Pork exports were improved from the week prior but still well below the year-to-date average, according to Provimi senior market analyst Dave Bauer.
Former Sen. Kenneth Salazar widely regarded by food and agricultural groups to serve as ambassador to Mexico.
Soybean and wheat volume fare better but fail to impress
Mexico leads the way while Philippines pork imports expected to reach record levels.
More than 201,000 metric tons of paws were exported to China last year, generating revenue of $460 million.
Corn quality mostly steady from a week ago, with soybean ratings up slightly
This is turning out to be a year of extremes for production prospects.
Location far from commercial hog farms but creates hurdle for country’s exports.