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…

February Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

15th Edition : February 2015. Key Points Prices begin to climb in Indonesia. Two shipments delivered to Thailand and 3rd on the water Vietnamese prices steady despite large inflows via Cambodia Inquiries from prospective Chinese importers mounting   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.80 / kg live weight Live cattle prices are climbing as supplies…

Meat Sheep and Goats in Asia

There has been a great deal of media hype for years now around the live cattle trade throughout South East Asia and more recently China. Surprisingly, the sheep and goat trade to this region still manages to fly under the radar despite some spectacular pricing. Indonesia is a big consumer of goats with 99.9% produced…

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…

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…

September Southeast Asian Market Report

10th Edition : September 2014. Key Points Prices steady in every market – The calm before the storm Cross-rates are more important than the US/AUD movement The Korban festival is the dominant factor for October in Indonesia and Malaysia Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.40 / kg liveweight The remarkable thing about the Indonesian market…

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…