Import Beef Trade
NW_LS421
Des Moines, IA     Wed, Feb 14, 2018     USDA Market News

IMPORT BEEF TRADE

Compared to Last Week:  Trading activity on imports was slow. Prices were
mostly firm to higher, instances weak to lower. Tight import supplies and
good demand supported prices but there was some concern that the
beginning of Lent will pressure nearby prices.




AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND - FOB AND TIS
                                   0-15 Days
BULL MEAT:         East Coast                  West Coast
     95%         232.00- 236.00
COW MEAT:
     95%         235.00- 236.00
     90%         218.00- 219.50
CFM Fores 85%
Shank 85-90%
Chuck 85%
Beef Trim 85%            200.00
Beef Trim 80%    175.00- 176.00
Beef Trim 75%    170.00- 172.00
Beef Trim 70%
Beef Trim 65%
100 % LEAN:
 Top Rounds
 Flats & Eyes
 S.P.B.
                                   16-45 Days
BULL MEAT:         East Coast                  West Coast
     95%         232.00- 236.00                       231.00
COW MEAT:
     95%         234.00- 235.00
     90%         218.00- 219.50                       218.00
CFM Fores 85%
Shank 85-90%
Chuck 85%
Beef Trim 85%            200.00
Beef Trim 80%    175.00- 176.00
Beef Trim 75%    170.00- 172.00
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URUGUAY - FOB AND TIS
BULL MEAT:         0-15 Days                    16-45 Days
     95%
COW MEAT:
     95%
     90%
CFM Fores 85%
Beef Trim 85%
Beef Trim 80%
Beef Trim 75%

Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
        Bryant Smith  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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