March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

64th Edition : March 2019. Key Points October imports just keep on coming, forcing Indonesian prices lower. Vietnamese slaughter cattle prices on the rise. Northern Territory wet season fails.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.82/kg live weight (Rp10,070 = $1AUD) The seemingly never ending tail of the October 2018 shipments remained the major market…

February Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

63rd Edition : February 2019. Key Points   October imports still having strong negative impact on Indonesian market. The Philippines slaughter cattle prices continue their meteoric rise. Northern Territory feeder prices collapse as wet season fails.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.90/kg live weight (Rp10,000 = $1AUD) Overweight cattle from October 2018 imports continue…

January Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

62nd Edition : January 2019. Key Points   Concerns over imminent Indonesian import permit problems recede as government takes no action during January. Vietnam and Malaysia have agreed on import protocols for live cattle from Brazil.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.91/kg live weight (Rp10,100 = $1AUD) The market continues to be depressed by…

December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

61st Edition : December 2018. Key Points Oversupply in Indonesian feedlots continues to push slaughter prices lower with the annual import total reaching 545,000. The AUD is weaker against all our Asian customer currencies helping in a small way to offset the sharp rise in feeder cattle prices in northern Australia.    Indonesia : Slaughter…

November Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

60th Edition : November 2018.  Key Points Indonesian prices continue their downward trend with further falls likely. Lesser quality Aussie frozen beef can retail in Indonesia for the same price as Indian buffalo beef. China live cattle prices remain firm while fresh beef prices are climbing. Vietnam and Philippines slaughter cattle prices on the rise…

October Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

59th Edition : October 2018.   Key Points Indonesian prices weaken again as over-supply looms. China prices remain firm as African Swine Fever continues to spread. The Philippines price breaks through the $4 mark for the first time.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.93/kg live weight (Rp10,700 = $1AUD) After 9 months of steadily…