BANDUNG-The Bureau of Logistics is ready to absorb grains of rice starting from April to May in this year with trillion rupiah.
"Yes, that's true. To do the absorption, we allocate budget in accordance with prognosis absorption," Abdul Muis as the Head of the Bureau of Logistics Regional Division (Divre) West Java said, at Graha Sativa Perum Bulog West Java, at Soekarno Hatta Street Bandung, Sunday.
The price of rice that is absorbed is in accordance with HPP that is IDR 7,300 per kg. In national level, Abdul Muis said, this year, prognosis of absorption is 4 million tons or 4 billion kg.
Meanwhile in 2017, West Java has tageted the absorption reached 6.11 million kg, so that it will cost IDR 4.46 trillion.
Until last week, his parties have done absorption for 135 thousand tons so that it can be used as a stock for 8 months.