Import of Goods from Singapore Down 4.17 Percent
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Import of Goods from Singapore Down 4.17 Percent
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 06:18 AM | Economy & Business | Business

Tanjung Pinang - Imports from Singapore to Riau Islands Province (KEPRI) decreased by 4.17% during February 2010 compared to the previous month, authorities said.

Head of The Distribution Statistics Department (BPS) Kepulauan Riau, Mangaputua Gultom, said Tuesday, the Riau Islands is largest importer of Singaporean goods with imports totalling S461.83 million U.S. dollars (57.96% of the province's total imports in February 2010).

"Singapore is also an export destination for goods from the Riau Islands, with exports totaling $660.15 million dollars, (63.87 per cent of total exports in February 2010). Exports to Singapore also decreased by 23.03% compared to January 2010.

While imports from Malaysia ranked second in February 2010 with a value of $97.79 million U.S. dollars (12.27% of total imports). Imports from Malaysia in the same period increased by 108.60% over the previous month.

Japanese imports were the third largest with $65.32 million U.S. dollars (8.20% of of total imports). Imports from Japan in February 2010 increased by 2.15% compared to the previous month.

Other major importers during the month of February 2010 were:
USA - 43,81 million U.S.DOllars (5.50%)
China - $43.86 million U.S. dollars (5.50%)
Germany - $11.77 million U.S. dollars (1.48%)
Austria - $10.43 million U.S. dollars (1.31%)
Taiwan - $8.55 million U.S. dollars (1.07%),
Thailand $6.80 million U.S. dollars (0.85%) Philippines-$5,67 million U.S. dollars(0.71%)

Mr. Gultom said the total value of imports to KEPRI in February 2010 reached $796.84 million U.S. dollars, down 2.29% compared to imports in January 2010.

The value of oil and gas related imports in February 2010 reached $141.96 million U.S. dollars or a 78.06% rise compared to January 2010.

The value of non-oil and gas related imports in February 2010 reached $654.88 million dollars, a down 11.00 percent compared to January 2010.

During February 2010 the largest non-oil imports were of machinery and electrical equipment with a value of $235.63 million U.S. dollars or 35.98% percent of total non-oil imports. (NP/K004)

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<span style="font-size: 14pt"><span style="font-weight: bold">Import of Goods from Singapore Down 4.17 Percent</span></span><br /> Tuesday, May 4, 2010 06:18 AM | Economy &amp; Business | Business <br /> <br /> Tanjung Pinang - Imports from Singapore to Riau Islands Province (KEPRI) decreased by 4.17% during February 2010 compared to the previous month, authorities said.<br /> <br /> Head of The Distribution Statistics Department (BPS) Kepulauan Riau, Mangaputua Gultom, said Tuesday, the Riau Islands is largest importer of Singaporean goods with imports totalling S461.83 million U.S. dollars (57.96% of the province's total imports in February 2010).<br /> <br /> &quot;Singapore is also an export destination for goods from the Riau Islands, with exports totaling $660.15 million dollars, (63.87 per cent of total exports in February 2010). Exports to Singapore also decreased by 23.03% compared to January 2010.<br /> <br /> While imports from Malaysia ranked second in February 2010 with a value of $97.79 million U.S. dollars (12.27% of total imports). Imports from Malaysia in the same period increased by 108.60% over the previous month.<br /> <br /> Japanese imports were the third largest with $65.32 million U.S. dollars (8.20% of of total imports). Imports from Japan in February 2010 increased by 2.15% compared to the previous month.<br /> <br /> Other major importers during the month of February 2010 were:<br /> USA - 43,81 million U.S.DOllars (5.50%) <br /> China - $43.86 million U.S. dollars (5.50%) <br /> Germany - $11.77 million U.S. dollars (1.48%) <br /> Austria - $10.43 million U.S. dollars (1.31%)<br /> Taiwan - $8.55 million U.S. dollars (1.07%),<br /> Thailand $6.80 million U.S. dollars (0.85%) Philippines-$5,67 million U.S. dollars(0.71%)<br /> <br /> Mr. Gultom said the total value of imports to KEPRI in February 2010 reached $796.84 million U.S. dollars, down 2.29% compared to imports in January 2010.<br /> <br /> The value of oil and gas related imports in February 2010 reached $141.96 million U.S. dollars or a 78.06% rise compared to January 2010.<br /> <br /> The value of non-oil and gas related imports in February 2010 reached $654.88 million dollars, a down 11.00 percent compared to January 2010.<br /> <br /> During February 2010 the largest non-oil imports were of machinery and electrical equipment with a value of $235.63 million U.S. dollars or 35.98% percent of total non-oil imports. (NP/K004)<br /> <br /> COPYRIGHT
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