July Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

56th Edition : July 2018.   Key Points Indonesian slaughter prices have firmed again for the second month in a row. Vietnam slaughter prices also continue their movement upwards. China prices are also rising although a weakening currency means AUD rates are lower.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.80 / kg live weight (Rp…

June Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

55th Edition : June 2018.   Key Points Indonesian slaughter prices have increased for the first time in 2 years. Demand for live cattle is rising but now shipping space has become the new limiting factor. China prices continue to leave the rest behind Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.71 / kg live weight (Rp…

Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

54th Edition : May 2018.  Key Points Indonesian Feedlot industry finally clears the backlog ready for a new beginning. The Philippines slaughter cattle prices have rejoined the SE Asian pack.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.60 / kg live weight (Rp 10,550 = $1AUD) Prices were unusually stable this month including the first two…

April Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

53rd Edition : April 2018. Key Points Chinese domestic slaughter cattle prices are going ballistic. The Vietnamese business case for increasing imports at is looking bright. The Philippines slaughter cattle prices have finally caught up the rest of SE Asia.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.60 / kg live weight (Rp 10,550 = $1AUD)…

March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

52nd Edition : March 2018. Key Points  Ramadan demand and lower feeder prices present a ray of hope for Indonesian importers. Vietnamese importers are finally able to increase their prices as local supplies decline. Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.55 / kg live weight (Rp 10,700 = $1AUD) The lowest prices quoted have remained stable…

February Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

51st Edition : February 2018. Key Points  Middle men are taking all the margins in the Indonesian supply chain with none of the significantly reduced supply costs passed on to the local consumer. All the evidence points to a serious decline in slaughter cattle supplies in China.   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.55 /…