Beef demand in Indonesia to reach more than 100,000t during fasting month

21.05.2018

Indonesia’s Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health said during the fasting month of Ramadhan and Ied Fitr, in May-June, beef demand is estimated at 116,000 tonnes. I Ketut Diarmita, Directorate General of the institution said 75,400 tonnes will be met from local beef, while the remaining will be imported from Australia and New Zealand, and buffalo meat from India.

On local stocks and imported meat at warehouses, he said that as of May 3, there were over 165,000 heads of finisher cattle, about 500 heads of finisher buffalos, over 12,000 tonnes of frozen beef and 4000 tonnes of frozen buffalo meat.


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