BANDUNG-A number of basic needs of the community (Kepokmas) sold in a number of traditional markets are still relatively stable, although there is a slight increase.
Head of Bank Indonesia West Java Province Representative Office, Wiwiek Sisto Widayat said, based on monitoring in a number of traditional markets, 10 major food commodities needed by the community do not see any significant price increase.
"Until yesterday, 10 major food commodities needed by the community did not appear to be a significant increase in prices that some prices tend to fall, garlic begans to fall, red chillies and cayenne pepper has gone down," he said.
According to Wiwiek, the increase occurs in beans, such as green beans and fresh meat, although not too high, ranging between Rp 110,000 to Rp 115,000 per kilogram.
"The price increase is not quite changed compared to before Ramadhan," said Wiwiek, after opening a Cheap Market in BTC, Bandung, Wednesday (14/06).
However, according to Wiwiek, his side will continue to monitor all the major commodities needed by the community and coordinate and communicate with relevant agencies.
"If there are symptoms of increasing the price of commodities in certain places, that later we can do the action, we have done cooperation with logistic agency (Bulog) and PPI," he said. (Parno)