BANDUNG- Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of West Java (West Java) mentioned West Java exports in September decreased by 9.77% but still a surplus from the side of foreign trade balance.
Head of West Java BPS, Dodi Herlando said West Java exports during September 2017 was recorded at USD 2.51 billion, down from the previous month, where August exports reached USD 2.78 billion.
"West Java's exports are still dominated by non-oil and gas, with total non-oil and gas exports reaching USD 2.49 billion, while oil and gas exports are recorded at USD 21.65 million," he said on Wednesday (1/11).
The market share of non-oil and gas West Java exports fixed to the United States, Japan and Thailand, each worth USD 440.15 million, USD 255.10 million and USD 180.62 million, where the three take the export share of West Java as much as 35.24%.
In terms of imports, in September recorded as much as USD 9.2 billion, where the largest imports of West Java came from China of USD 244.50 million.
If comparing exports to imports, West Java foreign trade still surplus. From the non oil and gas side, the surplus was USD 1.68 billion and from the oil and gas surplus of USD 88.7 million. Jo