Indonesia to import 22kt of beef and offal for Ramadhan


Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture has given a beef & offal import recommendation of 22,221 tonnes to importers to meet demand during the Ramadhan (fasting) month this year. I Ketut Diarmita, Director General of Livestock and Animal Health, said of the figure, the recommendation for beef is 20,957 tonnes while offal is 1264 tonnes. The imports are planned to be realised from March to May with volumes of 6302 tonnes, 7792 tonnes and 8127 tonnes, respectively.

The beef and offal will be imported from Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Spain and Brazil. “The import recommendation is given only to importers who have met our administrative and technical requirements. Now they are waiting for a permit from the Ministry of Trade to realise the imports,” said Mr Diarmita.


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