Indonesian Beef Policy – 2017

Question.  Why have Indonesian government policies been so unsuccessful at influencing their national beef industry? Answer.  Because it is not really a beef industry. The Indonesian government is concerned about food security just like every other government around the world.  High levels of beef and live cattle imports building up to huge volumes in 2009/2010…

2017 Kebijakan Daging Sapi Indonesia

Tanya.  Mengapa kebijakan-kebijakan pemerintah Indonesia belum berhasil memengaruhi industri daging sapi nasional?  Jawab.  Sebab yang ada sekarang bukanlah industri daging sapi yang sesungguhnya. Seperti halnya pemerintah negara lain di dunia, Pemerintah Indonesia memiliki keprihatinan dalam persoalan ketahanan pangan.  Tingkat impor daging sapi dan sapi hidup terus meningkat dan menjadi sangat tinggi pada tahun 2009/2010 yang…

In search of the Best Steak in Bali.

A major travel blog recently crowned Bali as the world’s number one beach resort, and Indonesia (a proxy for Bali) remains among the most popular overseas travel destinations for Australians. Having lived in Bali now for about 10 months I disagree with the view that Bali is simply a “beach resort”.  In my view, Bali…

Oktober Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara

Edisi ke-47: Oktober 2017 Poin-poin utama  Pengusaha feedlot Indonesia putus asa, beberapa memberikan kelunakan kredit kepada rumah jagal  Tren harga yang stabil terjadi di China Indonesia:  Harga sapi potong steer (sapi jantan muda kebiri) AUD $3,81/kg bobot hidup (kurs Rp10.500 = $1AUD)  Harga sapi potong steer terus melemah, namun untuk laporan ini saya masih memakai…

October Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

47th Edition : October 2017. Key Points  Indonesian feedlotters demonstrate desperation with some now providing extended credit to butchers A definite trend of steadily firming prices has emerged in China  Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.81 / kg live weight (Rp 10,500 = $1AUD)  Slaughter steer prices are weakening even further although I am still…

September Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara

Edisi ke-46: September 2017 Poin utama  Permintaan sapi potong terus menurun, importir Indonesia dalam mode sintas  China masih terus melawan tren mata uang dan tren harga importir besar Asia lainnya   Indonesia:  Harga sapi potong steer AUD $3,78/kg bobot hidup (Rp10.600 = AUD $1)  Harga sapi potong dan nilai tukar mata uang AUD/Rp tetap stabil…

September Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

46th Edition : September 2017. Key Points  Indonesian importers in survival mode as slaughter cattle demand falls even further China continues to defy the currency and pricing trends of our other major Asian importers Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $3.77 / kg live weight (Rp 10,600 = $1AUD)  Slaughter cattle prices and the AUD/IDR exchange…