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Chicken Exports in October Increased 15.5 Percent in Quantity; 32.4 Percent in Value - Washington Report

Chicken exports in October 2017 increased 15.5 percent in quantity and 32.4 percent in value when compared with 2016. Chicken exports for October 2017 were as follows:

U.S. Chicken Exports in the Month of October
Quantity Value
2016 2017 Change 2016 2017 Change
– metric tons – – percent – – million dollars – – percent –
Chicken Parts  260,480  301,984  15.9  234.63  317.00  35.1
Prepared Chicken & Sausages  7,333  7,811  6.5  26.61 28.40  6.7
Whole Chickens  5,847  6,419  9.8  5.65 7.83  38.6
Total  273,660  316,214  15.5  266.89  353.23  32.4

Chicken parts exports in October 2017 were as follows:

U.S. Chicken Parts Exports for the Month of October
Destination Quantity Value
2016 2017 Change 2016 2017 Change
— metric tons — — percent — — million dollars — — percent —
Mexico  45,634  50,502  10.7  34.03  39.16  15.1
Hong Kong  27,200  28,380  4.3  33.86  39.38  16.3
Cuba  11,513  19,941  73.2  7.53  17.23  128.8
Taiwan  6,056  16,470  172.0  4.55  17.88  293.0
Angola  18,666  11,680  -37.4  13.93  11.33  -18.7
Guatemala  9,680  11,357  17.3  7.48  11.09  48.3
Canada  12,678  10,921  -13.9  26.81  24.17  -9.8
South Africa  1,648  10,405  531.4  1.27  10.39  718.1
Congo (Brazzaville)  4,733  8,758  85.0  3.74  7.80  108.6
Philippines  10,563  8,444  -20.1  7.72  8.28  7.3
Vietnam  5,593  8,263  47.7  4.09  8.50  107.8
Ghana  5,444  7,808  43.4  4.40  8.15  85.2
Chile  5,160  7,744  50.1  4.69  7.90  68.4
Iraq  7,094  7,531  6.2  4.98  6.38  28.1
Haiti  5,251  6,717  27.9  4.01  6.57  63.8
Top 15 Markets  176,913  214,921  21.5  163.09  224.21  37.5
Other Countries  83,567  87,063  4.2  71.54  92.79  29.7
Grand Total  260,480  301,984  15.9  234.63  317.00  35.1

Chicken exports for January-October 2016 and January-October 2017 were as follows:

U.S. Chicken Exports During January-October
Quantity Value
2016 2017 Change 2016 2017 Change
– metric tons – – percent – – million dollars – – percent –
Chicken Parts  2,551,740  2,644,713  3.6  2,336.08  2,628.81  12.5
Prepared Chicken & Sausages  70,665  75,713  7.1  248.43  269.23  8.4
Whole Chickens  68,607  56,445  -17.7  78.05  59.70  -23.5
Total  2,691,012  2,776,871  3.2  2,662.56  2,957.74  11.1

Chicken parts exports during January-October 2016 and January-October 2017 were as follows:

U.S. Chicken Parts Exports During January-October
Destination Quantity Value
2016 2017 Change 2016 2017 Change
— metric tons — — percent — — million dollars — — percent —
Mexico  522,321  484,847  -7.2  399.24  400.15  0.2
Hong Kong  248,363  251,207  1.1  304.60  342.14  12.3
Cuba  136,453  175,838  28.9  90.53  136.29  50.3
Angola  93,380  154,471  65.4  69.55  135.77  95.2
Taiwan  131,571  116,267  -11.6  103.53  108.72  5.0
Canada  116,449  107,647  -7.6  292.38  247.19  -15.5
Guatemala  95,786  99,731  4.1  73.68  88.23  19.7
Philippines  80,105  86,889  8.5  61.41  71.81  16.9
South Africa  25,567  78,225  206.0  17.59  69.30  294.0
Kazakhstan  65,802  75,549  14.8  61.01  60.58  -0.7
Chile  63,257  60,208  -4.8  49.67  58.39 17.6
Georgia  26,361  57,262  117.2  19.71  40.40  105.0
Iraq  64,559  56,371  -12.7  45.53  49.39  8.5
Vietnam  72,028  55,610  -22.8  58.57  50.42  -13.9
Haiti  59,117  53,708  -9.1  44.00  45.21  2.8
Top 15 Countries  1,801,119  1,913,830  6.3  1,691.00  1,903.99  12.6
Other Countries  750,621  730,883  -2.6  645.08  724.82  12.4
Grand Total  2,551,740  2,644,713  3.6  2,336.08  2,628.81  12.5