BANDUNG – West Java Central Bureau of Statistics said that the West Java’s exports in June 2019 reached USD 2.08 billion, down 23.77 percent compared to May 2019. While West Java’s import values in June 2019 were USD 0.8 billion or down 13.47 percent compared to May 2019.
Non-oil and gas exports in June 2019 reached USD 2.07 billion, down 23.85 percent compared to last month. Exports of oil and gas also dropped 10.78 percent from USD 17.05 million to USD 15.21 million.
“By year-on-year non-oil and gas exports increased by 18.14 percent, the total exports also increased by 16.75 percent. Exports of oil and gas (y-o-y) dropped 55.06 percent compared to June 2018,” said Dody as the head of West Java Central Bureau of Statistics.
The export value of 10 main items in June 2019 compared to the previous month, all decreased by a range of 11 to 34 percent. The greatest attenuation performance in the footwear group dropped to 34.94 percent.
West Java non-oil and gas exports market share June 2019, predominantly United States, Japan, and Singapore, valued at USD 313.37 million, USD 194.23 million, and USD 168.59 million with the third role reaching 32.74 percent.
Cumulatively y-o-y, exports to major destination countries are all down with an aggregate of 2.45 percent, excluding exports to the United States and Singapore.
West Java’s import values in June 2019 of USD 0.8 billion or dropped 13.47 percent compared to May 2019.
The biggest West Java’s non-oil and gas imports in June 2019 came from China valued at USD 226.55 million, South Korea valued at USD 118.14 million, and Japan valued at USD 98.86 million. With the total of the three reaching 62.06 percent of the total value of non-oil and gas imports.
Cumulatively January-June 2019 (year-to-date), imports for consumption rose 16.51 percent, while raw/auxiliary materials and imports of capital goods dropped respectively 12.51 percent and 14.24 percent.
“But the value of trade balance in June 2019 surplus USD 1.28 billion, the cumulative of January-June 2019 surplus USD 9.07 billion,” he said. Jo