BANDUNG-West Java export value in June 2017 reached USD 1.95 billion, down by 20.28 percent compared to May 2017 which reached USD 2.45 billion.
Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) West Java (Jabar) said non-oil exports in June 2017 reached USD 1.94 billion, down 19.99 percent compared to May 2017 which reached USD 2.43 billion. Meanwhile, oil and gas exports fell to 51.58 percent from USD 22.93 million to USD 11.10 million.
By year-on-year (June 2016 to June 2017), non-oil exports reached a low point in July 2016 valued at USD 1.52 billion, while the highest export was 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 valued at USD 44.23 million occurred in August 2016.
The export value of 10 main items of June 2017 was recorded at USD 1.41 billion, down 18.79 percent compared to May 2017. Almost all of the major goods groups decreased, except the group of Knit Goods and Mechanical Machinery / Aircraft that still grow positive.
The largest market share of non-oil and gas exports in West Java in June 2017 remained to the United States, Japan and Thailand respectively valued at USD 368.78 million, USD 182.19 million and USD 148.06 million.
"The role of the three in the export of West Java became the largest, reaching 36.01 percent," said Head of BPS, Dody Herlando, Wednesday (2/8).
West Java's export volume in June 2017 was 0.56 million tons or down 22.08 percent compared to May 2017 which reached 0.72 million tons. The decline in non-oil and gas exports reached 19.18 percent with a contribution of 90.52 percent, contributing 78.43 percent to the total export volume. Similarly, oil and gas volume are decreased by 50.37 percent. Jo