Indonesian Agricultural Products Exported to 41 Countries

07-Apr-2021 14:59

Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy and Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo released agricultural commodity exports at the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT), Tanjung Priok Port.

It is known, agricultural commodities worth Rp 220.4 billion will be exported to 41 countries at once.

Agricultural commodities that are traversed through the Port of Tanjung Priok and Soekarno Hatta Airport consist of 72 types with a total volume of 7.1 thousand tons.

"I hope that this agricultural export activity can come into direct contact with the whole community down to farmers so that it can automatically help alleviate poverty," Muhajir said in a written statement, Friday (2/4/2021).

"The success of today's agricultural commodity exports can prove that Indonesian agricultural products are always present and needed to the world market," added the Minister of Agriculture.

On this occasion, also attended by the Head of the Agricultural Quarantine Agency (Barantan) Ali Jamil. Jamil conveyed that nationally all the ranks of the Agricultural Quarantine at 50 points of exit, including ports, border crossings and airports in Indonesia, also carried out export facilities for 140 plant products and 9 animal products.

It is known that the total exports reached a large volume of 44.2 thousand tons worth Rp 1.22 trillion to 94 destination countries. (*)