Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Indonesia
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
09/09/2015
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Announced that the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) would distribute two additional monthly rations of rice to 15.5 million beneficiary households of the state's rice-for-the-poor (Raskin) programme in 2015. The initiative forms part of an economic stimulus package announced on 9 September 2015 and is meant to ease the impact of drought conditions on vulnerable groups.