Head of the Statistics Indonesia (BPS) Margo Yuwono reported that Indonesia's exports in April 2022 amounted to USD 27.32 billion, an increase of 3.11% compared to exports in March 2022 of USD 26.49%. The increase was due to an increase in non-oil and gas exports by 3.17%, from USD25.09 million to USD 25.88 million. And oil and gas exports rose 2.01% from USD 1,405.1 million to USD 1,433,3 million. "In terms of non-oil and gas, the increase in non-oil and gas was 3.17% if you look at the commodities in it, which increased quite sharply, namely mineral fuels by 13.88%. Then followed by ore, metal, slag and ash commodities, which increased by 41.61%," said Margo at a press conference, Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Margo continued, the increase in oil and gas exports was due to the increase in the export value of oil products. Where in April 2022 month to month or mtm increased by 32.64%. Then if by sector, non-oil and gas exports from the processing industry in January-April 2022 rose 29.19% compared to the same period in 2021. "Exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products rose 11.94% and exports of mining and other products rose 106 ,29%” said Margo.
Meanwhile, non-oil and gas exports based on destination countries in China amounted to USD 5.49 billion, the US USD 2.46 billion, and Japan USD 2.24 billion. From this, the total export contribution of the three countries reached 39.37%. "Meanwhile, exports to ASEAN and the European Union (27 countries) were respectively USD 5.44 billion and USD 2.02 billion," he explained. However, if based on the province of origin, the largest Indonesian export goods in January-April 2022 came from West Java (Jabar), East Kalimantan (Kaltim), and East Java (Jatim). West Java contributed USD 13.03 billion or 13.94%, East Kalimantan USD 9.51 billion or 10.18%, and East Java USD 9.13 billion or 9.77%.