BANDUNG-Farmer Exchange Rate (NTP) West Java in July 2017 (2012 = 100) natural increase, which amounted to 104.48. July NTP rose by 0.02 percent compared to June 2017 recorded at 104.46.
Head of West Java Distribution Division of Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) , Dudung Supriyadi when met by reporters at the BPS West Java Office, Tuesday (1/8), said the increase in NTP is caused by the increase of Acceptance Index of Farmers (IT) by 0.19% The Paid Price of Farmers (IB) increased by 0.17%.
He added that during July 2017, two of the five agricultural sub-sectors experienced an increase in NTP, the highest NTP Fisheries rose by 0.45% from 101.95 to 102.41, and the Horticulture NTP sub sector rose 0.26% from 112.54 to 112 , 83.
While NTP Sub sector of Smallholder Plantation fell by 0.16% from 101.83 to 101.67, NTP Foodstuff Sub sector fell 0.09% from 97.23 to 97.14 and NTP Livestock Sub-sector decreased by 0.03% % From 114.42 to 114.38.
NTP is closely related to inflation conditions in rural areas. BPS noted in the Rural Areas of West Java Household Consumption in July 2017 there was inflation of 0.19%.
"In the future BPS will make a record of the salt farmers' NTP," he added. Jo