Footwear Industry Mastering Banten Exports September 2017

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, November 18 2017 - 12:55 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Serang - Footwear category controls non-oil exports in September 2017 with a value of 196.11 million US dollars, followed by organic chemicals worth 89.33 million US dollars.

Head of the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) of Banten Agoes Soebeno in Serang, Saturday (18/11/2017) said that the value of footwear exports in September besides Banten has many footwear industries such as shoes and sandals, also high demand from the United States and a number of countries in Europe.

Soebeno said that footwear always contributed greatly to the non-oil export of Banten, which in September reached a value of 882.35 million US dollars, down 10.35 percent compared to the previous month which reached 890.14 million US dollars.

The value of non-oil and gas exports for ten categories of goods reached 608.39 million US dollars, while for other goods class of 273.96 million US dollars.

Eight of the ten major non-oil export commodities declined except copper and paper / cardboard, respectively, by US $ 1.62 million and US $ 2.41 million respectively, Soebeno said.

The highest decline occurred in the category of footwear goods down 23.40 million US dollars, followed by a decrease in plastics and plastic goods of 20.18 million US dollars. While the other six goods decreased respectively less than 20 million US dollars with the lowest decrease came from the class of machinery / electrical equipment amounted to 3.74 million US dollars.

Meanwhile, non-oil exports of ten main categories of goods for January - September 2017 contributed 71.74 percent to total non-oil exports. The value of non-oil exports for the top ten categories of goods rose 31.03 percent compared to non-oil and gas exports in the same period last year which reached 4,566.84 million US dollars.

The ten categories of non-oil and gas exports from January to September 2017 all increased from the same period last year. The highest increase came from organic chemicals and the lowest occurred on copper goods class of 360.53 million US dollars and 9.90 million US dollars, respectively.

"Compared to ten major non-oil exports in September 2017 and August 2017, all seven classes of goods, except for processed foods, copper and paper / paperboard, are the same items has always been included in the ten main categories of non-oil exports of Banten over the past year, with a combined share of non-oil and gas exports never less than 59 percent, "he told media crews.

Meanwhile, the largest non-oil export destination in September 2017 was the US with an export value of 142.77 million US dollars, followed by China and Japan of 120.89 million US dollars and 65.70 million US dollars, while for the purpose of ASEAN countries and The EU each amounted to 222.95 million US dollars and 87.45 million US dollars.

The ten main categories of non-oil export value in September were footwear 196.11 million US dollars, organic chemicals (89.33 million US dollars), plastics and plastic goods (70.56 million US dollars), iron and steel (44 , US $ 17 million), copper (38.01 million US dollars), machineries / aircraft mechanics (37 million US dollars), processed foods (36.13 million US dollars), machinery / electric equipment (34.05 million US dollars, paper / carton (32.56 million US dollars) and rubber and rubber goods valued at 31.45 million US dollars).

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