March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

88th Edition : March 2021. Key Points Australian cattle prices remain firmly at historic highs. Live export numbers continue to decline. Ship stockman Greg Smith tragically killed during Indonesian port discharge. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.32/kg live weight (Rp11,100 = $1AUD) Slaughter steer prices for March remain generally steady with the indicator rate still…

January Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

86th Edition : January 2021. Key Points United backlash from importers and consumers against rising prices Aussie cattle prices climb even higher driven by domestic demand Covid 19 second wave across S E Asia dampens consumer demand Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.31/kg live weight (Rp10,800 = $1AUD) Slaughter steer prices continue their upwards movement…

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Dear Reader For the last few years I have translated by monthly beef report into Bahasa Indonesia to provide a wider coverage to Indonesian readers. I have funded this service from my own funds but unfortunately I am no longer able to do so. If there are any individuals or companies who would like to…

December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

85th Edition : December 2020. Key Points Importers continue to struggle with a combination of a strong AUD$ & rising Australian cattle prices Retail beef prices steady in both Indonesia and Vietnam despite steep rises in CIF and slaughter cattle rates After 4 years of weak monsoons, a “normal” Australian wet season is restricting access…

October Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

83rd Edition : October 2020. Key Points China slaughter cattle prices rise to almost AUD$8 per kg live. Indonesia finally manages to raise slaughter prices. Massive jump in Filipino slaughter prices­­­ as Covid rules relax. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.05/kg live weight (Rp10,500 = $1AUD) Slaughter cattle prices have finally managed to break out…

September Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

82nd Edition : September 2020. Key Points China slaughter cattle prices skyrocketing. Vietnam slaughter rates manage a modest increase. Indonesia struggles with pricing fixed by the government. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.83/kg live weight (Rp10,700 = $1AUD) Slaughter cattle prices remained generally firm during September with only a slight variation in rates between Lampung…

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…