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U.S. Dairy Exports Volume Sets All-Time High Mark in 2020

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United States
Published Feb 12, 2021

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Michael Dykes, president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), issued a statement based on the info released by USDA.

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Despite significant disruptions in trade throughout 2020, the United States exported nearly 2.4 million metric tons of dairy goods last year — a record-setting mark, according to data released last week by the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Michael Dykes, president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), issued the following statement: “Last year was yet another banner year for U.S. dairy exports, a testament to the resilience, innovation and growth of the U.S. dairy industry. While logistical issues challenged the industry in 2020 and some continue today, U.S. dairy exports maintained an accelerated pace throughout the year. Export volumes were boosted by 10% over 2019, setting an all-time record for export volumes in one year and pushing export values to more than $6 billion for the first time since 2014. “A look at the United States’ top markets shows positive trends with trading partners new and old. Export volumes ...
Source: eDairyNews
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