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Bull market for beef prices in Indonesia

With curbs on imports pushing up prices for consumers, at least one politician is caught in a corruption scandal.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2013 05:51

The price of meat is becoming an issue in Indonesia, where restrictions on beef imports have created a serious bull market that is bucking up the price for consumers.

And at least one politician has been caught in a cattle corruption scandal.

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from West Java.

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