August Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

69th Edition : August 2019.  Key Points Indonesian imports a massive 75,000 feeders in August. Frozen Indian buffalo is back on the shelves across Indonesia. China prices break through AUD$6 per kg live weight. The African Swine Fever disaster continues across Asia. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.20/kg live weight (Rp9,650 = $1AUD) Prices for…

July Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

68th Edition : July 2019. Key Points Strong Indonesian feeder imports continued through July. Frozen Indian buffalo once again available but with very low volumes. PT Elders Indonesia is closing their remaining business. Darwin feeder steer price added to the graph below.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.10/kg live weight (Rp9,750 = $1AUD) Demand…

June Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

67th Edition : June 2019.   Key Points Strong Indonesian feeder imports in June stocking up for the lean second half of 2019. Indonesian supplies of Indian beef dry up.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.06/kg live weight (Rp9,850 = $1AUD) Importers had a better month during June with a slight rise in…

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…