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Nominees called for committee to review live export standards

Beef Central, 27 July 2017

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is establishing a technical advisory committee to conduct a review of Australia’s Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) and is seeking applications for membership.

SE Asia Report: Ramadan firsts for cattle trade | New Bahasa language version!

Guest Author, 12 July 2017

Indonesian Ramadan passes with flat live cattle prices; Consumer resistance forces some Vietnamese abattoirs to close; Shanghai prices rising despite the ongoing northern drought – THIS REPORT NOW ALSO TRANSLATED TO BAHASA – click for more details

Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara

Guest Author, 12 July 2017

Bulan Ramadan berlalu, harga sapi hidup di Indonesia tetap stabil; Konsumen resistan, sejumlah rumah potong hewan di Vietnam terpaksa tutup; Kenaikan harga di Shanghai meski kekeringan terus melanda wilayah utara.

Cattle exports move in May

Beef Central, 21 June 2017

May exports were the largest monthly shipment of feeder and slaughter cattle this calendar year, at 77,000 head, underpinned by a significant increase in exports to Vietnam.

Northern cattle exports increase in May

Beef Central, 12 June 2017

Cattle exports from Darwin to Indonesia increased in May, with exporters shipping close to the same number of cattle for the month as in May 2016.

SE Asia Report: Northern cattle prices defying weak demand

Guest Author, 09 June 2017

Weak demand from both Indonesia and Vietnam has not had the expected affect on the northern Australian prices which have in fact risen over May, with the usual May/June supply flush not being seen this year, and favourable seasons meaning producers are in no rush to offload stock.

Dept of Ag fielding inquiries about horse, donkey live exports

Beef Central, 05 June 2017

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources staff have indicated they are fielding inquiries from exporters seeking to ship horses and donkeys from Australia for slaughter in overseas markets.

China’s live export infrastructure development in overdrive

Jon Condon, 18 May 2017

Infrastructure development is happening at breakneck pace in China, as the country readies itself for an anticipated start to commercially-significant volumes of live cattle exports out of Australia.

SE Asia Report: Downward pressure on northern cattle prices

Guest Author, 16 May 2017

Weak demand from both Indonesia and Vietnam must soon start to put serious downward pressure on northern Australian feeder prices, Dr Ross Ainsworth writes in this week’s South East Asia market, exclusive to Beef Central readers.

School for disabled children in Jakarta opens after livex funding boost

James Nason, 15 May 2017

Funds raised by Australian live cattle exporters have helped to expedite the building of a new educational centre to benefit visually impaired and disabled children and adults in Indonesia.