The State News Agency Antara reports that data from the Bali Center for Statistics (BPS) indicate Exports from Bali in June totaled US$44.58 million dollars, declining 10.25% from the total exports in the same month one year before (US$46.68 million).
The June 2013 figure was also a decline of 5.32% from May 2013.
The chief of BPS-Bali, Gede Suarsa, said that a number of large shipments by sea had been sent in June to the United States, Japan, Australia, Singapore and China.
The U.S.A. represents 23.70% of Bali’s total exports, followed by Japan (13.31%), Australia (8.04%), Singapore (6.69%) and China (3.70%).
Gede Suarsa reports that the five main commodities exported form Bali are fish and shrimp (26.57%), jewelry and gems (12.43%), ready-to-wear clothing (12.20%), Wood products (11.22%), furniture and household accessories (8.56%).
Suarsa said that on an overall basis exports to these five main countries declined when compared to the same month one year ago.
Exports to the U.S.A. declined 0.64%, Singapore declined 28.45% and China declined 17.97%. Meanwhile, June exports to Japan increased 7.25%.
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