Indonesians Struggle with Rising Meat...

Indonesians Struggle with Rising Meat Prices

There are 1 comment on the Voice of America story from Feb 5, 2013, titled Indonesians Struggle with Rising Meat Prices. In it, Voice of America reports that:

A woman buys meat at a market in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Today, a kilogram of beef can cost more than $13. - Rising prices and corruption continue to plague Indonesia's national goal to become self-sufficient in regards to producing staple foods.

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Since: Nov 12

Tangerang, Indonesia

#1 Feb 5, 2013
elementary economics would have made clear to high officials that banning imports without sufficient replacements from home markets will cause price rises. In addition to this history shows that price inequalities between countries provide opportunities for smugglers, custom corruption and so on.
It is all so predictable if people would like to think

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