Beef Imports

Man on cow: Independence! Truck reads 'Imports'

Government officials are resorting to their now-familiar game of smoke and mirrors by blaming cattle stockpiling by feedlotters for the recent surge in beef prices instead of admitting that the real cause was the trade ministry's ill-advised move to slash the quarterly cattle import quota by more than 80 percent in an effort to show the country had attained self-sufficiency in beef.

Kompas - August 12, 2015