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Again diligent in exporting, Indonesia rejects imported chicken meat and eggs outright

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Published Jan 25, 2024

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The Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture has successfully prevented the import of foreign chicken meat or eggs, despite challenges from the European Union and the World Trade Organization. This has allowed the country's poultry industry to thrive, contributing significantly to foreign exchange with livestock product exports worth US$ 790.7 million from January to July 2023. The industry has also penetrated international markets such as Singapore and Japan, showcasing its global competitiveness.
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Bogor, CNBC Indonesia - Even though Indonesia is often thwarted by the European Union and has been declared defeated by the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) ensures that not a single kilogram (kg) of fresh chicken meat or eggs leaks in from abroad. . "Thank God, up to now, even though we lost at the WTO, we have never conceded a kilo of chicken meat or fresh chicken eggs from abroad," said Director of Breeding and Production of the Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Agung Suganda in a Poultry Seminar at IICC Botani Square, Bogor, Wednesday (24/1/2024). Of course, he continued, this is an achievement for Indonesia and must be maintained. For this reason, according to him, the current oversupply issue should be a benefit for Indonesia. "Not only does it protect us from the entry of chicken meat from outside, but what is most important is how this industry provides an affordable source of animal protein ...
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