BANDUNG-The export value of West Java in March 2017 reached USD 2.49 billion, an increase of 12.89 percent compared to February 2017 which reached USD 2.21 billion.
Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of West Java inform Non Oil and Gas exports in March 2017 reached USD 2.47 billion, up 13.04 percent compared to February 2017 which reached USD 2.18 billion.
"Meanwhile, oil and gas exports fell 1.21 percent from USD 22.74 million to USD 22.46," said Head of West Java BPJS Dody Herlando in Bandung, Wednesday (3/5)
Meanwhile, if the year - on - year (March 2016 to March 2017), non-oil exports reached a low point in July 2016 worth USD 1.52 billion, while the highest exports recorded in March 2017 with a value of USD 2.47 billion. Meanwhile, the lowest oil and gas export value of USD 10.53 million occurred in November 2016 and the highest USD 72.37 million occurred in March 2016.
While the largest market share of non-oil and gas exports in March 2017 still remain to the United States, Japan and Thailand respectively - valued at USD 458.30 million, USD 251.04 million and USD 171.74 million with the third role reaching 35.68 percent .
In terms of volume, West Java's exports in March 2017 0.67 million tons or an increase of 8.63 percent compared to February 2017 which reached 0.62 million tons.
The main increase was supported by the increase of non-oil and gas export volume which reached 9.70 percent, while the export volume of oil and gas decreased by 0.51 percent. Jo