Jakarta: The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) today announced that Indonesia's trade balance recorded a surplus of USD1.27 billion in June 2020.
Last month, Indonesia's total export value reached USD12.03 billion, while Indonesia's total import value reached USD10.76 billion.
Compared to the previous month, Indonesia's total export value grew by 15.09 percent, while Indonesia's total import value grew by 27.56 percent.
According to the agency, the country's agricultural exports grew by 18.99 percent, while the country's exports from the manufacturing industry and the mining sector also grew by more than 10 percent.
"Hopefully we will continue to record positive signals in the future," BPS chairman Suhariyanto said during a videoconference here on Wednesday.
Cumulatively, Indonesia's trade surplus reached USD5.5 billion in the first half of 2020. It was a better performance compared to the same period last year. The country recorded a trade deficit of USD1.87 billion in the first half od 2019.Artikel Asli