Bakso ball soup is the Indonesian equivalent of the Australian meat pie or the American hamburger, fast food that is cheap, delicious, available everywhere, a national icon, loved by all and a major part of the national food economy. Dr Ross Ainsworth explores the massive influence this tiny meat ball exerts over the Indonesian beef market.
Middle men are taking all the margins in the Indonesian supply chain with none of the significantly reduced supply costs passed on to the local consumer, writes Dr Ross Ainsworth in this month’s South East Asia market report.
Pedagang perantara mengambil alih semua margin rantai pasokan di Indonesia, tetapi tidak memperhitungkan penurunan biaya pasokan yang signifikan untuk konsumen lokal. Semua bukti menunjukkan bahwa persediaan sapi potong di China mengalami penurunan yang serius
The amount of life left in a near two-year run of live export steer prices over 300c per kilogram liveweight (ex Darwin) could hinge on what rain falls in Queensland in the next month or so.
Pemerintah Indonesia berubah pikiran – izin yang baru telah dikeluarkan untuk impor daging kerbau India tahun 2018
Indonesian demand for beef remained weak in December with prices slipping even lower than November’s rates, as prices and polices around Indian buffalo meat imports appear to overlook a serious flaw in logic.
Mixed messages continue to emerge from Indonesia over its plans for Indian buffalo meat imports, adding to confusion for an import cattle supply chain which relies on annual breeding cycles and long-lead times to make decisions about future production levels.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture says it has decided not to issue new recommendation letters for future Indian beef imports, recognising “buffalo meat has not been successful in stabilising the price of beef in Indonesia and that the Ministry would like to increase Indonesia’s beef production.”
Some Indonesian importers are resorting to extended credit terms for butchers in order to get cattle moving out of the feedlot. In the past this has often resulted in an ultimate failure to pay, demonstrating just how desperate some importers are. (Bahasa language version of this report also available)
Some Indonesian importers are resorting to extended credit terms for butchers in order to get cattle moving out of the feedlot. In the past this has often resulted in an ultimate failure to pay, demonstrating just how desperate some importers are.