U.S. beef export sales increased by 15 percent last week by gaining 2,097 metric tons.
Export sales ended three consecutive weeks of loses with export sales totaling 16,586 MT.
The increase also moved the four-week average 20 percent higher than the previous average. Sales increases were noted for North American neighbors Mexico (3,500 MT) and Canada (2,500 MT).
Higher sales were also recorded for Vietnam (2,200 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT) and Egypt (1,400 MT).
Export shipments totaled 16,243 metric tons, seven percent lower than the previous week. Shipments of U.S. beef were primarily to Mexico (2,900 MT) and Canada (2,500 MT).
Higher shipments were also noted for Japan (2,100 MT), Vietnam (1,900 MT) and Russia (1,800 MT).
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