U.S. meat imports: beef, pork, and poultry, 1970-2011

Thousand metric tons

Line graph with 3 lines and 42 points per line.

Line 1, Beef and veal 1/.
Point 1, 1970 is 824.
Point 2, 1971 is 797.
Point 3, 1972 is 905.
Point 4, 1973 is 917.
Point 5, 1974 is 747.
Point 6, 1975 is 808.
Point 7, 1976 is 950.
Point 8, 1977 is 890.
Point 9, 1978 is 1053.
Point 10, 1979 is 1103.
Point 11, 1980 is 946.
Point 12, 1981 is 799.
Point 13, 1982 is 889.
Point 14, 1983 is 873.
Point 15, 1984 is 838.
Point 16, 1985 is 948.
Point 17, 1986 is 978.
Point 18, 1987 is 1040.
Point 19, 1988 is 1092.
Point 20, 1989 is 988.
Point 21, 1990 is 1069.
Point 22, 1991 is 1091.
Point 23, 1992 is 1107.
Point 24, 1993 is 1089.
Point 25, 1994 is 1075.
Point 26, 1995 is 954.
Point 27, 1996 is 940.
Point 28, 1997 is 1063.
Point 29, 1998 is 1199.
Point 30, 1999 is 1303.
Point 31, 2000 is 1375.
Point 32, 2001 is 1435.
Point 33, 2002 is 1459.
Point 34, 2003 is 1363.
Point 35, 2004 is 1669.
Point 36, 2005 is 1632.
Point 37, 2006 is 1399.
Point 38, 2007 is 1384.
Point 39, 2008 is 1151.
Point 40, 2009 is 1191.
Point 41, 2010 is 1042.
Point 42, 2011 is 933.
Line 2, Pork 1/.
Point 1, 1970 is 223.
Point 2, 1971 is 225.
Point 3, 1972 is 244.
Point 4, 1973 is 242.
Point 5, 1974 is 221.
Point 6, 1975 is 199.
Point 7, 1976 is 213.
Point 8, 1977 is 199.
Point 9, 1978 is 225.
Point 10, 1979 is 227.
Point 11, 1980 is 249.
Point 12, 1981 is 246.
Point 13, 1982 is 278.
Point 14, 1983 is 317.
Point 15, 1984 is 433.
Point 16, 1985 is 512.
Point 17, 1986 is 509.
Point 18, 1987 is 542.
Point 19, 1988 is 515.
Point 20, 1989 is 406.
Point 21, 1990 is 407.
Point 22, 1991 is 351.
Point 23, 1992 is 293.
Point 24, 1993 is 336.
Point 25, 1994 is 337.
Point 26, 1995 is 301.
Point 27, 1996 is 281.
Point 28, 1997 is 288.
Point 29, 1998 is 320.
Point 30, 1999 is 375.
Point 31, 2000 is 438.
Point 32, 2001 is 431.
Point 33, 2002 is 486.
Point 34, 2003 is 538.
Point 35, 2004 is 499.
Point 36, 2005 is 464.
Point 37, 2006 is 449.
Point 38, 2007 is 439.
Point 39, 2008 is 377.
Point 40, 2009 is 378.
Point 41, 2010 is 390.
Point 42, 2011 is 364.
Line 3, Poultry.
Point 1, 1970 is 0.
Point 2, 1971 is 0.
Point 3, 1972 is 0.
Point 4, 1973 is 0.
Point 5, 1974 is 0.
Point 6, 1975 is 0.
Point 7, 1976 is 0.
Point 8, 1977 is 0.
Point 9, 1978 is 0.
Point 10, 1979 is 0.
Point 11, 1980 is 0.
Point 12, 1981 is 0.
Point 13, 1982 is 0.
Point 14, 1983 is 0.
Point 15, 1984 is 0.
Point 16, 1985 is 0.
Point 17, 1986 is 0.
Point 18, 1987 is 0.
Point 19, 1988 is 0.
Point 20, 1989 is 0.
Point 21, 1990 is 0.
Point 22, 1991 is 0.
Point 23, 1992 is 0.
Point 24, 1993 is 0.
Point 25, 1994 is 0.
Point 26, 1995 is 0.
Point 27, 1996 is 2.
Point 28, 1997 is 2.
Point 29, 1998 is 2.
Point 30, 1999 is 2.
Point 31, 2000 is 6.
Point 32, 2001 is 9.
Point 33, 2002 is 12.
Point 34, 2003 is 11.
Point 35, 2004 is 17.
Point 36, 2005 is 23.
Point 37, 2006 is 34.
Point 38, 2007 is 43.
Point 39, 2008 is 49.
Point 40, 2009 is 54.
Point 41, 2010 is 59.
Point 42, 2011 is 59.

1/ Carcass-weight equivalent Source: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service, Production, Supply and Distribution database http://www.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/