intake of 106 kilos equivalent annually. Uruguay, which registered its highest domestic meat consumption in the last eight years in 2023, has an intake of 45.6 kilos of beef, 22.7 kilos of poultry, 25.9 kilos of pork and 2.8 kilos of sheep meat: the total volume is 97 kilos per person In Brazil, 38.6 kilos of beef, 15 kilos of pork and 50 kilos of chicken are consumed: a total of 103.6 kilos per person. While China registered in 2023 ...
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