Indonesia’s total imports throughout 2018 amounted to US $ 188.63 billion or grew by 20.15% compared to total imports in 2017 which amounted to US $ 156.99 billion.
The cumulative import value in 2018 occurred in oil and gas and non-oil and gas respectively at US $ 5.49 billion or 22.59% and US $ 26.14 billion or 19.71%.
Based on data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) quoted by Detik.com, Jakarta, Tuesday (1/15/2019). During January-December 2018 there were 10 categories of goods whose imports increased by 20.11% or US $ 7.24 billion compared to the previous year.
The 10 categories of goods contributed 27.25% to Indonesia’s total non-oil and gas imports. Here are the 10 most non-oil and gas imported goods classes in 2018:
1. Machinery or mechanical aircraft worth US $ 27.19 billion or 17.12% of total imports.
2. Electric machines and equipment are valued at US $ 21.44 billion or 13.50% of total imports.
3. Iron and steel worth US $ 10.24 billion or 6.45% of total imports.
4. Plastic and plastic goods worth US $ 9.21 billion or 5.80% of total imports.
5. Vehicles and their parts are valued at US $ 8.06 billion or 5.08% of total imports.
6. Organic chemicals worth US $ 6.92 billion or 4.36% of total imports.
7. Iron and steel objects worth US $ 3.88 billion or 2.45% of total imports.
8. Cereals worth US $ 3.79 billion or 2.39% of total imports.
9. Pulp or the rest of the food industry is worth US $ 3.05 billion or 1.93% of total imports.
10. Optical devices have a value of US $ 2.88 billion or 1.82% of total imports. (hek / dna)