Monday, November 14, 2022
Friday, November 11, 2022
Widodo asks ASEAN to Remain Vigilant Against Wave Of Crisiss
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Widodo Arrives In Phnom Penh For ASEAN Summit
Thursday, October 27, 2022
President Signs Regulation On Government Food Reserves
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Global Trust In Indonesia Shows Improvement: Jokowi
Thursday, April 21, 2022
President Jokowi Asks for Cooking Oil Case to be Completely Investigate
|President Jokowi Asks for Cooking Oil Case to be Completely Investigate.|
"Yesterday, the Attorney General's Office has named four suspects in the cooking oil affair and I ask that they be thoroughly investigated so that we can understand who is playing this game," said the President in a press statement, at Bangkal Baru Market, Sumenep Regency, East Java, Wednesday. 20/04/2022).
Even though the government has distributed BLT Cooking Oil, the President considers that currently cooking oil is still a problem in the community.
He also hopes that cooking oil prices can return to near normal prices.
“We want the price to be closer to normal. So the price is high, why? Prices outside, international prices are very high, so the tendency for producers to want to export is because the prices are high outside, he said.
The government itself has made various efforts to overcome this cooking oil problem, including through various policies such as setting the highest retail price (HET) for bulk cooking oil and subsidies to producers. However, the President sees that the policy has not been effective in recent weeks.
“In the market, I see that there is a lot of bulk oil that is not in accordance with the HET that we have set. It means, there is a game," he said.
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Growing 17.82 Percent, Minister of Industry: Automotive Industry Able To Absorb Many Workers
|President Jokowi accompanied by Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita at the release of the first Fortuner export to Australia, in Karawang, West Java, Tuesday (15/02/2022). (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Muchlis Jr)|
BorneoTribun Jakarta - In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that hit, the automotive industry was still able to show its stretching. This can be seen from the rate of industrial productivity which is maintained in meeting the needs of the domestic and export markets.
Minister of Industry (Menperin) Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita said that the growth of the automotive sector is one of the main supports for the growth of the manufacturing industry and the national economy as well as absorbing a lot of workers.
"The transportation/automotive equipment industry has grown tremendously in 2021, reaching double-digit growth of 17.82 percent. The absorption of labor is also quite high, directly or indirectly. Around 1.5 million workers along the industrial value chain," said Agus at the Inauguration of Toyota's Two Million Units of Export Production and the Release of Fortuner's Prime Exports to Australia by Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), Tuesday (15/02/2022). ), in Karawang Regency, West Java.
The Minister of Industry revealed that currently the national automotive industry is fronted by a number of 21 companies with a production capacity of 2.35 million units per year.
Agus said the achievement of national car exports to Australia proves that the Indonesian automotive industry is capable of producing products with strict specifications.
"Similar to (exports to) Japan, this proves when we can export our products to Australia which is known to have strict specifications, this is related to fuel specifications, emission specifications, and safety specifications," he said.
The Minister of Industry added that apart from Australia and Asia, Indonesia has also been able to penetrate the automotive export market in America and Africa.
"With a wide-spread value chain, the national automotive industry has a power linkage value of IDR 35 trillion and a backward linkage value of IDR 43 trillion in 2021. Toyota itself has a power linkage value of IDR 19.7 trillion and a backward linkage value of IDR 16.1 trillion. . So this is almost 40 percent of the cumulative total of the manufacturing industry developed by Toyota," he said.
Agus said that his party was determined to spur the industrial sector to increase investment, add value, and also expand exports, including opening up new export markets.
"(This) follows up on the directions and assignments of the President where you always convey the importance of increasing investment, the importance of increasing added value, and also expanding export markets, including opening up new export markets, including Australia," he said.
The Minister of Industry said that the export market share of Indonesian automotive products has now penetrated more than 80 countries.
"The export performance in 2021 is 294 thousand units of CBU (completely built up) vehicles with a value of IDR 52.9 trillion. As for CKD (completely knocked down) 91 thousand sets with a value of Rp1.31 trillion," he said.
The Minister of Industry also expressed his appreciation to PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia which will make Indonesia an export hub of all its products with high technology and standards.
"In addition, PT Toyota has also expressed a commitment to produce several types of electrified vehicles which will begin with the production of Kijang hybrids and we will certainly continue to support and encourage the acceleration of electrified products or pure electric vehicles," he said.
Closing his report, Agus said that the government paid great attention to the development of the automotive industry through various stimuli. One of them is through the provision of sales tax incentives on government-borne luxury goods (PPnBM DTP).
"On behalf of the automotive industry manufacturers, we would like to thank the President for all the support and direction in efforts to awaken automotive industry players in the midst of the pandemic, especially through the government-paid PPnBM incentive policy. This policy has proven to be able to support the growth and increase in vehicle production and is able to avoid layoffs in the automotive industry sector, especially in the IKM sector," he concluded. (FID/UN)
Saturday, February 5, 2022
President Indonesia Underscores Importance of Road Infrastructure for Production Activities
|President Jokowi talks to an orange farmer in Orange village, Karo regency, North Sumatra province, Friday (02/04). (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev)|
Jokowi to Visit Jeruk Village and Inaugurate Binjai-Stabat Toll Road
|President Jokowi is welcomed with Batak traditional ceremony during a working visit to North Sumatra province, Wednesday (02/02). (Photo: Bureau of Press, Media, and Information of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev)|
Monday, January 31, 2022
Jokowi Will Attend the Inauguration of the NU Executive Board in Balikpapan
|President Jokowi departed for East Kalimantan Province, from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, Banten, Monday (31/01/2022) morning. (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Laily Rachev)|
Sunday, January 30, 2022
Indonesia Pushes for B20 Contribution on Green Energy Transformation
|President Jokowi launches a groundbreaking of Indonesia Green Industrial Zone, at Bulungan, North Kalimantan province, Tuesday (21/12). (Photo: BPMI/Laily Rachev)|
Saturday, January 29, 2022
President Jokowi: The Government is Working Hard to Guard Indonesia's Great Transformation
|President Jokowi at the Opening of the 2022 ICMI National Working Meeting, from the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Saturday (29/01/2022). (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Muchlis Jr)|