Banten Footwear Industry Still Dominate Export

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Wednesday, February 14 2018 - 21:28 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Serang - Footwear category such as shoes and sandals still dominate the export value of non-oil and gas exports in December 2017 reached 222.15 million US dollars, followed by organic chemicals 70.31 million US dollars.

The dominant Banten exports various types of footwear to several major destination countries such as the United States and European countries because Banten does have a lot of quality footwear industries, including sports shoes, centered in Cikande, Serang, Head of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) Banten Agoes Soebeno in Serang, Tuesday (13/2/2018)

The value of non-oil exports for the ten categories of goods which in December 2017 reached a value of 634.74 million US dollars, the next sequence of high export value is plastic and plastic goods with a value of 65.90 million US dollars.

Soebeno said eight of the ten major non-oil / gas export categories in December 2017 declined except for processed foods and iron and steel which rose by 0.36 million US dollars and 27.65 million US dollars, respectively. The three major export commodities saw a decline in exports sequentially compared to the previous month, where on footwear category fell 34.24 million US dollars, organic chemicals fell 24.89 million US dollars, and plastics and plastic goods down 12.95 million US dollars.

While on the other five goods there was a decrease of each less than 10 million US dollars with the lowest decrease came from the processed group of flour by 1.17 million US dollars.

Non-oil exports of ten major items for January - December 2017 contributed 69.82 percent to total non-oil and gas exports. The value of non-oil exports for the top ten categories of goods rose 25.60 percent compared to non-oil exports in the same period last year which reached 6,241.22 million US dollars.

The ten categories of non-oil and gas exports from January to December 2017 have all increased compared to the same period last year. The highest increase came from a variety of processed foods and the lowest occurred in rubber and rubber goods respectively of 481.23 million US dollars and 1.98 million US dollars.

Furthermore, when compared simultaneously to ten major non-oil / gas export categories in December 2017 and November 2017, there will be nine classes of the same goods, except for iron and steel. Seven of the nine classes of goods, except processed from flour and copper, are the categories of goods that are always included in the top ten categories of non-oil and gas exports in Banten over the past year, with a combined share of non-oil and gas exports never less than 54 percent.

Soebeno also mentioned the largest non-oil export destination countries in December 2017 is the United States with export value of 150.01 million US dollars, followed by China and Japan at 111.39 million US dollars and 79.69 million US dollars. Meanwhile, for the purpose of ASEAN countries and the EU respectively amounted to 223.04 million US dollars and 104.94 million US dollars.

Ten major non-oil / gas fuels in December 2017 are footwear worth 222.15 million US dollars, organic chemicals 70.31 million US dollars, plastics and plastic goods (65.90 million US dollars), processed foods (57.34 million US $), iron and steel (US $ 50.10 million), copper (37.56 million US dollars), machineries / aircraft mechanics (35.40 million US dollars), machinery / electric equipment (35.08 million US dollars, processed from flour (32.75 million US dollars), and rubber and rubber goods worth US $ 28.15 million.

As many as 12 major non-oil and gas exports in December 2017 are the Philippines worth 53.59 million US dollars, Thailand 50.96 million US dollars), Malaysia (46.53 million US), Germany (26.98 million US dollars), Belgium 23.09 million US dollars), the Netherlands (20.21 million US dollars), the United States (150.01 million US), China (111.39 million US dollars), Japan (79.69 million US dollars), India (58 , 85 million US dollars), South Korea (27.15 million US dollars), and Australia worth 18.55 million US dollars. (Ant)

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