September Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

46th Edition : September 2017. Key Points  Indonesian importers in survival mode as slaughter cattle demand falls even further China continues to defy the currency and pricing trends of our other major Asian importers Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.77 / kg live weight (Rp 10,600 = $1AUD)  Slaughter cattle prices and the AUD/IDR exchange…

Laos kicks off the S.E. Asian One Belt, One Road (OBOR).

I prefer the historical term of the new “Silk Road” to describe the modern trade routes linking China with the rest of the world.  The new, high speed rail line from China to the capital of Laos in Vientiane will certainly provide a silky-smooth 160 km/hour ride through the mountains and valleys of northern Laos…

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…

June Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

  31st Edition : June 2016. Key Points  Indonesian government approves Indian beef imports Numerous reports of breaches of ESCAS in Vietnam   Increased beef imports to China may be helping to push live cattle prices down   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.24 / kg live weight (Rp9,900 = $1AUD)  Prices for slaughter cattle…

March Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

28th Edition : March 2016. Key Points  Indonesian importers continue to suffer losses Vietnam prices remain under pressure from oversupply Foot & Mouth resolving quickly in Vietnam  The strengthening AUD is causing pain for all importers Wealthier Chinese consumers ignore high beef prices   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.19 / kg live weight (Rp9,900 =…

January Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

26th Edition : January 2016. Key Points  Slaughter cattle remain strong in Indonesia Indonesian beef industry regulatory & commercial environment : Total Chaos Foot & Mouth disease reported in Aussie feeders in Vietnam   Vietnam reduced imports taxes on cattle from 5% to 0 Vietnamese slaughter cattle prices finally on the rise   Indonesia  : …

November Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

24th Edition : November 2015. Key Points  Indonesian imports surge but retail demand remains stagnant Vietnamese market begins to stabilise  Thai prices dampened by falling China live imports  China cattle & beef prices edge higher  Strong Breeder Demand is coming   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.90 / kg live weight (Rp10,000 = $1AUD)  No…