BPS: Jambi Manufacturing Industry Production Down

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Monday, May 07 2018 - 23:02 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - BPS: Production of Manufacturing Industry Jambi Jambi Jambi Jambi Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) Jambi Province noted the growth rate of production of Large and Medium Manufacturing Industry (IMBS) from year to year in quarter I-2018 decreased production of minus 12.50 percent compared to I quarter -2017.

Head of BPS Jambi Province Dadang Hardiawan in Jambi on Monday (7/5/2018) said that the growth of production of large and medium manufacturing industries per quarter experienced a negative growth of minus 14.54 percent.

As for the growth of national manufacturing industry production rose by 0.88 percent. The growth of production of large and medium manufacturing industries in Jambi in the first quarter of 2018 decreased by minus 12.50 percent compared to the first quarter of 2017.

For the growth of Large Medium Industry in quarter I-2018, the food industry decreased by minus 14.53 percent and rubber industry, goods of rubber and plastics decreased by minus 8.70 percent.

As for the national growth of the food industry increased by 13.93 percent and rubber industry, goods of rubber and plastic increased by 9.05 percent, said Dadang Hardiawan.

In the first quarter of 2018, no industry experienced positive growth. The two industries representing growth in Q1-2018 experienced negative growth, namely rubber industry, rubber and plastic goods fell by minus 2.83 percent.

Meanwhile, the national growth rate increased by 5.29 percent. This decrease occurred because in this quarter experiencing the rainy season which resulted in the decline in production and in addition to the price of unstable rubber resulted in more farmers harvesting crops due to higher production costs than the selling price.

For the food industry fell by minus 18.47 percent, so also the national growth rate fell by minus 1.23 percent. This type of industry is dominated by the crude palm oil (CPO) industry and also the crude oil industry from coconut.

Dadang explained that the weather factor in Jambi, which is still in the rainy season, resulted in a decrease in the yield of fresh fruit bunches of palm oil that is quite high among farmers and the decline in production ranges in an average of 40 percent (Ant)

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