Ramadan demand and lower feeder prices are presenting a short term of hope for Indonesian importers, while Vietnamese importers are finally able to increase their prices as local supplies decline, Dr Ross Ainsworth reports in this month’s South East Asia market report.
Permintaan untuk Ramadan dan harga sapi bakalan yang lebih rendah memberikan secercah harapan bagi para importir Indonesia. Importir Vietnam akhirnya mampu menaikkan harga di saat persediaan lokal menurun.
Middle men are taking all the margins in the Indonesian supply chain with none of the significantly reduced supply costs passed on to the local consumer, writes Dr Ross Ainsworth in this month’s South East Asia market report.
Pedagang perantara mengambil alih semua margin rantai pasokan di Indonesia, tetapi tidak memperhitungkan penurunan biaya pasokan yang signifikan untuk konsumen lokal. Semua bukti menunjukkan bahwa persediaan sapi potong di China mengalami penurunan yang serius
Pemerintah Indonesia berubah pikiran – izin yang baru telah dikeluarkan untuk impor daging kerbau India tahun 2018
Indonesian demand for beef remained weak in December with prices slipping even lower than November’s rates, as prices and polices around Indian buffalo meat imports appear to overlook a serious flaw in logic.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture says it has decided not to issue new recommendation letters for future Indian beef imports, recognising “buffalo meat has not been successful in stabilising the price of beef in Indonesia and that the Ministry would like to increase Indonesia’s beef production.”
Some Indonesian importers are resorting to extended credit terms for butchers in order to get cattle moving out of the feedlot. In the past this has often resulted in an ultimate failure to pay, demonstrating just how desperate some importers are. (Bahasa language version of this report also available)
Some Indonesian importers are resorting to extended credit terms for butchers in order to get cattle moving out of the feedlot. In the past this has often resulted in an ultimate failure to pay, demonstrating just how desperate some importers are.
Last month I described the situation for importers as a stalemate. This month I think that the best description of their position is one of a serious fight for commercial survival.