April Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

41st Edition : April 2017. Key Points  Weak demand from both Indonesia and Vietnam must soon start to put serious downward pressure on northern Australian feeder prices. Spanish beef is being sold at discounts even lower than Indian buffalo as product expiry dates approach. Philippines live cattle prices take an unexpected 10% leap.   Indonesia …

March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

40th Edition : March 2017. Key Points  Weak slaughter cattle demand in Indonesia squeezing importers from all sides Buffalo beef now in Indonesian supermarket chains New 450kg policy will fail unless the 120 day rule is removed    Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.04 / kg live weight (Rp 10,150 = $1AUD)  Weak demand is…

February Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

39th Edition : February 2017. Key Points  Indian buffalo impact beginning to moderate Plenty of buffalo in the fridge while the ban issue is resolved Significant drought in China’s northern region of Inner Mongolia   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.06 / kg live weight (Rp 10,230 = $1AUD)  Live slaughter prices appear to have…

January Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

38th Edition : January 2017. Key Points  Cheap Spanish beef enters the Indonesian market Indian buffalo continues to crush demand for live slaughter cattle in Indonesia   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.14 / kg live weight (Rp 9,900 = $1AUD)  Live slaughter prices drifted even lower in January pushing the indicator rate to Rp41,000.…

December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

37th Edition : December 2016. Key Points  Indian buffalo seriously impacting slaughter cattle demand Indonesian feeder imports could reduce by 50% during 2017   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.23 / kg live weight (Rp 9,800 = $1AUD)  Live slaughter prices continue to slip with the December indicator rate at Rp41,500 which converts to AUD$4.23…

November Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

36th Edition : November 2016. Key Points  Indian buffalo gaining penetration in W Java and Sumatera Aussie Feeder imports to E Java after 10 year ban is revoked  50+% capacity of Vietnamese importers suspended    Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.20 / kg live weight (Rp10,000 = $1AUD)  Live slaughter prices are weakening very slightly…