Rewards for animal welfare excellence in Indonesia

Indonesian customers of Australian cattle have been recognised for their dedication to animal welfare through an awards program developed by the Consolidated Pastoral Co…Read More

Beef Central, June 7, 2018

The Incredible power of the humble Indonesian bakso ball

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…Read More

Dr Ross Ainsworth, March 23, 2018

Aussie leucaena boosting Indonesian small farms

INDONESIAN journalists recently visited The University of Queensland to hear about a successful cattle fattening project in their nation’s east which is bringing significant economic benefits for smallholder cattle farmers…Read More

Beef Central, May 31, 2017

Why isn’t Indian buffalo meat bringing down Indonesian beef prices?

Eight months after Indonesia began importing low-priced frozen Indian buffalo meat, wet market prices have remained stubbornly high at Rp120,000-130,000 throughout. Why aren’t prices coming down?..Read More

James Nason, April 10, 2017

MLA surveys impact of Indian buffalo meat in Indonesia

In nine months Indian buffalo meat has grown to claim 20 percent of the Greater Jakarta beef market – but uptake has not been as rapid as we might have thought, market research by MLA suggests…Read More

James Nason, April 3, 2017

Indonesia expecting first Indian buffalo meat next month

The Indonesian Government says it expects the first legal imports of frozen buffalo meat from India to arrive in the country by July 20. The Indonesian state-owned logistics agency Bulog..Read More

Beef Central, June 27, 2016

Indonesia to extend validity of cattle import permits

Livestock exporters have welcomed indications that Indonesia will extend the validity of cattle import permits from three months to four months…Read More

James Nason, February 9, 2016

Rising Jakarta beef prices helping Indo to absorb higher cost of Aus cattle: MLA

Meat & Livestock Australia says Indonesian wet market price data does not fully support suggestions that importing customers are showing price resistance to the increasing cost of live cattle from Australia…Read More

Beef Central, January 27, 2016

Indo to scrap cattle tax, but permit extensions still unclear

The 10 percent Value-Added Tax (VAT) introduced on cattle sales in Indonesia earlier this month will be scrapped, Indonesian officials confirmed in Jakarta on Friday, to collective sighs of relief from the Australia-Indonesian cattle trade…Read More

James Nason, January 23, 2016

Confusion surrounds Indonesian permit periods

The book has not yet closed on opening Indonesian cattle import permits for 2016, with exporters finding to their surprise that the new permits issued earlier this week are valid for only three months, not the extended four month period they had been expecting…Read More

James Nason, January 14, 2016

200,000 Indo permits will test northern supply

Exporters have wasted little time assembling and shipping cattle to Indonesia under the recently released fourth quarter permits, with five livestock vessels departing the Port of Darwin since the quarter began just over one week ago…Read More

James Nason, October 9, 2015

Boost for Indo-Aust student exchange program

The Indonesia-Australia Pastoral Industry Student Program received a further boost in Jakarta this morning when Minister for Agriculture and Water Barnaby Joyce launched an alumni network for students who have completed their training through the initiative…Read More

Beef Central, October 7, 2015

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