Indonesia: Banten deputy governor appreciates the success of independent agricultural exports

Updated Aug 17, 2021
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SERANG -- Banten Deputy Governor Andika Hazrumy appreciated the initiation of the Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) in increasing exports, through Merdeka Exports which was released by President Joko Widodo on Saturday (14/8) yesterday. According to Andika, this initiative has a major impact on the welfare value of farmers, which is getting better. "Indirectly, Merdeka Export activities have a major impact on the welfare value of farmers. Their production is absorbed and marketed at very profitable prices," Andika said, Monday (16/8). ), in a press release. Therefore, Andika expressed her gratitude to the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo and the Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo for motivating agricultural business actors in Banten to continue to improve the quality of production with export sales. "We will also continue to support all programs at the Ministry of Agriculture, especially those related to export binding such as the Geratieks (Three Exports Movement) program," he said.
the national export gateway of the existing 17 gates. In fact, said Andika, the export transaction was quite large, amounting to Rp 40.36 billion. The Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) increases exports through Merdeka Exports. - (Ministry of Agriculture) The commodities in question include swallow nests, ornamental plants, aquarium plants and reptiles. While the 17 export destinations in question include China, the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, Germany, Colombia, and Vietnam. "We also report that Banten agricultural commodities in 2021 will increase by 7.15 percent for plant commodities and 7.9 percent for livestock commodities," he said. For details, export data for agricultural commodities in 2021 consists of plant commodities of IDR 614 and animal commodities of IDR 10.1 trillion. In other words, exports of agricultural products increased sharply when compared to 2020 which was only Rp 573 ...
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