Indonesia-Australia relations - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Indonesia-Australia relations


Indonesia, Australia sign long-awaited trade deal

Mar 04, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Indonesian trade minister Enggartiasto Lukita and his Australian counterpart Simon Birmingham wrap up the multi-billion-dollar agreement in Jakarta, some 9 years after negotiations first started

TRADE DEAL. Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita (R) and his Australian couterpart Simon Birmingham (L) hold documents after signing a trade deal in Jakarta on March 4, 2019. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Australia should prepare for lower beef export quotas: the view from Indonesia

Jul 16, 2015 - 12:39 PM

Indonesia has long wanted to be self sufficient for beef but has repeatedly missed its targets in 2010 and in 2014

Indonesia has long wanted to be able to meet rising national demand for beef through domestic production. Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Indonesia slashes cattle imports from Australia

Jul 14, 2015 - 2:07 PM

Jakarta will import 50 000 cattle in the third quarter from July to September a sharp reduction from 250 000 in the previous quarter

A file picture shows Brahman cattle bound for Indonesia held at Cedar Park, a pre-export feed lot some 100 km south of Darwin, Australia, on July 14, 2011. Indonesian Trade official announced in July 2015 that it plans to reduce imports of Australian cattle. Photo by Dave Hunt/EPA