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SE Asia Report: Indian buffalo impact beginning to moderate

Guest Author, 14 March 2017

There appears to be a general sentiment that the “new” supply and demand equation which includes Indian beef has reached a point where the instability caused by Indian supply has now been factored into the market (after capturing about 50pc of the business) and is no longer a disrupter to current day to day trading.

SE Asia Report: Low-priced Spanish beef adding to flood of supply into Indonesia

Guest Author, 14 February 2017

One of the most interesting observations for January is the discovery of sales of low-priced frozen beef from Spain in Java, which has been selling strongly since arriving in December 2016.

First shipment signals launch for Gina Rinehart’s new Wagyu beef brand

Jon Condon, 08 February 2017

Gina Rinehart’s grand vision for her rapidly expanding Australian beef cattle operations took further shape yesterday when the first product bearing her new commercial beef brand was despatched for export to a customer in China. Here’s what we learned at yesterday’s launch.

Historic first live beef cattle shipment sets sail to China

Beef Central, 06 February 2017

Elders has sent Australia’s first sea-bound shipment of live beef cattle to China under the new health protocol agreement for feeder and slaughter cattle.

SE Asia Report: Indian buffalo seriously impacting Indo slaughter cattle demand

Guest Author, 18 January 2017

A reduction in annual export sales for 2017 of about 50 percent is starting to sound more like a fair estimate in light of the impact Indian buffalo meat is having on slaughter cattle demand in Indonesia, writes Dr Ross Ainsworth.

Elders to send historic first steer shipment to China in early Feb

James Nason, 17 January 2017

After 18 months of promising signals but little actual trade, with just three small air-consignments of cattle delivered to date under a new trade protocol signed back in July 2015, a first sea-based shipment of steers will depart Australia for China early next month.

Wellard readies for China livex trade with VIC quarantine facility purchase

Terry Sim, 12 January 2017

LIVE cattle exporter Wellard has finalised the $2.5 million purchase of a south-west Victorian property for development of its first company-owned pre-export quarantine facility in southern Australia, as it readies for live ex port trade into China later this year.

SE Asia Report: Indian buffalo gaining penetration in Indonesia

Guest Author, 13 December 2016

It will be interesting to watch the tug of war between raw supply and demand and the wishes of the Government of Indonesia as feedlot supplies gradually dry up towards the end of December.

ESCAS approvals indicate first China beef cattle shipment “imminent”

James Nason, 13 December 2016

The first shipment of cattle from Australia to China under the feeder/slaughter cattle protocol struck in July 2014 is likely to occur in the first few months of 2017.

SE Asia Report: Large hole looming for Indo fresh beef supply in early 2017

Guest Author, 15 November 2016

It will be interesting to watch the tug of war between raw supply and demand and the wishes of the Government of Indonesia as feedlot supplies gradually dry up towards the end of December.