Imported Rice Tender in Bulog is Prone to Tribute
By : Wiyanto Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, February 13 2018 - 21:00 IWST
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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The policy of rice imports by Joko Widodo government of 500 thousand is assigned to BULOG.
Arief Poyuono Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions (FSP) BUMN Bersatu said starting from the tender process and the determination of the winner of the rice import tender to BULOG is very prone to the practice of Collusion, nepotism and tribute
"Learning from the import of Sugar carried out by BULOG which by the KPK successfully revealed will be a criminal act of corruption, in the case of Irman Gusman who diverted the quota of sugar imports from Jakarta to West Sumatra, This could happen later in the case of import quotas Rice," he said in a press release in Jakarta, Monday (12/2/2018).
According to him, there are many modus operandi in mass rice import in order to get import fee for official officer related to Rice Import Quota and Process of rice import tender.
Usually There is a fee from the winning bidders to the official officials who determine And choose the importer who won the rice import tender
Usually the country used as a Vehicle to accommodate the rice import fee of rice and sugar is Singapore, because the Commission cannot get his hands to the KPK, then after that they share the fee in Singapore by opening account no bang in Singapore alias stored in Singapore
According to him, although Of the 21 companies that register, 11 companies are set to pass. The company comes from four rice producing countries namely Vietnam, Thailand, India and Pakistan.
After the determination will be bargain price. If there has been an agreement, Djarot said Monday can get out Letter of Credits (LC). Very vulnerable bribe when happened Process bargaining price when the rice import tender.
Therefore, the Federation of United State-Owned Workers Union urged the KPK to supervise intensive Process of rice import bidding by BULOG because the possibility could happen bribe to Bulog official in the form of fee to the related officer and the winner of rice import tender.
"Do not let Rice imports be like Sugar imports that are indicated and caught by KPK in bribe bribery action for the division of its quota," he said.