12:44 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Trade Ministry said its rice supply is adequate to meet demand up to July, expecting an additional 7.1 million tons of rice from harvest in the next two months.
6:05 pm May 25, 2015 | No Comment
Impoverished villagers are hacking down Malawi’s forests to make charcoal, undeterred by government efforts to confiscate the dirty fuel as a power deficit stokes demand.
2:48 pm May 25, 2015 | No Comment
Manufacturers of steel pipes have objected to the government's plan to increase a tax on steel imports, arguing the move would drive up prices, rendering their products less competitive in the global market.
10:40 am May 25, 2015 | No Comment
Fewer auspicious days later this year compelled Ramesh Phalke, an auto company employee in India's Maharashtra state, to hold his daughter's wedding in May. This bride was lucky because many other weddings will likely be postponed - to the dismay of the country's jewelers.
8:24 pm May 24, 2015 | 11 Comments
Indonesia could soon be purchasing crude oil form Iran and tapping into the Middle Eastern nation's oil fields.
5:53 pm May 24, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. The Indonesian Mining Professionals Association, or Perhapi, has announced its support for a 35,000-megawatt national electricity program, saying it will help boost the country’s coal exports by 50 percent. Budi Santoso, head of Perhapi’s working group for mining policy, said Indonesia’s use of domestic coal has not reached its optimum level. The nation produces […]
5:12 pm May 22, 2015 | No Comment
OPEC will stick with the strategy of favoring market share over prices when it meets next month because rival producers are already starting to buckle.
12:41 pm May 22, 2015 | No Comment
As the United States raced over the past five years toward becoming a global petroleum powerhouse, the world's biggest oil exporter Saudi Arabia quietly seized a market milestone from America: the largest source of peak summer demand.
3:41 pm May 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
For an increasing number of Indonesians, rice and noodles are no longer at the top of the menu. Bread is becoming a new food staple.
12:48 pm May 21, 2015 | 5 Comments
Indonesia's president could be forced to backtrack on promises to curb rice imports, with analysts saying the country may ship in as much as 1.6 million metric tons of the staple grain this year due to soaring prices at home and the threat of a strong El Niño.
9:04 pm May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia, the world’s top producer of refined tin, has issued regulations intended to stop illegal mines from exporting the base metal, the trade minister said on Tuesday.
11:27 am May 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
The Trade Ministry sets to issue import permits for almost 300,000 cattle and frozen beef in the second quarter of 2015 to soothe beef demand during fasting month and Idul Fitri and to help stabilize the price of beef.
2:35 pm May 14, 2015 | No Comment
Under the seat of almost every one of the 180 million electric bicycles tooling around China’s congested streets and alleyways is one sign of a fading global lead market.
10:31 am May 13, 2015 | 6 Comments
Indonesia, the world's top producer of refined tin, is expected to soon issue new regulations intended to stop illegal mines from exporting the base metal, an official from the mining ministry said on Wednesday.
9:26 pm May 12, 2015 | 2 Comments
Indonesia will not import rice at least until the end of this month as the country is waiting for yields from current harvest season.
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