BANDUNG-Farmer's Exchange Rate (NTP) West Java in September 2017 (2012 = 100) amounted to 105.98 or rose by 0.58 percent compared to August 2017 NTP which was recorded at 105.37.
Head of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) West Java (Jabar), Dody Herlando, Tuesday (3/10) said the increase in NTP is caused by the increase of Acceptance Index of Farmers (IT) of 0.57 percent, while the Paid Price Index (IB) experienced index or fixed changes.
Central Bureau of Statistics noted that in September 2017 from five agricultural sub-sectors, only one sub-sector experienced an increase in NTP, namely NTP Food Crops Subsector increased by 2.33 percent from 98.28 to 100.58.
While the other four subsectors experienced the highest decrease occurred in the NTP Horticulture Sub-sector decreased 0.91 percent from 112.98 to 111.96, followed by NTP Fishery fell by 0.48 percent from 102.38 to 101.90, the Subsector of Plantation fell by 0.35 percent from 103.28 to 102.92, and NTP Livestock Subsector also decreased by 0.35 percent from 115.31 to 114.90.
Added in Rural Areas of West Java Household Consumption in September 2017 there was deflation of 0.16 percent. Of the seven expenditure groups experiencing deflation in the Foodstuff category only 0.58 percent while the other six experienced inflation, the highest occurred in the Food, Beverage, Cigarette & Tobacco Group by 0.24 percent, followed by the Education Group.
Group Recreation & Sports inflation by 0.18 percent, Inflation Clothing by 0.05 percent, Transportation & Communication Group inflation by 0.03 percent, Housing Group and Health Group of equal inflation by 0.02 percent. jo