• Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

    Gianyar export market to America, Germany and China

    Produk craft in Gianyar, Bali (Photo Antara Bali via Adi Blue / 2018)

    The export markets of Gianyar, Bali in 2016 and 2017 are the United States, followed by Germany and China which have not experienced a shift in the past two years.

    While the fourth and fifth positions are shifting where in 2016 Australia and Sweden are shifted in 2017 by the UK and South Africa, Gianyar Regency Industry and Trade Agency I Wayan Suamba said on Monday.

    He said exports from Gianyar regency to America in 2017 reached 4.67 million dollars down compared to 2016 of 4.8 million US dollars, followed by Germany in 2017 of 2.41 million dollars. There is an increase compared to the year 2016 of 2.1 million US dollars.

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    Republic Indonesia & Afghanistan to Open Aviation Line

    President Joko Widodo arrived with snow and wind upon arriving in Kabul, Afghanistan. – Instagram @jokowi

    JAKARTA – Afghanistan and Indonesia are said to have established a committee to open air traffic between the two countries.

    Officials at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Afghanistan said that the two sides have talked about the plan to open an air corridor and will take further steps.

    A spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Afghanistan Quqandi said that with the air corridor with Indonesia, Afghanistan’s exports will increase significantly.

    “We have spoken publicly about this and there are committees in each country to export our best products,” Quqandi said as quoted from https://www.tolonews.com, Tuesday (6/2/2017).

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    Sailing Overseas, Indonesian Ships Watching More Tight

    JAKARTA – The Ministry of Transportation through the Directorate General of Sea Transportation will increase the supervision and inspection of Indonesian-flagged ships that will sail abroad. This is done to continue the downward trend of the number of vessels held in other countries.

    Director of Shipping and Marine Affairs, Junaidi said the examination of the safety of Indonesian-flagged vessels aboard ships abroad is tightened, in line with the implementation of the international convention, the Tokyo MoU.

    According to Junaidi, in the last three years the percentage of Indonesian-flagged ships inspected and detained by the port state control officers (PSCO) of the member states of Tokyo MoU abroad has decreased. “But the Government continues to make efforts to reduce the level of detention of these ships even if no one can be arrested,” said Junaidi in Jakarta, Tuesday (6/2/2018).

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    Workin’ for the Yankee Dollar

    Tourism Industry is Indonesia’s Biggest Earner of Foreign Exchange

    (2/4/2018)

    The tourism sector is reported by finance.detik.com to become the leading source of foreign exchange in Indonesia in 2018.

    During 2018, tourism is expected to earn US$ 20 billion in foreign exchange for the Republic – an increase of around 20% from 2017 when tourism forex earnings totalled US$16.8 billion

    Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said the exchange earning in 2017 were generated by the 17 million (sic) foreign tourist who visited Indonesia during that year, a number targeted to grow by 22% in 2018 and surpass 20 million visitors.

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