Imports of Indonesian dates reached US$17.18 Million in February, Tunisa

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Published Mar 16, 2024

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Indonesia's Central Statistics Agency (BPS) has reported a 25.77% increase in the country's imports of dates for Ramadan in February 2024, reaching US$ 17.18 million, up from January 2024. The majority of these imports were sourced from Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, and Saudi Arabia, with Tunisia being the largest exporter. The BPS also confirmed that there were no imports from Israel, adhering to the Indonesian Ulema Council's call for a boycott of Israeli products in support of Palestine.
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Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) recorded that imports of dates for Ramadan reached US$ 17.18 million throughout February 2024. This import value increased by US$ 3.52 million or 25.77% compared to January 2024. "Most imports of dates during January-February 2024 came from Tunisia, Egypt, Iran and Saudi Arabia," said Acting Head of BPS Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti, Friday (15/3/2024). However, Amalia said that imports of dates were lower than the previous year. Amalia also denied that there were imports of dates into Indonesia from Israel. He also emphasized that BPS had confirmed it. Amalia also confirmed that the largest imports of dates came from Tunisia at 29.7%, Iran 9.3% and Saudi Arabia 8.6%. The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) previously called on all Muslims in Indonesia not to consume products affiliated with ...
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