Indonesia: Supply of poultry products is guaranteed to be safe during fasting and Eid

Published Mar 20, 2022

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Despite frequent price fluctuations, the food sector continues to experience positive developments during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was stated by the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto in his remarks in an online webinar via the Zoom application discussing food supply ahead of fasting and Eid, which was held by the Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals Association (ICMI), Friday (18/3).

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POULTRYINDONESIA, Jakarta – Read also: Unhas Officially Appoints SYL Minister of Agriculture as Honorary Professor According to Airlangga, specifically to welcome the upcoming fasting and Eid, the government has prepared various policies that focus on three main issues, namely food availability, affordability and prices. "Things to be considered are the provision of production facilities and infrastructure, stock availability and production materials. In addition, strengthening the support of transportation SOEs is also carried out in distributing food from areas with a surplus of supply to areas with high demand," he explained. Furthermore, according to Oke Nurwan, the Director General of Domestic Trade at the Ministry of Trade (Kemendag) stated that based on data, feedstuff inflation actually occurs at the turn of the year. Meanwhile, in the month of Fasting and Eid, the inflation rate is relatively under control and there is no need to be afraid. However, there are some ...
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