Rice Prices Still Fluctuating

Rice Prices Still Fluctuating – Parent Market Price of rice in Rice Cipinang (PIBC) still tends to rise despite fluctuating. The price rose last week to normal now because of the absence of a significant increase in demand.

“Last week was up, but now down again. Perhaps because it is still quiet,” said Jumadi, traders in Block B1 PIBC, Jatinegara, East Jakarta, Thursday, July 28, 2011.

He said that although the month of Ramadan draws near, shoppers in PIBC yet to show meaningful improvement. “In fact, tends to fall when compared to last week,” said Jumadi.

Instructions have also delivered rice hectic Darti transactions, collecting the remaining rice in Block B1 No. 12-15. “If more crowded, I could be up to 15 liters. If today’s new by now, about 4 liters,” said Darti.

Farida, a trader in Los D PIBC, said the joint team Bulog Rice Price Stability Operations (OSHB) had surgery rice. “If there is surgery, usually because the price has gone up. The price of rice had been started up since the beginning of the month,” he said.

However, current prices, according to him, still a normal count.

Rice Appears II which last week reached Rp 7,200 per kilogram, is currently Rp 6800 to Rp 7,000 per kg. While the IR-42 I previously Rp 7200 is now down to Rp 100 to Rp 7100 per kg.

Other types of rice prices is currently kurmo Rp 7600 per kg, horse Rp 7650 per kg, and SA Rp 7400 per kg. While rice Bulog given the upper limit of Rp 6300 per kg was found at a price of Rp 6250 per kg.