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…

June Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

19th Edition : June 2015. Key Points USA Feeders AUD $8 per kg live weight Permit chaos in Indonesia forces shipping to drop the anchor China/Myanmar border remains closed to live cattle with fat cattle redirected to Vietnam Myanmar/Thai border also remains closed China prices sliding   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.53 / kg…

Australia and Indonesia : Different Planets.

In 1993, John Gray, an American relationship counselor and author wrote his best selling book entitled “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”.  Gray claimed that the most common relationship problems between men and women are a result of fundamental psychological differences between the genders leading him to suggest that men and women are…

USA, our biggest box beef customer now wants live cattle.

  Australian livestock exporters are currently negotiating with their importing customers in the USA to send feeder cattle across the Pacific to be fattened in their southwestern feedlots. There are still a number of administrative issues to resolve including some sticking points with the health protocol but these are expected to be sorted out with…

March Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

16th Edition : March 2015. Key Points Q2 permits for Indo might just be in time for Ramadan & Lebaran Prices ease in Vietnam following a flush of imported cattle Thai prices back off slightly following the first Aussie imports China puts the squeeze on illegal box beef imports Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.85…

Go Cambodia

  Last month I wrote an article describing the amazing developments occurring within the Vietnamese live cattle importing industry. Well, watch out because Cambodia is coming up fast right behind them. The governments of Cambodia and Thailand signed off on import health protocols for live feeder and slaughter cattle with Australia during the latter part…

January Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

14th Edition : January 2015. Key Points Indonesian Government policies continue to send conflicting messages Strong competition in Vietnam from Cambodian live imports The Aussie $ collapse is a lifesaver Chinese prices vary dramatically around the country. Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.65 / kg live weight Live cattle prices are firm on last month…