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'Attacked' OP Bulog, Price of Rice and Onions at Market Down

Bulog continued to conduct market operation(OP) that prices were stable. One of commodities sold such as rice. Currently Bulog rice sold seems less marketable. Because the price of rice is now down significantly.


"No one has to buy rice at this time. Indeed, the current rice price is not much difference," said Dedi Purnama, Bulog Market Operations officer at 'Pasar Induk Kramat Jati', East Jakarta, Sunday (07/05/2015).


Dedi said, besides rice, red onion sales records and cayenne pepper are also in the same situation. "Since open around 9.00 am, no one has to buy rice and chili (cayenne) at all. If there is a buy onions but little, already 4 Kg sold," added Smith.


He mentioned, Bulog sells premium rice is packaged under the brand "Beraskita" for Rp 12,000/kg, while medium rice costs Rp 8,000/Kg.


Dedi brought 54 sacks of rice medium with the content of 5 kg each sack or 270 Kg of Bulog warehouses in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta. "If we bring premium rice from the warehouse 215 Kg. Until this afternoon no one has been bought," he added.


The same thing also happens in onions are sold Bulog, when Bulog began OP, the price of onions in the market around Rp 25,000-Rp 35,000 / kg. Bulog's then sell onions at a price of Rp 17.000 / kg, now price in traditional markets in Jakarta, onion only Rp 13,000 / kg. (Detikcom)