Tue, 03 Aug 2010

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s exports in June 2010 fell 2.87 percent to US$12.29 billion from a month ago on a decline in oil and gas exports, the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said.

However, compared to the same period last year, Indonesia`s exports in June 2010 rose 31.04 percent, BPS Chief Rusman Heriawan said here on Monday.

Non-oil/non-gas exports in June 2010 slightly rose 1.02 percent from a month earlier, he said.

"Machines and mechanical appliances dominated our non-oil/non-gas exports with a value of US$122.1 million," he said.

Meanwhile, imports in June 2010 rose 11.36 percent to US$11.71 billion from US$9.98 billion a month earlier.

Oil and gas imports in June increased 20.89 percent to US$2.39 billion from the month before, consisting of oil imports worth US$380.2 million and gas imports worth US$37.9 million. However, crude oil imports slightly fell 0.76 percent to US$5.2 million, he said.

Non-oil/non-gas imports in June reached US$9.32 billion, a 16.49 percent increase compared to the previous month.(*)