PALEMBANG, GESAHKITA COM –Tanjung Carat Port, for South Sumatra Province which is on the top 5 Indonesia for Agriculture Commodity Resource, is extremely vital for the International Trading of Agriculture Commodity that is why this port is mentioned as “The South Sumatra Export Gate”.
As reported, South Sumatra is also listed as the region that taking apart in “Merdeka Ekspor Program” which was just launched by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), and in this early breaking program South Sumatra succeeded as much 138 Billion IDR for the half-made material included rubber, Palm oil, coffee, coconut and many more, Saturday, (14/08/2021)
The lauching itself was conducted in Boom Baru Palembang Port Musi River, while the President Joko Widodo was led virtually from the Capital Jakarta.
Mr Herman Deru as Governor South Sumatra Province explained this early breaking “Merdeka Export program” that his province, South Sumatra succeeded having as much 138 Billion IDR for the half made material of agriculture, included rubber, Palm oil, coffee and many more.
As informed that Statistic Economic Growth achieved by by South Sumatra in pandemic has shown a significant signal which is raised into 5,71 Percent ( Data Released by Statistic Center Board (BPS), August 2021).
This is to realize in the average of the development data covering South Sumatra Economic Growth in the year of 2019 exactly before Pandemic deployed Indonesia included this area. It is also noticed from (BPS) shows that during 2020, it has undergone the contraction.
This Growth Achievement reached, according to Herman Deru, as the whole of team work committed mutually support, where every stakeholder, included entrepreneurs, Government and local government, either individually or in teamwork all out to put the full spirit to work hard to get out from the pandemic crisis which limited to activities.
Report seen that during the pandemic, the Agriculture sector, in South Sumatra almost all commodity having no bad influence to farming production, as well as Palm Oil, Rubber, coffee Production of which are the most prior commodity from this area.
Regarding to the Launching of “Merdeka Ekspor Program”, which was just announced by President Jokowi, is actually the best moment to say that what Herman Deru willing to say, in order that Agriculture Resources from South Sumatra is being able to ship directly to destined countries, the central government is hopefully would like by no longer time to develop and construct ‘The Tanjung Carat Port” immediately.
As informed that related Minister also have seen the Tanjung Carat Port area, are included the Minister of General Working Development, Agriculture Minister and others.
For South Sumatra, following the “ Merdeka Ekspor Program” is still required to use the shipment a port to port shipment system via Belawan Port.
“This time being, we ship the commodity via port to Belawan Port Shipment. That is reason why I keep on reminding the Central Government immediately starting ground-breaking the Construction dan development of Tanjung Carat Port, “Herman Deru stated.
Central government has listed on nasional development Plan on priorizing and vitalizing more to ports in the whole archipelago and one of which in Sumatra Province is the“ Tanjung Carat Port” South Sumatra.
“ Yes By November 2021 this year, they (Central Govt) Promised to commit the Gound breaking, “ according to Herman Deru. (*)
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