Jakarta: Indonesian Imports reached US$15.28 billion in December 2018, declining by 9.6 percent compared to November 2018.
"The number was up by 1.16 percent compared to December 2017," Central Statistics Agency (BPS) chairman Suhariyanto told a press conference on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
According to the same report, non-oil and gas imports reached US$13.31 billion last month. It was down by 5.14 percent compared to the previous month.
In the meantime, oil and gas imports reached US$1.87 billion last month. It was down by 31.45 percent compared to the previous month.
"The decrease was influenced by declining crude oil, fuel and gas imports," the BPS leader stated.