From: Antara NewsJakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s industrial product exports in the first four months of 2010 jumped 36.66 percent to US$28.68 billion from the same period last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said.
The figure accounted for 60.27 percent of overall exports in the January-April 2010 period, BPS Chief Rusman Heriawan said here on Tuesday.
Export of farm products in the year ended April 2010 rose 11.33 percent to US$1.35 billion from the same period last year, contributing 2.85 percent to the overall exports in the first four months of 2010, he said.
He said the export of mining products and others in the January-April 2010 period climbed to US$8.66 billion, a 84.53 percent increase compared to the same period last year or representing 18.19 percent of overall exports in the first four months of 2010.
Cumulatively, Indonesia`s exports in the January-April 2010 period jumped 51.16 percent to US$47.59 billion from a year earlier. Non-oil/non-gas exports in the year ended April 2010 reached US$38.7 billion, up 43.87 percent from the same period the year before.
The government has set its export target for 2010 at US$114.6 billion with mining products and crude palm oil expected to be the prime foreign exchange earners.