Littleproud signs Ag MoU in Jakarta

An Agriculture Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed in Jakarta today by the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud and the Indonesian Minister of Agriculture, Dr Syahrul Yasin Limpo…Read More

Beef Central, 28/01/2022

Indonesia will take a big step on the global stage this year – are Australians paying enough attention?

Many Australians are probably unaware that neighbouring Indonesia has assumed the G20 presidency and will host the crucial meeting of the world’s largest economies for the first time in October…Read More

Ian Kemish, The University of Queensland, 24/01/2022

Entries closing for RNA Paddock to Palate and Wagyu Challenge competitions

Entries for the 2022 Brisbane RNA Paddock to Palate Competition and 2023 Wagyu Challenge hosted by JBS Australia are about to close…Read More

Beef Central, 21/01/2022

Australian beef exports end 2021 year at 36-year low

Australia’s full 2021 calendar year beef exports have fallen well short of 900,000 tonnes – their lowest level in at least 36 years – as the accumulated effect of herd rebuilding after earlier continental scale drought took full effect…Read More

Jon Condon, 11/01/2022

Australia signs FTA with UK – “a big win for Aussie agriculture”

Australia has today signed the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which means the trade pact is now set to enter into force during 2022. ..Read More

Beef Central, 17/12/2021

China re-opens for business in beef trade out of Brazil, but with qualifications

After being frozen out of the China export market for more than three months following a BSE scare, Brazil has been re-admitted this week, but with qualifications…Read More

Jon Condon, 17/12/2021

Competitor watch: Three months on, Brazilian beef still excluded from China market

Three months after Brazil voluntarily suspended its beef exports to China after BSE detections, it remains locked out of the world’s biggest imported protein market…Read More

Jon Condon, 03/12/2021

November beef exports remain heavily constrained, at 75,700t

Strong international beef demand and a softening Australian dollar normally spell good times for beef exporters, but the supply side of the equation continued to muzzle Aussie beef exports during November – as it has all year…Read More

Jon Condon, 02/12/2021

Supply, demand factors push export manufacturing beef prices to record levels

The recent strength in manufacturing beef price fortunes is helping offset at least some of the pain for Australian export processors facing record high slaughter cattle procurement costs. The benchmark 90CL grinding beef price for Australian beef sold into the US hit A864c/kg on Friday, easily its highest point all year…Read More

Jon Condon, 24/11/2021

Korea set to trigger Safeguard mechanism on Australian beef imports

Imports of Australian beef into South Korea will be significantly impacted by tariff adjustments in coming days, as Australia approaches its Safeguard tariff mechanism trigger-point for the year…Read More

Jon Condon, 10/11/2021

October beef exports continue 2021’s characteristic slow pace

A big drop in trade into the US was one of the distinguishing features in Australia’s October beef export trade performance, results for which were released this morning. ..Read More

Jon Condon, 02/11/2021

Speckle Park entries score big Brisbane taste test win

Entries representing the emerging Speckle Park breed claimed their first Brisbane Battle of the Breeds taste test competition win in 2021 results announced on Thursday. ..Read More

Beef Central, 18/10/2021

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