Bandarlampung (ANTARA News) - Lampung imported pedigree cows worth US$116.5 million from Australia in 2007 in an effort to increase its cow population, an industry official said.
Lampung Industry Service Head Suparmo said here on Saturday, with US$116.5 million the province imported young cows altogether weighing 67,737 tons , mainly from Australia.
In December alone, he said, Lampung imported 3,281 tons of cows worth US$6.47 million, he said.
He said, in Lampung the pedigree cows were categorized as auxiliary goods along with 59 other import commodities.
In 2007, Lampung imported a total of 761,591 tons of auxiliary goods worth US$305 million. They included young cows, crabs, cattle feed, peanuts, phosphate, plastic cups, gunny sacks, herbicides and sulfur.