Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Indonesia
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/05/2013
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Announced that the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) would distribute three additional monthly rations of rice under the public subsidized distribution scheme (Raskin) in 2013. The measure is geared at compensating vulnerable groups for the 22-44 percent rise in prices of subsidized fuel, which came into effect in June.