The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said on Tuesday that production of three key food commodities including rice, corn, and soybean is estimated to decline this year.
The government will give a special economic zone (SEZ) status to the Sei Mengkei industrial estate in North Sumatra, Coordinating Minister for the Economy Hatta Rajasa said on Friday.
Domestic wheat flour supply will increase as a new production facility owned by PT
Golden Grand Mills, a joint venture between Indonesia and Turkey, has just started operation.
The Ministry of Forestry expects all provinces to complete the provincial spatial zoning plan, or more popularly known under its local abbreviation of RTRWP, in 2012.
The Deputy Agriculture Minister Bayu Krisnamurthi has been appointed to replace Mahendra Siregar as the new Deputy Trade Minister in the reshuffled Second United Indonesia Cabinet.