Indonesia wants to import 50,000 tons of frozen beef from Brazil. The Asian country mainly imports beef from Australia and New Zealand.
Permits for 30,000 tonnes were given to state food procurement agency Bulog, 10,000 tonnes to state-owned PT Berdikari and 10,000 tonnes to PT Perusahaan Perdagangan Indonesia, reports Salaam Gateway
The imports from Brazil were aimed at diversifying Indonesia‘s source of meat imports. The Asian country mainly imports beef from Australia and New Zealand.