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 /…

January Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

50th Edition : January 2018. Key Points  China prices continue their rise while all the other prices remain stuck in a narrow band   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.55 / kg live weight (Rp 10,700 = $1AUD)  The Indonesian feedlot industry continues to slip downwards into a position where their business is simply unsustainable.…

November Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

48th Edition : November 2017. Key Points  Indonesian government announces no new permits for Indian buffalo beef. The China trend towards higher prices continues. Significant jump in Philippine live cattle prices   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.88 / kg live weight (Rp 10,300 = $1AUD)  Prices of slaughter cattle remain weak with further discounting…

October Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

47th Edition : October 2017. Key Points  Indonesian feedlotters demonstrate desperation with some now providing extended credit to butchers A definite trend of steadily firming prices has emerged in China  Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.81 / kg live weight (Rp 10,500 = $1AUD)  Slaughter steer prices are weakening even further although I am still…