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Indonesia - Ministry promises no violations in rice import
A meeting on Jan. 6 has assigned Bulog to import as late as Jan. 31 some 110,000 tons of medium class rice from Vietnam due to insufficient national stock.

The imported rice would be sent to posts in Belawan, Dumai, Bitung and Lhokseumawe in the western part of the country, as well as to Balikpapan, Ambon, Sorong, Jayapura and Kupang in eastern Indonesia.

"We will not send the rice to producing areas in Java, but directly to the consumers," Bulog president director Widjanarko Puspoyo said, assuring that the rice would not arrive past the scheduled date.

Bulog imported last November some 68,900 tons of rice -- out of the permitted amount of 70,050 tons -- to eight areas in the country where stock was insufficient.

The decision to import rice has met criticism from non-governmental organizations, agricultural observers as well as the agricultural ministry who fear a negative impact on local farmers.

Critics have said that the government should have absorbed local stock instead of importing.

Ministry of Trade director general for domestic trade Ardiansyah Parman said that the rice should be kept in the state logistics company's storage and could only be distributed with a ministerial letter if local administrations requested it.

Distribution of the rice to markets will be conducted in cities where market prices of medium rice have risen by more than 25 percent of the average price in the last three months.
MGR Archive 12.1.2006
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