Indonesia trade surplus of us$433.8 million recorded in August

23 , 2015 | Source: Antara News

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia recorded a trade surplus of US$433.8 million in August, with exports reaching US$12.78 billion and imports at US$12.27 billion

The volume of trade also recorded a surplus of 28.94 million tons, contributed by a surplus in the non-oil/gas sector at 29.26 million tons and a deficit of 320 thousand tons in the oil/gas sector, National Statistics Agency Chief Suryamin stated at a press conference here on Tuesday.

The non-oil/gas sector recorded a surplus of US$1.01 billion, but the oil/gas sector recorded a deficit of US$500 million.

Suryamin noted that the countrys exports in August reached US$12.70 billion, up 10.79 percent from Julys exports but dropped by 12.28 percent compared to the same period last year.

Meanwhile, imports in August reached US$12.27 billion, an increase of 21.69 percent from Julys imports but decreased by 17.06 percent compared to the same period last year.

"Cumulatively, the trade from January to August 2015 recorded a surplus of US$6.22 billion," he remarked.

He added that the exports from January to August 2015 reached US$102.52 billion, while imports were recorded at US$96.30 billion.

 

The Kazakh government is interested to learn the Indonesian National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT)′s soft approaches to deal with terrorism, BNPT Chief Commissioner General Police Suhardi Alius said in a press statement released on Sunday.
Indonesia`s Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita revealed that the country`s exports in 2017 had reached US$168.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 19.8 percent.
Bandung City has won the Asean Clean Tourist City award at the 2018 Asean Tourism Award (ASANTA), which took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
President Joko Widodo will follow up the request for cooperation for peace bulding in Afghanistan in his state visit to that country next week, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said here on Thursday.
Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arcandra Tahar has said Indonesia plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries — Pakistan and Bangladesh — with the trading values at about US$6 billion for each country.
The population of Komodo dragons in the Komodo National Park has reached 3,012 heads in 2017, according to Sudiyono, head of the park.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu