May Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

66th Edition : May 2019. Key Points Indonesian fat cattle prices finally turn upwards. Indonesian lotfeeders receive a long list of bad news. Vietnam import demand strong with domestic prices holding firm.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.91/kg live weight (Rp9,970 = $1AUD) At long last slaughter steer prices have stopped falling and…

April Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

65th Edition : April 2019.   Key Points Major Indonesian feedlot operator closes its business permanently. Falling Indian beef prices in Indonesia providing increased competition to fresh beef. African Swine Fever spread confirmed in Vietnam and Cambodia. Northern Territory wet season fails.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.78/kg live weight (Rp10,050 = $1AUD)…

March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

64th Edition : March 2019. Key Points October imports just keep on coming, forcing Indonesian prices lower. Vietnamese slaughter cattle prices on the rise. Northern Territory wet season fails.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.82/kg live weight (Rp10,070 = $1AUD) The seemingly never ending tail of the October 2018 shipments remained the major market…

February Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

63rd Edition : February 2019. Key Points   October imports still having strong negative impact on Indonesian market. The Philippines slaughter cattle prices continue their meteoric rise. Northern Territory feeder prices collapse as wet season fails.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.90/kg live weight (Rp10,000 = $1AUD) Overweight cattle from October 2018 imports continue…

January Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

62nd Edition : January 2019. Key Points   Concerns over imminent Indonesian import permit problems recede as government takes no action during January. Vietnam and Malaysia have agreed on import protocols for live cattle from Brazil.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.91/kg live weight (Rp10,100 = $1AUD) The market continues to be depressed by…

December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

61st Edition : December 2018. Key Points Oversupply in Indonesian feedlots continues to push slaughter prices lower with the annual import total reaching 545,000. The AUD is weaker against all our Asian customer currencies helping in a small way to offset the sharp rise in feeder cattle prices in northern Australia.    Indonesia : Slaughter…