Tuesday, November 3, 2009

September 2009 : Indonesia export decreased

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Indonesia's export value in September 2009 decreased by 6.75 percent compared to August 2009 from 10.54 billion U.S. dollars to 9.83 billion U.S. dollars. But when compared with September last year exports also fell by 1.92 percent.
Head of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) Rusman Heriawan said this during a press conference, at the office, Jakarta. "September 2009 Indonesia's exports fell by 6.75 per cent," he said.
Rusman explained that September 2009 reduction in exports caused by the non-oil exports decline by 8.58 percent from 8.89 billion U.S. dollars to 8.13 billion U.S. dollars. In contrast, oil and gas exports increased by 3.07 percent from 1.65 billion U.S. dollars to 1.70 billion U.S. dollars.
Cumulatively, Indonesia's export value from January to September 2009 reached 80.13 billion U.S. dollars, or down 25.57 percent compared to the same period in 2008. "The non-oil exports reached 68.11 billion U.S. dollars or 18.21 percent down," he explained.
According to him, the biggest non-oil Indonesia exports decline in September 2009 occurred in fats and animal or vegetable oil for 17.7 million U.S. dollars, while the largest increase occurred in the ore, crust, and the gray metal of 207.5 million U.S. dollars.