USDA Market News - IMPORT BEEF TRADE Sunday, Aug 24, 2003
(Australia and New Zealand) - Compared to Wednesday, import boneless beef prices on bull 95% mostly firm to 2.00 higher. Other trimmings firm to slightly higher on light offerings for spot and outfront on good demand. Slaughter levels continue light in Australia and New Zealand, but starting to see a few in Australia come back on line. Demand continues from grinders and blenders for upcoming long holiday week to fill needs.