Indonesia: Ministry of Agriculture releases exports of 96 tons of shallots to Thailand

Updated Aug 10, 2023
Reporter: Lailatul Anisah | Editor: Noverius Laoli KONTAN.CO.ID - JAKARTA. Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo released 96 tons of shallot exports to Thailand with a transaction value of Rp 3.4 billion. The export of garlic sent to the White Elephant Country is the first export. Delivery will take place in stages. The total value of this export contract reached 75 containers or the equivalent of 73.5 billion. "I always say that shallots are our strength as a nation of Indonesia. However, we must also remember that we are currently facing an el nino which can disrupt production," said Syahrul in his statement, Wednesday (9/8). Syahrul reminded that the El-Nino phenomenon was currently sweeping Indonesia. For this reason, he asked all stakeholders to work together to maintain onion production so that shallot exports would not be hampered. Furthermore, the Director General of Horticulture of the Ministry of Agriculture, Prihasto Setyanto, said that shallot production ...
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