October Southeast Asian Market Report

11th Edition : October 2014. Key Points Prices generally steady for another month Western style abattoirs in Indonesia under pressure from very cheap imported Australian product Major Philippines abattoir closes AUD$ weakness helps offset rising Australian cattle prices Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.40 / kg liveweight Once again the slaughter cattle prices remain steady…

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…

July 2014 Southeast Asian Market Report

8th Edition : July 2014. Key Points Indonesian prices on the rise once again Rapid development of new ESCAS facilities in Vietnam Thai domestic prices and live cattle exports remain strong Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.30 / kg liveweight Ramadan had its traditional affect of causing prices to spike at the end of the fasting…

June 2014 Southeast Asian Market Report

7th Edition : June 2014.   Key Points Indonesian prices finally stabilise Ramadan and Lebaran demand likely to ensure that the next price movement for Indonesia is upwards Presidential elections introduce a new element of uncertainty Thai live cattle exports to China and Vietnam booming Cambodia will develop into a future market for breeders Indonesia…

China’s New Silk Road(s)

The western end of the G56 Hangrui Expressway begins at the China – Myanmar border and runs all the way to Shanghai. It connects the outback of Myanmar to more than one thousand million customers. The explosion of Chinese transport infrastructure we all hear about is not just about the populated areas in the east.…