BANDUNG-According to a report compiled by the Ministry of Finance, in the first quarter, exports of Indonesia when compared with the conditions of the first quarter of 2015, decreased. This, disclosed by the Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Trade, Pradnyawati, in export forum, which took place at the Office of BI Bandung, Wednesday (18/5).
Pradnyawati, further explained during January to April 2016, the value and volume of exports decreased 13.6 percent respectively and 9.2% YoY. However, of the few commodities that is still increasing is include: jewelry, metal ash crust ores, various chemical products, footwear and apparel not knitted.
The government increase exports has prepared some first steps, advocacy in handling cases of alleged trade either dumping, subsidies and safeguards. Second, dwelling time which is the wait time for goods to be unloaded from transport means to get out of the port area designed to a maximum of 4 days, and the third, simplification of import-export licensing procedures with a target completion time of 2 to 5 days.
In addition, promotional products export to several countries continues. Some products from West Java, who has been promoted to Foreign include coffee products are the type of coffee Mount Puntang, fragrant blooms and malabar money.
For the latest coffee transactions, said Pradnyawati reached USD 35 million, equivalent to 392 containers Rp.470,55 billion for the year ahead. (NR)