Indonesia: The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries ensures safe fish stocks during Ramadan and Eid

Published Mar 8, 2024

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Indonesia's Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) has confirmed that there will be an adequate supply of fish during Ramadhan and Eid this year, with an estimated availability of 3.10 million tons against a demand of 2.46 million tons in March and April 2024. The KKP anticipates a 10% rise in demand during Ramadan and a 20% increase ahead of Eid. The ministry is promoting fish consumption due to its health benefits and cost-effectiveness, and assures that the current stock in frozen warehouses is secure, with prices returning to normal and remaining stable.
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The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) ensures that fish will be sufficient during Ramadhan and Eid this year. ADVERTISEMENT Based on demand analysis data, it is estimated that demand for fish during March and April 2024 will reach 2.46 million tons. Meanwhile, fish availability during that period is estimated at 3.10 million tons. "Fish stocks are safe. We also estimate that there will be a 10% increase in demand during Ramadan and 20% ahead of Eid," explained the Director General of Strengthening the Competitiveness of Marine and Fishery Products (PDSPKP), Budi Sulistiyo in a written statement, Thursday (7/3/2024). This increase shows the high enthusiasm of the public for consuming fish during Ramadan. Apart from being easy to process and affordable, fish is also easy to find in various markets and has extraordinary nutritional content that is beneficial for health. "Breaking the fast or sahur with a fish menu is simple, healthy and economical," he said. Referring ...
Source: Wartaekonomi
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