An Informa Agribusiness analysis commissioned by USDEC predicts Chinese tariffs on U.S. dairy products will cost U.S. dairy farmers $12.2 billion by 2023 if they remain in place. The tariffs are now as high as 45 percent on some exports.
Get a list of articles showing progress on the ambitious goal to grow export volume five percentage points—from 15 percent of the U.S. milk supply to 20 percent. If this initiatve succeeds, everyone in the dairy industry prospers.
The U.S. dairy industry supports nearly 3 million jobs and has an overall economic impact of more than $628 billion. Get stories, state-by-state export data and other resources at GotDairyJobs.com.
Mexico is the U.S. dairy industry's No. 1 cheese export market, accounting for 28 percent of all U.S. cheese exports. New tariffs could deliver an economic blow.