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Why Aus cattle exports to Indonesia could be set to take a hit in 2017

James Nason, 16 January 2017

Usually at this time of year Australia’s northern cattle industry is eagerly awaiting news of new cattle permit allocations from Indonesia for the crucial stocking-up phase ahead of Ramadan or Lebaran.
However, changes in cattle importing arrangements introduced last year mean the old quarterly/trimesterly permit allocation system no longer exists.

Indian buffalo swallowing big slice of Indo market

James Nason, 16 January 2017

Feedback from the live cattle trade suggests the recent introduction of imported Indian buffalo meat into Indonesia is having a much bigger impact on demand for Australian live cattle in the country than many may have thought.

SE Asia Report: Indian buffalo gaining penetration in Indonesia

Guest Author, 13 December 2016

It will be interesting to watch the tug of war between raw supply and demand and the wishes of the Government of Indonesia as feedlot supplies gradually dry up towards the end of December.

SE Asia Report: Large hole looming for Indo fresh beef supply in early 2017

Guest Author, 15 November 2016

It will be interesting to watch the tug of war between raw supply and demand and the wishes of the Government of Indonesia as feedlot supplies gradually dry up towards the end of December.

Aus, Indo Trade Ministers meet in Sydney

Beef Central, 07 November 2016

Australia and Indonesia could finalise a stronger new economic partnership within 12 months, Australia’s trade minister Steve Ciobo said yesterday after meeting with his Indonesian counterpart in Sydney.

Two very different tropical cows: a dilemma for the breeder trade

Guest Author, 25 October 2016

Indonesian customers of Australian breeding cattle need to understand why our cattle are a little different to theirs and need additional inputs to ensure good fertility, writes Dr Ross Ainsworth.

Jakarta meeting airs concerns about new breeding rule

James Nason, 25 October 2016

Cattle exports to Indonesia may be set to increase again in coming weeks with reports more Indonesian importers have now agreed to the Indonesian Government’s requirement to import one breeding female with every five head of feeder cattle.

300 cattle delivered to Indonesia for breeding program

Beef Central, 19 October 2016

Three hundred cattle have been delivered South Kalimantan as part of the Indonesia-Australia Commercial Cattle Breeding Program.

SE Asia Report: Indo policies threaten trade viability, Viet importers benefit

Guest Author, 07 October 2016

Indonesian policies are threatening the viability of its feedlot industry, with feedlots predicted to be virtually out of slaughter cattle by January 2017, Dr Ross Ainsworth writes in his monthly South East Asian market report.

Indonesia abolishes cattle import quotas: trade minister

James Nason, 27 September 2016

There are now strong indications ships will begin moving from Australia to Indonesia this weekend, following an announcement from Indonesia’s trade minister overnight that the country has now formally abandoned its current quota system.