Indonesia’s Export Value in December 2020 Recorded at US$16.54 Billion: BPS
The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) has announced that the value of Indonesia’s exports in December 2020 stood at US$16.54 billion or increased by 8.39 percent compared to that of November’s exports.
Cumulatively, the agency also reported the value of Indonesia’s exports from January to December last year reached US$163.31 billion.
Non-oil and gas exports in December last year stood at US$15.52 billion, an increase of 7.06 percent compared to that of November. The largest increase in non-oil and gas exports in December 2020 against November 2020 occurred in animal/vegetable fats and oils worth US$264.2 million (11.23 percent).
By sector, non-oil and gas exports from the processing industry from January to December 2020 rose by 2.95 percent compared to that of the same period in 2019. Likewise, exports of agricultural products rose by 13.98 percent.
The largest non-oil and gas export destination in December 2020 was China worth US$3.32 billion, followed by the United States at US$1.87 billion and Japan at US$1.25 billion, with the contribution of the three countries reaching 41.50 percent. Meanwhile, exports to the European Union (27 countries) amounted to US$ 1.27 billion.
Based on the province of origin, Indonesia’s largest exports in January-December 2020 came from West Java with a value of US$26.59 billion (16.28 percent), followed by East Java with US$20.31 billion (12.44 percent) and Riau with US$13.77 billion (8.43 percent). (BPS PR/UN) (MUR/EP)