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24 April 2020
View news from Indonesia Indonesia to allow beef imports from Brazil or Argentina
The Indonesian government is removing certain import restrictions to shore up its food supply as the coronavirus pandemic continues....
09 April 2019
View news from Indonesia Severe Viral Diarrhea Attacks Cattle in Keerom, Papua
INDONESIA - More than 100 head of cattle have died in Keerom regency, Papua, since January this year suffering from severe diarrhea caused by a viral infection that also attacks sheep, goats and pigs....
13 June 2018
View news from Indonesia Bandung Beef Prices Remain Stable Ahead of Idul Fitri
INDONESIA - While Idul Fitri draws ever nearer, the price of beef in Bandung, West Java, has remained normal at Rp 80,000 (US$5.72) per kilogram for frozen beef and Rp 120,000 for fresh beef....
15 January 2018
View news from Indonesia Putting More US Red Meat on Menus Focus of Indonesian Chef Training
INDONESIA - Sharing information about US red meat products available in Indonesia and educating chefs on ways to improve profits by using new cuts, USMEF conducted a chef training seminar in Singapore. ...
03 October 2017
View news from Indonesia Unknown Disease Causes Cattle Deaths in West Sumatra
INDONESIA - An unknown disease has caused dozens of cattle deaths in Siguntur Nagari, or the traditional village in Dharmasraya District, West Sumatra Province....
28 September 2017
View news from Indonesia Livestock Expected to Help Indonesia Become Global Food Barn
INDONESIA - Livestock, one of the important contributors to the agricultural sector, is expected to build the nation's food resilience and help it achieve the ultimate goal of becoming a global food barn in 2045....
07 June 2017
View news from Indonesia Nutriad Rolls Out Program On Alternative To AGP Use At Indolivestock, Surabaya, Indonesia
The 12th Indonesia's No.1 Livestock, Feed, Dairy, and Fisheries Industry Show in Indonesia - INDO LIVESTOCK 2017 Expo & Forum, May 17 – 19, 2017...
09 May 2017
View news from Indonesia US Beef, Pork’s Advantages Showcased at Indonesian Event
INDONESIA - Continuing its work to set US beef and pork apart in an increasingly competitive Indonesian market, USMEF showcased products, offered tasting samples and hosted a US meat barbecue reception at Food and Hotel Indonesia, the country’s largest...
06 March 2017
View news from Indonesia Indonesia to Challenge Tax Avoidance Among Beef Importers
INDONESIA - The government has launched a comprehensive investigation into tax avoidance committed by beef importers....
02 March 2017
View news from Indonesia Indonesian Ag Ministry Earmarks Funds to Boost Livestock Numbers
INDONESIA - The Agriculture Ministry has allocated Rp1.1 trillion (US$82.47 million) of its budget to increase the country's livestock population through a special artificial insemination programme (Upsus SIWAB), which breeders will get assistance to...
21 February 2017
View news from Indonesia Companies Team Up to Develop Livestock Industry
INDONESIA - Two state-owned companies – PT Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia (RNI) and PT Berdikari – have signed an agreement to develop the livestock industry, specifically cattle and chicken breeding, as well as the animal feed industry....
08 February 2017
View news from Indonesia Local Breeders Welcome Court Decision on Cattle, Meat Imports
INDONESIA - Local breeders have welcomed the Constitutional Court’s decision on cattle and meat imports, which they claim will ban buffalo meat imports from India, except in emergency situations....
24 January 2017
View news from Indonesia Cattle Breeding Center to be Developed on Prison Island
INDONESIA - The government plans to develop a cattle breeding center on the Nusakambangan prison island in Cilacap regency, Central Java, with the inmates to be employed in the husbandry business....
18 January 2017
View news from Indonesia Agriculture Ministry to Prioritize Bali Cattle Breeding in 2017
INDONESIA - To boost the population of local heifers, the Agriculture Ministry plans to focus on indigenous Bali cattle breeding this year....
11 January 2017
View news from Indonesia Indonesia Eyes Cattle Import from Mexico; Australian Deal in Limbo
INDONESIA - Indonesia is gearing up preparation to start importing cattle from Mexico as negotiation on a similar deal with its neighbor and largest cattle supplier Australia remains in limbo....
27 December 2016
View news from Indonesia High Beef Prices Leads Consumers to Opt for Other Alternatives
INDONESIA - Indonesia’s soaring beef prices have led consumers to shift to consuming more goat meat or chicken during the festive season, an industry player has said....
03 August 2016
View news from Indonesia Nutriad Targeting Growth in Indonesia
INDONESIA - Indolivestock, which is one of the largest livestock tradeshows in the region, was held in Jakarta from 27-29 July 2016. For the first time species specific elements were incorporated; Indo Fisheries 2016 and Indo Dairy 2016....
17 September 2015
View news from Indonesia Nutreco Opens New Indonesian Animal Nutrition Plant
INDONESIA - Nutreco continues its commitment to growth and investment in Asia with the opening of a new animal nutrition plant in East Java, Indonesia and the completion of the upgrade of its animal nutrition plant in Hunan, China. ...
25 July 2014
View news from Indonesia Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia plays an important role in Tanzania agriculture...
20 September 2013
View news from Indonesia New Regulations on Meat Imports in Indonesia
INDONESIA - Indonesia’s ministries of agriculture and trade released new regulations on the import of meat and meat products in late August/early September, 2013. ...
09 September 2013
View news from Indonesia Live Import Quotas being Replaced in Indonesia
INDONESIA - Quota systems for live cattle imports are being replaced by a price based system, by the Indonesian Government, as they target beef ‘self-sufficiency’....
19 August 2013
View news from Indonesia Minister Warns of Cattle Shortage
INDONESIA – The Minister for Trade has warned of a cattle shortage unless production capacity does not expand....
03 July 2013
View news from Indonesia Indonesian Interested in Queensland Cattle Station
INDONESIA - Following a series of farm visits to Australia, Indonesian Ambassador, Nadjib Riphat Kesoema has declared interest in acquiring a cattle station in north-west Queensland. ...
03 June 2013
View news from Indonesia Indonesia Accelerates Beef and Cattle Imports
INDONESIA - The Indonesian Ministry of Trade is to accelerate imports of beef and cattle to ensure beef availability and the stabilisation of beef prices in the lead up to Ramadan this year” (from 9 July to 7 August) - one of the high beef consumption...
03 April 2013
View news from Indonesia Indonesia Posts Huge Second Quarter Beef Demand
INDONESIA – A busy week faces Australian export companies in Darwin who have been issued with 115,000 second quarter import permits (April-June)....
02 November 2012
View news from Indonesia Stranded Beef Impasse Unlikely to be Resolved Soon
INDONESIA - The attempts by the Australian government to get an answer about why $10 million worth of frozen beef is stranded at a dock in Jakarta are unlikely to get a quick response....
15 August 2012
View news from Indonesia Indonesia Considers FMD Zone-Free Imports
INDONESIA - Indonesia is looking at changing the regulations for the imports of frozen beef and live cattle, to allow imports from nations that have FMD-free zones. ...
17 February 2012
View news from Indonesia Price Hike for Indonesian Cattle
INDONESIA - Indonesian farmers say the price of Indonesian cattle has gone up by 20 per cent since the Government announced restrictions on imports from Australia....
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