Sumatra’s exports jump 87% to $3.06 billion in 2021
West Sumatra’s exports in 2021 consisted mainly of animal/vegetable fats and oils worth US$2.4 billion,
Padang, West Sumatra (ANTARA) – Exports from West Sumatra increased by 87.89 percent to $3.08 billion in 2021 from $1.63 billion a year earlier, the office has informed. Indonesian Statistics (BPS) West Sumatra.
“Exports from West Sumatra in 2021 consisted mainly of animal/vegetable fats and oils worth $2.4 billion,” BPS West Sumatra office chief Herum said on Sunday. Fajarwati.
Rubber and rubber products became the second largest source of foreign currency with a value of US$188.10 million.
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Meanwhile, plant materials contributed US$64.33 million to total exports.
Pakistan was the largest export market for West Sumatra with a value of US$864.65 million, followed by India with US$463.38 million, United States with US$216.65 million. million and Bangladesh with US$297.31 million.
Exports to Pakistan and India accounted for 28.51% and 16.93% of total exports respectively.
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The province’s processed product exports were valued at US$2.9 billion and agricultural product exports were valued at US$139.25 million last year.
Meanwhile, the province’s imports in 2021 were valued at $410.12 million, up 118.38% from $187.80 million in 2020.
Imports mainly included mineral fuels worth US$305.17 million, machinery worth US$10.68 million and paper worth US$3.76 million.
Imports were mainly from Singapore with a value of US$218.18 million, China with a value of US$7.62 million and Sweden with a value of US$2.46 million.
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