Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s exports in 2007 grew by 13.09 percent to US$113.99 billion from a year earlier, the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said Friday.
Non-oil/non-gas exports grew by 15.51 percent to US$91.94 billion, outstripping the government-set export growth target of 14.5 percent.
Fat and animal/vegetable oils dominated non-oil/non-gas exports with a value of US$10.231 billion, followed by machineries/electrical appliances (US$7.436 billion), mineral fuel (US$7.065 billion) and rubber and rubber-related products (US$6.287 billion).
The export of agricultural, industrial and mining products last year rose 17.01 percent, 16.76 percent and 7.81 percent respectively.
In December 2007 alone, exports rose by 10.71 percent to US$10.86 billion from a month earlier. But the December 2007 exports increased by 13.05 percent compared to the same period in 2006.
Meanwhile, non-oil/non-gas exports in December 2007 increased by 8.06 percent to US$8.36 billion from the month before.
The United States was the biggest market for Indonesia`s non-oil/non-gas exports in December 2007 with a value of US$1.03 billion, followed by Japan (US$858 million) and Singapore (US$652 million).
The figures represented 30.40 percent of Indonesia`s total non-oil/non-gas exports in December 2007.(*)