1. Oil & Gas and Non Oil & Gas Imports
Indonesia’s import value in October 2012 reaches USD 17,214.3 million or increases USD 1,865.7 million (12.16 percent) if compared to September 2012. This is due to increase in oil & gas import by USD 1,470.6 million (12.35 percent) and increases of oil & gas import by USD 395.1 million (11.48 percent). Furthermore, increase in oil & gas import is due to increase in import of crude oil and oil products by USD 294.9 million (37.86 percent) and USD 79.7 million (3.24 percent), respectively. While, oil & gas import of gas group also increases 10.01 percent or USD 20.5 million.
In January - October 2012, Indonesia’s import value reaches USD 159,180.4 million. It means that Indonesia’s import increases USD 13,614.4 million (9.35 percent) if compared to the same period of last year. Increases is experienced by oil & gas import by US 1,186.5 million or 3.53 percent. While oil & gas import also increases by USD 12,427.9 million (11.10 percent). More specially, increases in oil & gas import is mainly due to increase of import of crude oil and gas by USD 144.0 million (1.62 percent) and USD 1,278.3 million (109.51 percent), respectively. On the contrary, import of oil product declines USD 235.8 million or 1.00 percent.
2. Non Oil & Gas Imports by Commodity Groups of the 2-Digit harmonized Tariff Schedule
In October 2012, Indonesia’s non oil & gas import value reaches USD 13,376.2 million. If compared to September 2012, import value of ten main non oil & gas import commodities in October 2012 experiences different amount of increases. Three commodity groups experience increase above USD 100.0 million, they are machinery and mechanical appliances by USD 315.4 million (13.26 percent), aircraft and parts thereof by USD 252.9 million (152.63 percent), and articles of iron and steel by USD 104.2 million (28.46 percent).
From the remaining seven commodity groups, five commodity groups experiences increase from USD 50 million to USD 100.0 million, they are electrical machinery and equipment by USD 95.8 million (6.40 percent), iron and steel by USD 95.0 million (12.56 percent), fertilizers by USD 89.9 million (61.37 percent), vehicles and parts thereof by USD 54.4 million (6.30 percent), and cereals by USD 50.3 million (17.03 percent). Two commodity groups experience increase by less than USD 50.0 million, they are plastics and articles thereof by USD 39.9 million (6.74 percent) and organic chemicals by USD 25.5 million (4.64 percent).
3. Non Oil & Gas Imports by Main destination Countries of Origin
Indonesia’s total non oil & gas import value in October 2012 reaches USD 13,376.2 million or increase USD 1,470.7 million (12.35 percent) is compared to September 2012. From the total import value, USD 2,705.8 million (20.23 percent) is from ASEAN and USD 1,248.2 million (9.33 percent) from Europe Union. By main countries of origin, non oil & gas import from China is the largest, reaching USD 2,483.7 million or 18.57 percent of Indonesia’s total non oil & gas import, followed by Japan at USD 2,042.6 million (15.27 percent), United States USD 1,160.3 million (8.67 percent), Thailand USD 1,019.7 million (7.62 percent), Singapore USD 859.9 million (6.43 percent), South Korea USD 765.8 million (5.73 percent), Malaysia USD 578.9 million (4.33 percent), Australia USD 443.9 million (3.32 percent), Taiwan USD 392.9 million (2.94 percent), Germany USD 376.0 million (2.81 percent), and India USD 314,4 million (2.35 percent). Non oil & gas import from Frances reaches USD 150.0 million (1.12 percent), and from United Kingdom reaches USD 137.8 million (1.03 percent). The thirteen main countries above contribute 80.19 percent to Indonesia’s total non oil & gas import.
Business News - December 5, 2012