National rice production drops to 440 thousand tons in Indonesia

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Published Mar 2, 2024

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Indonesia's Central Statistics Agency (BPS) forecasts a 1.39 percent decrease in national rice production in 2023, dropping to 31.10 million tons due to the impact of El Nino. The most significant declines are expected in South Sulawesi, West Java, Central Java, Aceh, and Banten. However, rice production is predicted to increase in East Java, West Sumatra, West Nusa Tenggara, Central Sulawesi, and Lampung. The BPS also anticipates a decrease in rice production for the January-April 2024 period.
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REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said that national rice production in 2023 will reach 31.10 million tons, down by 440 thousand tons or 1.39 percent compared to 2022 which reached 31.54 million tons. "The decline in rice production is a consequence of the decline in rice harvest area and rice production which was affected by El Nino," said BPS Deputy for Production Statistics M Habibullah in presenting the Official Statistics News in Jakarta, Friday (1/3/2024). Habibullah said total rice production in the January-April 2023 period would reach 12.98 million tons. However, the BPS prediction for rice production from January to April 2024 is only 10.71 million tons or a decrease of 17.52 percent. Rice production has decreased on most islands, especially Java. Based on region, the provinces that experienced the highest decline included South Sulawesi, West Java, Central Java, Aceh and Banten. However, there are several provinces that have experienced an ...
Source: Republika
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