BPS projects rice production in Indonesia until April 2024 to decrease 17.5 Percent

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Published Mar 2, 2024

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Indonesia's Central Statistics Agency (BPS) predicts a 17.52% decrease in rice production in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the previous year, with an estimated total of 10.71 million tons. The majority of this production, around 57% in March and 55% in April, is expected to come from East Java, Central Java, and West Java.
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REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reports that rice production is estimated at 0.86 million tons of rice in January 2024. Then the potential for rice production from February to April 2024 is 9.85 million tons. "If you look at it, the potential for rice production in January-April 2024 is estimated to reach 10.71 million tonnes of rice or a decrease of 2.28 million tonnes or a decrease of 17.52 percent compared to the same period last year," said BPS Deputy for Production Statistics M Habibullah in a press conference, Friday (1/3/2024). Habibullah explained that there is quite large potential for rice production in the next two months. Based on KSA observations in January 2024, he said, the potential for national rice production in March is estimated to reach 3.54 million tonnes. "Around 87 percent of the potential for this large product is spread across 10 provinces, namely East Java, Central Java, West Java, South Sumatra, South Sulawesi, North ...
Source: Republika
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