BOGOR CITY-The number of reports received about the disparity in commodity prices of chicken and red pepper in Bogor City, make the Indonesia Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) conduct spot checks to Bogor Market, Monday (6/2).
The difference in price per kilogram of chicken meat is very significant. At the level of farmers per kilogram of chicken meat ranged only between Rp 15 thousand - Rp 16 thousand, while the market price is soaring to around Rp 30 thousand - Rp 35 thousand per kilogram.
There is high price disparities, according to the Chairman of the Indonesia Business Competition Supervisory Commission Syarkawi Ra'uf feared because there are those who "play". If found there had been toying with the price, he threatened to give decisive action. According to him, if the price of chickens in cages Rp 15 thousand - Rp 16 thousand, the formula is Rp 16 thousand x 1.65, the price of chicken normally ranges from Rp 22 thousand - Rp 25 thousand and maximum price range between Rp 27 thousand - Rp 28 thousand with various sorts of additional costs. "Well, where is Rp 8 thousand more?" Asked Sarkawi.
Furthermore, he reminded, the Indonesia Business Competition Supervisory Commission with the government can prosecute anyone suspected of taking part in increasing the price of chicken meat and cause instability in the market prices so as to burden the people.
Following from Bogor Market, Indonesia Business Competition Supervisory Commission group to continue the inspection to a number of locations poultry farm in the city of Bogor in an attempt to discover irregularities chicken meat prices.
At the inspection, the team Indonesia Business Competition Supervisory Commission accompanied by Secretary of Bogor City, Ade Sarip Hidayat, Head of Industry and Trade (Industry and Trade) Bogor City, Achsin Prasetyo, Director of PD Pasar Pakuan Jaya, Andri Latif Asikin Mansjoer, and Head of Unit Bogor Market, Iwan Arif Budiman.