Global beef supply to outstrip demand in 2017

July 18, 2017

GLOBAL beef supply is starting to outstrip demand but Australian farmgate prices are expected to be shielded by domestic fundamentals running counter to the international trend.

For Australian beef exporters, the opportunity – against a backdrop of rising world supply exerting downward pressure on beef prices – will lay in enhancing value proposition, particularly in relation to supply chain assurances, say the experts.

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CSIRO publishes Food & Agribusiness Roadmap


CSIRO publishes Food & Agribusiness Roadmap

Export regulations, protocols costing Australian industry ‘billions’ each year

December 7, 2015

While free trade agreements (FTAs) with several Asian countries have been sealed, the Australian food industry is still faced with a raft of other barriers to trade that is estimated to cost billions of dollars a year.

“The Chinese government are quite rightly saying this is a product that has a direct effect on our consumers, it’s being consumed, and we’re going to licence the manufacturers globally who produce this product and we’re going to make them accountable,” director Brendan McKeegan said.

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Beef to China Surge Continues

April 11, 2013

THE surge in Australian beef and veal exports to China continues to grow, with exports for March reaching 12,320 tonnes swt compared with only 452 tonnes swt just a year ago.

Meat and Livestock Australia reports the March volume not only smashed the previous high record of 11,866 tonnes swt set in February, but exceeded Australian shipments to Korea, placing China as the third largest single export destination for Australian beef for the past two consecutive months.

The total shipment of the first three months of 2013 reached 28,624 tonnes swt.

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