Talking Trade In 2018? USGC Can Help!

Feed grain exports breakdown

Trade will continue to be a hot topic in 2018, and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has a diverse set of resources to aid in talking about trade issues in the new year. 

U.S. exports of grains in all forms set a new record in the 2016/2017 marketing year, hitting 28.3 percent of U.S. production. Learn more about how much grain is exported as both bulk feed grains and value-added co-products in this infographic. Want more details? This infographic breaks down the 114 million metric tons exported by specific commodity, co-product and meat exports in corn equivalent. 

Need information on a specific market? The USGC U.S. Grains In All Forms Exports portal provides both historical data for individual markets as well as sales-to-date with an added year-over-year comparision. For the top customers by quantity and volume, check out this series of infographics on top markets for cornethanolsorghum and barley. And this infographic provides a quick snapshot that is easy to share. 

The Council also has more in depth stories on market development through success stories and an interactive map breaking down the value of grain trade. Need even more? Keep up to date on the latest resources in our trade toolkit as well as on the Council’s TwitterFacebook and Instagram channels. 

The Council will continue to generate and release additional content related to the value of trade to U.S. feed grains and co-products throughout the year, so check back often to view new resources. 

Learn more about how the Council advocates for trade here.