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Indonesian President Joko Widodo visits Tumpah market in West Sulawesi: Chili price at IDR 40,000 per kilogram

Indonesia
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 24, 2024

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President Joko Widodo visited Tumpah Mamasa Market in West Sulawesi to assess the stability of commodity prices. He found the prices to be stable compared to other provinces and appreciated the quality and price of locally produced rice. Widodo has promised to build a new market to provide better trading facilities for the local community. The local traders are hopeful for the realization of this promise.
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Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) visited Tumpah Mamasa Market, Mamasa Regency, West Sulawesi. To see directly the prices of basic commodities in that area. Jokowi said that he saw that commodity prices in that market and in West Sulawesi were generally stable compared to other provinces. He also appreciated the quality and price of locally produced rice. "Earlier I saw that prices here are also stable compared to other provinces, for example, red onions are good, curly red chilies are also good, the price is IDR 40 thousand, red onions are IDR 33 thousand, rice is IDR 11 thousand, this local rice is very good ," said Jokowi, quoting an official statement, Tuesday (23/4/2024). On that occasion he also promised to build a new market in response to local needs for better trading facilities. However, Jokowi asked the regional government to prepare the location so that it is close to the current spill market. "We want to build a market, we will build it, but ...
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