July Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

80th Edition : July 2020. Key Points Live cattle export volumes continue at high levels in spite of Covid 19. Live pigs are a similar price to cattle in Vietnam. The combined strengthening of the Aussie $ and rising feeder prices is making future trading environment very difficult for everyone. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD…

June Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

79th Edition : June 2020. Key Points Live cattle trade volumes remain strong despite the ongoing Covid 19 disruption. Australian feeder and slaughter cattle supplies down and prices up. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.04/kg live weight (Rp9,900 = $1AUD) June slaughter cattle prices have remained much the same as last month with the indicator…

May Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

78th Edition : May 2020. Key Points Live cattle trade volumes in May close to normal pre-virus levels. A modest rise in Indonesian demand for fresh beef during Ramadan and Lebaran African Swine Fever (ASF) still creating havoc with protein supplies in the background Darwin feeder cattle prices are back on the rise Indonesia :…

April Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

77th Edition : April 2020. Key Points Live cattle trade still operating at roughly half normal pace Wet markets remain open with reduced volumes and operating hours SE Asian countries appear to be experiencing only moderate levels of virus infection Darwin feeder cattle prices crash at the end of the month Indonesia : Slaughter Steers…

March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

76th Edition : March 2020. Key Points Corona virus response continues to disrupt markets Aussie $ collapses against most currencies In a crisis, food supplies become one of the most critical issue Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.19/kg live weight (Rp9,300 = $1AUD) It is not surprising that I am getting mixed signals from my…

December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

73rd Edition : December 2019.  Key Points Oversupply keeps Indonesian live cattle prices weak. Brazilian beef has reached Indonesian wet markets in volume. African Swine Fever confirmed in Indonesia. Vietnamese and Thai prices up again this month.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.09/kg live weight (Rp9,650 = $1AUD) Slaughter cattle prices have edged…