n Farmer’s Weekly - Beef export opportunity for SA : market analysis

Volume 2015, Issue 15042
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



The international beef herd is declining due to high feed costs, urban expansion and infrastructure developments. Due to higher global beef prices and the weak rand, the import price of beef exceeds domestic consumer prices. This offers the local beef industry an opportunity to strengthen its position on the international beef export market. Ensuring that good export policies and protocols are in place will enable the industry to exploit longer-term export opportunities to Asia.

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