Find out more about factors that can affect pricing in our sector. B+LNZ monitors activity and trends to help our sector forecast future price activity, mitigate risk and identify opportunities.
Farm input indicators
Farm inputs price trends
International red meat indicators
Annual food price trend
Indicative imported beef values in the US
Top 10 Australian Lamb Export Markets
Australian lamb slaughter progress
Top 10 Australian Beef Export Markets
Australian beef slaughter progress
Australian all grades beef weights
Australian all grades lamb weights
UK mutton and lamb production
UK mutton and lamb slaughter progress
International soft commodity indicators
We also monitor the annual and monthly global price trends of a selection of soft commodities to forecast future price activity, mitigate risk and identify opportunities.
Soft commodity indicators include:
- Animal proteins – beef and lamb compared with chicken and pork.
- Materials – wool compared with cotton.
- Grains – soy, wheat and corn as crops for both human and animal feed.
- Farm inputs – phosphate, urea and crude oil as key inputs in fertiliser and fuel use.