President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has signed Government Regulation (PP) No. 17 of 2015 on Food Security and Nutrition on March 19, 2015 last. The rules require governments to have a stock of food or rice which is managed separately with rice stock owned Public Corporation (Perum) Bulog.
Minister of Agriculture (Mentan) Amran Sulaiman ensure stocks rice safe this year. According to him, there is no plan to import rice from abroad.
The government finally issued a Presidential Instruction (Instruction) that regulate the increase in government purchase price (HPP) grain and rice in anticipation of the collapse in commodity prices during the harvest season.
The issue of food will be one of the world's attention. Therefore, food self-sufficiency program that targeted government achieved in the period 2014-2019 can be met by optimizing the implementation of international cooperation.
Having continued to rise since September 2014, the price of rice in traditional markets in Indramayu district began to fall. It happened following the entry period Rendeng harvest season 2014/2015.