President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ordered a ban on used clothing imports, claiming it to bring serious damage to the already-suffering domestic textile industry.
Indonesia will tighten the check of customs in the small ports after an illegal import of second shoes got leaked and went viral, the industry ministry said.
Sorghum is an important commodity that can be utilized as a replacement for wheat. For instance, the sorghum commodity can be processed into noodles for which wheat is still utilized in Indonesia, he explained.
Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), West Java, offers instant noodle producers to utilize researchers' innovations to use five high-yielding local food varieties, corn, canna, breadfruit, cassava, and sago
In 2021, Indonesia had imported 987,005 tons or Rp1.2 trillion worth of corn. Starting this year, the government would strive to boost the production of low-aflatoxin corn to replace imported food corn.
PT Danareksa (Persero) Chief Economist Rima Prama Artha said the economic impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Indonesia was relatively small because the two countries were not major trading partners.
The minister noted that Indonesias exports in 2021 will be the highest since 2011 when the countrys exports were recorded at US$203.5 billion
Ministry of Trade has issued new regulations that seek to simplify the process to obtain export and import licenses for businesses.