A passenger wearing a face mask walks through Sukarno-Hatta international airport in Indonesia’s Tangerang on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A passenger wearing a face mask walks through Sukarno-Hatta international airport in Indonesia’s Tangerang on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

Indonesia fears economic hit after banning live animal imports from China over coronavirus fears

  • China is Indonesia’s biggest trading partner and top export destination – with US$28 billion in exports last year alone
  • Just US$314,295 worth of live animals – which experts warn are a health hazard – came the other way over the same time period, however

A passenger wearing a face mask walks through Sukarno-Hatta international airport in Indonesia’s Tangerang on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A passenger wearing a face mask walks through Sukarno-Hatta international airport in Indonesia’s Tangerang on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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