BPS Batam Records an Increase in Export Trends in October 2021
Batam, Batamnews - The Batam Central Statistics Agency (BPS) recorded an increase in the export value as of October 2021. The export value in October 2021 was US$ 1,069.19 million, up 4.76 percent compared to September 2021.
Meanwhile, imports in October 2021 amounted to US$885.50 million, down 10.24 percent compared to September 2021.
"The export value of Batam in October contributed 81.71 percent of the total exports to the Riau Islands of US $ 1,308.48 million," said Head of BPS Batam, Rahmad Iswanto, Friday (12/3/2021).
Oil and gas exports last October reached US$115.24 million, up 2.81 percent compared to the previous month. Non-oil and gas exports reached US$953.95 million, an increase of 5.00 percent compared to September 2021.
"The largest double-digit HS non-oil and gas export in October 2021 was the machine or electrical equipment category of US$376.84 million," he said.
Exports to Singapore in October 2021 reached the largest value of US$411.38 million with its contribution reaching 41.24 percent.
Batam's largest export value is through Batu Ampar Port of US$581.97 million. Then followed by Sekupang Port at US$193.45 million, Kabil or Panau Port at US$176.84 million, and Padang Rear Port at US$115.99 million.
"The contribution of the five ports to exports in October 2021 is 99.95 percent," said Rahmad.
The import value of Batam in October 2021 reached US $ 885.50 million, a decrease of 10.24 percent compared to imports in September 2021.
The value of oil and gas imports in October 2021 reached US$5.76 million, an increase of 52.68 percent compared to last September. Meanwhile, non-oil and gas imports in the same month reached US$ 879.74 million or decreased by 10.48 percent compared to September 2021.