Indonesian Beef policy

Q.   Why have Indonesian government policies been so unsuccessful at influencing their national beef industry? A.   Because it is not really a beef industry. The Indonesian government is concerned about food security just like every other government around the world. High levels of beef and live cattle imports building up to huge volumes…

August Southeast Asian Market Report

  9th Edition : August 2014. Key Points A rare month of market stability for Indonesia Vietnam continues to grow strongly Thai imports from Myanmar are a key driver of continental SEA live cattle supplies Feeder bulls in northern China selling for $6.97 per kg live Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.30 / kg liveweight…

The Australian Beef Industry is a Global Orphan

The Australian beef industry is unique, not only when compared to other national beef industries but even when compared to agriculture generally everywhere else in the world. These unique features are primarily responsible for the dreadful financial position that the industry finds itself in today. Quite simply, Australia and the rest of the world have…