Export from January to June Rose by 10.3 Percent, Compared to Last Year’s

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 16 Juli 2018
Category: News
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Ekspor-Besar-300x200The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported cumulatively, the value of Indonesia’s exports from January to June 2018 reached 88.02 billion USD, an increase of 10.03 percent in the same period in 2017. Meanwhile, non-oil exports reached 79.38 billion USD or an increase of 9.66 percent.

“Non-oil and gas exports of processing industry products from January to June 2018 increased by 5.35 percent compared to the same period in 2017,” Head of the BPS K. Suhariyanto said in a press conference at the BPS office, Jakarta, Monday (16/7).

Similarly, exports of mining and other products, according to Suhariyanto, increased by 36.16 percent. Meanwhile, agricultural exports fell by 7.68 percent.

Moreover, the origin of Indonesia’s largest export products are from West Java with the total value of 14.63 billion USD (16.62 percent), followed by East Java of 9.23 billion USD (10.49 percent), and East Kalimantan of 9.10 billion USD (10.34 percent).

From January to June 2018 period, Suhariyanto continued, China remains the largest export destination country with a total value of 12,296.4 billion USD (15.49 percent), followed by the United States with a value of 8,559.9 billion USD (10.78 percent) and Japan of 8,101.6 billion USD (10.21 percent).

“The primary commodities exported to China during that period are lignite, coal, and iron/steel,” Suhariyanto concluded. (EN/PR BPS/ES) (MUR/YM/Naster).

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