Indonesia's Export Value in March 2021 is Higher than February

By : Nata Kesuma | Saturday, April 17 2021 - 06:05 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Statistics Indonesia (BPS) released value of Indonesia's exports in March 2021 which reached US$18.35 billion, an increase of 20.31% compared to exports in February 2021, as well as compared to March 2020, which rose 30.47%.

Non-oil and gas exports in March 2021 reached US$17.45 billion, increased 21.21% compared to February 2021.

March 2020 non-oil and gas exports also rose 30.07%.

Cumulatively, Indonesia's export value from January to March 2021 reached US$ 48.90 billion, an increase of 17.11% compared to the same period in 2020, likewise non-oil and gas exports reached US$46.25 billion, an increase of 17.14%.

The largest increase in non-oil and gas exports in March 2021 against February 2021 occurred in animal/vegetable fats and oils amounting to US$ 1,167.1 million (67.90%), while the largest decrease occurred in vehicles and their spare parts amounting to US$16.7 million (2.06%).

By sector, non-oil and gas exports from the processing industry from January to March 2021 rose 18.06% over the same period in 2020, as well as exports of agricultural products rose 14.61% and exports of mining products and others increased 12.10%.

The largest non-oil and gas exports in March 2021 were to China of US$3.73 billion, followed by the United States at US$2.07 billion and Japan with US$ 1.38 billion, with the contribution of the three reaching 41.12%.

Meanwhile, exports to ASEAN and the European Union (27 countries) were US$3.46 billion and US$1.44 billion, respectively. According to the province of origin, Indonesia's largest exports in January-March 2021 came from West Java with a value of US$ 8.14 billion (16.65%), followed by East Java with US$5.22 billion (10.68%) and Riau with US$4.44 billion (9.07%). (source BPS/nr/ip)

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