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The automotive industry is a sector that contributes significantly to exports, according to the Ministry of Trade.
“The automotive industry is a sector that contributes significantly to exports,” Acting Director General of Foreign Trade, Indrasari Wisnu Wardhana, noted during the webinar ‘National Automotive Sector: Turning Challenges into Opportunities’ here on Thursday.
According to Wardhana, the automotive sector is a crucial sector that is the fifth-largest contributor to foreign exchange from exports, after steel, machinery, and electronic equipment.
Wardhana noted that Indonesia was the sixth-largest automotive market for non-oil and gas exports during the January-April 2021 period, with exports valued at US$3.13 billion. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s automotive exports also increased by 35.67 percent during the January-April 2021 period, from the corresponding period in 2020.