Central Java Fish Export Value Reach 612 Billion rupiahs

Kabar24.com, SEMARANG - Consumer consumption export value in Central Java province continues to grow, the value obtained by the fish quarantine hall in October reached more than 612 billion rupiahs with 5 million kilograms total fish shipments.

Fish Quarantine Head Center, Quality Control and Fishery Product Safety (Hall KIPM) Class II Semarang, R Gatot Perdana said this year the exports are constantly increasing. "Every day I can send fish, as much as 24 tons by sea and 5 tons by air to various countries especially in East Asia such as Korea, Japan, China and some countries in Europe and USA," he said Tuesday (7/11 / 2017).

By the end of this year, the government continues to optimize the revenue through the fisheries sector, especially f white snapper, red snapper, pomfret and tengiri ish species.

In the other hand, Fish Quarantine Center also export many to the various countries, especially to United States as the largest consumer. "For the “Small Crab” (Rajungan) market is quite good, especially for the Americans we usually bring it from Demak and Jepara," he said.As for the local market, he revealed is less good since only in big cities consume lots of fresh fish.

Gatot further said, the largest fish producers are the many from eastern of Indonesia such as Lombok, Maluku and Bali.