Beef Investment Opportunity – under an equatorial palm tree.

Southeast Asian Beef Market Report

The world is short of beef cattle while very few countries have “spare” land to substantially expand their breeding herds.  Brazil is about the only country with the resources to grow 10’s of millions of additional breeders.  But that will take a decade or more.  Meanwhile global demand continues to rise with China leading the charge.  Australia’s herd has been decimated by drought and will take many years before it recovers to pre 2012 levels.  The US industry is in a similar situation.  Investors all over the globe have recognized this imbalance in the supply and demand fundamentals and are actively searching for a way to enter the beef industry but the conventional, low risk options like buying a property in Australia are limited and getting more expensive by the day.

The native grasses which grow under oil palm trees are ideal cattle feed. The native grasses which grow under oil palm trees are ideal cattle feed.

The 15 million hectares of palm…

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