Food prices today: Chilies and eggs compactly rise, rice still above HET in Indonesia

Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 24, 2024

Tridge summary

On April 23, 2024, Indonesia saw a general increase in the national averages of various foodstuffs, including red bird's eye chilies, curly red chilies, chicken eggs, sugar, flour, and soybeans, with red cayenne pepper experiencing the highest increase of 4.94%. However, the price of rice remained above the set highest retail price. In contrast, shallots and garlic bulbs experienced a decrease in price, along with salt and certain fish types, such as tuna and mackerel, also seeing price increases. These changes were reported by the National Food Agency (Bapanas) Price Panel.
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Original content

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National averages for a number of foodstuffs experienced an increase on Tuesday (23/4/2024), such as red bird's eye chilies, curly red chilies, pure chicken eggs, consumption of sugar, flour and soybeans experienced an increase . Quoting the National Food Agency (Bapanas) Price Panel website, Tuesday at 09.00 WIB, red cayenne pepper was recorded to have increased by 4.94 percent to IDR 51,200 per kilogram. Followed by curly red chilies, which rose slightly by 0.21 percent to IDR 43,120 per kilogram. An increase also occurred in the commodity of pure chicken eggs by 0.66 percent to IDR 30,630 per kilogram. For sugar, consumption also increased by 0.28 percent to IDR 18,190 per kilogram, and bulk wheat flour by around 0.57 percent to IDR 10,610. It was observed that the price of rice was also still above the highest retail price (HET) which was set at IDR 14,900-IDR 15,800 per kilogram for premium rice and IDR 10,900-IDR 11,800 per kilogram for medium ...
Source: Republika
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