SE Asia Report

SE Asia Report: Political shifts and livestock trade developments

126th Edition: June 2024 – Key points: India and Indonesia elections should be positive for regional stability and growth | Indonesia moves cattle in preparation for Qurban (Festival of Sacrifice) | RMCP ends its Aus-Indo 10 year $60mil support program..Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 12/06/2024

SE Asia Report: Trade partners reconnect in Rocky | Price gap remains

125th Edition: May 2024 – Strong international representation at Beef Australia | Price differential between Australia live feeder price and Indonesian live feeder price maintains a wide gap |
Heatwave scorches Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 14/05/2024

SE Asia Report: Ramifications of delayed import permits hitting home

South East Asian countries are seeing the ramifications of government decisions which impact food staple flows as Indonesia experiences soaring beef and cattle prices in the aftermath of its early 2024 delay to release import permits for live cattle and beef imports, and the China pig and dairy industries struggle against increased imports and slowing consumer consumption…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 12/04/2024

SE Asia Report: Live cattle exports play catch up after an interrupted start to the year

In this month’s report: Indonesian importers stock-up after recent pause in supply due to import issues | Comments by Indonesia’s new President-elect Prabowo Subianto raise questions about how his incoming government views Australia’s role in cattle supply | General increases in meat and food staple pricing across the region continue to put pressure on consumer spending..Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 11/03/2024

SE Asia Report: Festival season in Asia | Trade remains below 5 year averages

Delve into the latest cattle and beef market insights from Indonesia and Vietnam with Dr Michael Patching’s South East Asia Beef Report…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 17/01/2024

SE Asia Report: Changes that will shape the region’s beef trade for the next 5-10 years

As we close another year, it’s becoming clearer that the South East Asian markets have undergone a change that lays a foundation for the next 5-10 years in the beef and cattle trade to the region, Dr Michael Patching writes in this month’s South East Asia Beef Report…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 13/12/2023

SE Asia Report: Market Report November 2023

Outcome of Indonesian delegation to Australia tour still unknown, Asia Beef Network builds economic cooperation between Australia and Vietnam, Indonesia gears up for national election. Philippines ends a local one…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 09/11/2023

SE Asia Report: Indonesian Agriculture minister arrest and live export enquiries increase

The live export markets have been showing some promising signs lately, including new client inquiries and the re-emergence of old ones who had previously hunkered down during the high Australian cattle price cycle…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 16/10/2023

SE Asia Report: Indonesia pause a heart stopping reminder of the North’s reliance on the trade

Another eventful period in South East Asian trading for Australia with the effective suspension and then resumption of the live export trade to Indonesia and huge relief to many northern cattle producers…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 13/09/2023

SE Asia Report: LSD issue complicates trading relationships in Asia

This month the focus has drastically shifted to official channels from Australia into the region due to the suspensions relating to LSD detections of Australian cattle in Indonesia…Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 17/08/2023

SE Asia Report: Qurban reflects depressed live sales in region

114th Edition: While the Qurban period reflected depressed demand, the South East Asian region will approach the second half of the year with cautious optimism, Dr Michael Patching writes in this month’s South East Asia report. ..Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 12/07/2023

SE Asia Report: Build up to Qurban, Live Export Trade Remains Slow

113th Edition: Indonesian importers of Australian cattle still remain hesitant to import despite dropping Australian cattle prices due to ongoing FMD risks and competition from other sources, Dr Michael Patching reports in this month’s South East Asia report. ..Read More

Dr Michael Patching, 08/06/2023

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