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dc.contributor.authorSmith, Dominic
dc.contributor.authorWaldron, Scott
dc.contributor.authorPhan, Sy Hieu
dc.contributor.authorPham, Luong
dc.date.accessioned2021-10-12T00:41:14Z
dc.date.available2021-10-12T00:41:14Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn2209-8402
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/408845
dc.description.abstractBeef markets and trade in China and Southeast Asia have undergone major change in ways that could not have been envisioned only a decade ago. Unprecedented economic growth and urbanization has resulted in increased beef consumption in parts of the region. For example, between 2000 and 2013, average beef consumption increased by 5.3% in Vietnam and around 4% in China annually, while beef prices increased by 8% and 11% respectively.5 The increases in consumption have not, however, seen a parallel response in cattle numbers. Over the same period, the overall cattle herd in China and Southeast Asia decreased (especially in China which makes up 69% of cattle numbers) for several reasons, including increasing opportunity costs of labour in countries that experienced broad-based growth; largescale farm mechanisation that has reduced the need for draught cattle; and farmers selling cattle to take advantage of high prices. In a regional cattle industry dominated by small-holders, the supply response to rising prices has been muted – especially for cow-calf production – compared to other more commercialised livestock industries (pigs and chickens).
dc.publisherUniversity of Queensland
dc.publisher.placeSt. Lucia
dc.publisher.urihttps://agriculture.uq.edu.au/
dc.relation.ispartofissueAsian Cattle and Beef Trade Working Paper 3
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAsian Cattle and Beef Trade Working Paper
dc.subject.fieldofresearchAgricultural, veterinary and food sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMarketing
dc.subject.fieldofresearchAgricultural spatial analysis and modelling
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode30
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode3506
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode300206
dc.titleDeveloping a model of live cattle and beef trade in South East Asia and China
dc.typeReport
dcterms.bibliographicCitationSmith, D; Waldron, S; Phan, SH; Pham, L, Developing a model of live cattle and beef trade in South East Asia and China, 2018, (Asian Cattle and Beef Trade Working Paper 3)
dc.date.updated2021-10-12T00:35:01Z
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gro.griffith.authorSmith, Dominic
dc.subject.socioeconomiccode280101 Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences


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