BPS: Kaltimra Large-Medium Industries Grow Positive
By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Monday, May 07 2018 - 22:09 IWST
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INDUSTRY.co.id - Samarinda- The development of large and medium scale processing industries in East Kalimantan and North Kalimantan (Kaltimra) in quarter I-2018 both the y-on-y or quarterly (q-to-q) periods showed positive growth.
"The production rate of large and medium manufacturing industries in Kaltimra in the first quarter of 2018 increased 1.03 percent (y-on-y), compared to 0.53 percent (q-to-q) in the previous quarter," said Head Central Statistics Agency of East Kalimantan Province Atqo Mardiyanto in Samarinda, Monday (7/5/2018)
The 1.03 percent (y-on-y) increase in the industry is wood, wood and cork products, but excludes furniture, woven goods from bamboo, rattan and the like up by 1.06 percent.
Furthermore, the food industry decreased 1.60 percent, even the chemical industry and chemical goods also decreased by 1.21 percent.
Meanwhile, the production of large and medium-sized processing industries which experienced a 0.53 percent increase (q-to-q) were wood, wood and cork (excluding furniture) and bamboo, rattan and other wicker products rose 1.68 percent.
Then chemicals and chemical goods industry rose 1.65 percent, and the food industry declined by 2.69 percent.
During the last two years, Atqo continued, the production performance of large and medium processing industries in both Kaltim and Kaltara is quite good, however there is a trend of slowing down.
While for the production of micro and small processing industries in East Kalimantan Province in quarter I-2018 seen from the annual period (y-on-y) increased by 43.20 percent, while quarterly production growth (q-to-q) increased by 3.20 percent.
"This condition is almost the same as that in Kaltara, that is, the production of micro and small and medium enterprises in the first quarter of 2010 grew 7.14 percent, while for quarterly production growth rose by 7.57 percent," he said.