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Table 2 Antimicrobial use in food animals and U.S. export sales for 2011

From: Restrictions on antimicrobial use in food animal production: an international regulatory and economic survey

Jurisdiction ranked by U.S. export market sales ($) National ban on growth promotion National veterinary prescription requirement U.S. export sales for 5 commodities in $1,000s (% U.S. export market) U.S. export sales for poultry incl. eggs in $1,000s (metric tons) U.S. export sales for dairy in $1,000s (metric tons) U.S. export sales for pork in $1,000s (metric tons) U.S. export sales for beef in $1,000s (metric tons) U.S. export sales for eggs in $1,000s (quantity in metric tons excl. eggs measured in dozens)a
Mexico Yes* Yes 3,438,395 (17.1) 912,570 (657,711) 1,165,916 (370,602) 599,267 (286,197) 760,606 (156,029) 42,310 (982)
Japan No Yes 3,071,017 (15.2) 151,126 (84,270) 277,147 (107,417) 1,884,048 (464,593) 758,696 (138,910) 72,462 (17,333)
Canada No No 2,358,928 (11.7) 581,601 (180,929) 444,149 (137,927) 467,193 (120,914) 865,985 (145,540) 74,691 (4,744)
South Korea N/D N/D 1,455,922 (7.2) 151,497 (112,965) 222,329 (68,634) 433,277 (148,577) 648,819 (135,553) 5,175 (1,794)
Hong Kong No Yes 1,148,403 (5.7) 822,405 (562,572) 21,461 (6,588) 86,527 (36,670) 218,010 (44,017) 35,388 (1,595)
China No No 1,075,574 (5.4) 249,192 (137,716) 361,993 (236,221) 464,389 (219,187) 0 (0) 4,362 (392)
Russia N/D N/D 676,944 (3.4) 263,458 (214,892) 2,720 (1,339) 198,074 (63,364) 212,692 (46,396) 14,600 (0)
EU Yes Yes* 623,908 (3.1) 238,386 (147,259) 135,298 (32,532) 23,183 (6,787) 227,041 (27,142) 68,552 (5,950)
Philippines N/D N/D 450,819 (2.2) 79,740 (75,791) 280,306 (83,739) 60,692 (29,369) 30,081 (6,790) 2,064 (659)
Taiwan Yes Yes 405,215 (2.0) 125,588 (104,941) 46,991 (18,363) 33,847 (14,583) 198,789 (35,354) 1,188 (282)
Australia No No 271,495 (1.4) 2,945 (644) 88,309 (32,564) 179,196 (56,059) 1,045 (178) 1,271 (183)
Netherlands** Yes Yes 235,935 (1.2) 38,465 (14,733) 54,138 (15,628) 8,692 (3,127) 134,640 (16,521) 11,390 (583)
Germany Yes Yes 57,751 (0.3) 24,939 (3,946) 6,662 (3,300) 4,642 (1,347) 21,508 (3,807) 21,098 (2,948)
Brazil No Yes 48,091 (0.2) 6,292 (69) 40,425 (22,356) 89 (11) 1,285 (273) 5,532 (18)
Ukraine No No 42,011 (0.2) 24,172 (11,745) 7,582 (2,344) 9,609 (3791) 648 (166) 11,604 (0)
Denmark Yes Yes 20,776 (0.1) 2,388 (487) 17,138 (3,736) 108 (24) 1,142 (187) 2,287 (445)
Sweden Yes Yes 7,768 (<0.1) 4,875 (1,138) 2,855 (716) 0 (0) 38 (6) 4,838 (1,137)
  1. Data for this table were collected from Global Agriculture Trade Statistics in June 2012. Since data collection, some data may have been revised by USDA/FAS.
  2. N/D=No Data.
  3. * = with exceptions.
  4. **= calculations include Netherlands Antilles.
  5. aFor egg exports, USDA/FAS measures quantities in two ways: 1) by metric ton (for eggs not sold in dozens) and 2) in dozens (for eggs sold in dozens). For consistency with other categories, we include only the quantity of egg exports reported by metric ton.