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October 10, 2019
This biannual report, published in April and October, report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
September 10, 2019
Australia’s cattle and beef production continues to be impacted by the drought in key production areas.
August 29, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
March 13, 2019
Australian cattle numbers are expected to decline to 24.6 million head in 2019, the lowest level in two decades.
September 5, 2018
Australian cattle numbers are expected to decline slightly to 26 million head in 2019 due to widespread drought in the two major cattle producing states.
May 3, 2018
Australia is expected to improve its global competitiveness as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Agreement is likely to reduce tariffs and provide....
March 2, 2018
Australian cattle numbers are expected to slightly increase in 2018, although the seasonal outlook remains uncertain.
January 2, 2018
Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) negotiations have now been concluded and the detailed text will be released once the agreement has been signed.
September 8, 2017
Uncertain seasonal conditions for Australia are expected to slow cattle herd rebuilding.
March 7, 2017
Australian cattle numbers are forecast to rebound in 2017 to 28.8 million head due to an improved seasonal outlook and herd rebuilding.
September 12, 2016
The Australian beef cattle herd is expected to begin rebuilding in 2017, following record years of slaughter in response to high overseas prices and poor pasture conditions.
April 25, 2016
The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
March 18, 2016
Over 2016, the Australian beef cattle herd is expected to decline to 25.6 million head after several years of record turn-off.
September 22, 2015
Livestock and livestock products is a significant industry in Australia and accounts for one fifth of farm production while beef farms manage three quarters of all agricultural land.
August 3, 2015
Australia is a leading international exporter of live cattle and Indonesia has been its main market for over two decades.
July 6, 2015
The Australian government is seeking to further develop agriculture, agribusiness and other industries in northern Australia.
March 31, 2015
In 2014, drought in major northern cattle regions significantly increased turnoff and reduced the size of the cattle herd.
October 16, 2014
Drought in major cattle regions in Australia has significantly increased slaughter and production as producers bring forward turnoff, depressing domestic prices but boosting exports.