The government has banned the export of nickel ore or nickel ore. One of the steps taken is to create added value in exports.
However, Faisal Basri, chief economist at the University of Indonesia, found that nickel ore exports were still ongoing. He said there would be no nickel ore exports in 2020, based on data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS).
“In 2020, the government, based on BPS data, will prohibit any exports for HS code 2604 nickel ore and concentrate,” he said at the CORE Media Discussion event on Tuesday (! 2/10/2021).
However, China’s General Administration of Customs said that in 2020, Indonesia imported 3.4 million tons of goods worth 193.6 million US dollars, or the equivalent of 2.8 trillion Rp.
“If the exchange rate is 14,577 Rp, it is the JISDOR average in 2020,” he said.
He said potential government losses could be calculated from this illegal operation. According to him, the government has intentions.
“Well, if the government intends, what is the mechanism, it is very easy to follow. So calculate how many smelters are produced, then what are the normal needs, buy more, or buy for the production process, or sell, although some can not sell abroad. , just ride, drive, “he explained.
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