"The June figure was the highest since 2001," Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) Deputy Chief Slamet Mukeno said here Friday.
The June figure also represented an increase of 3.72 percent compared to the figure recorded for the same month in 2002, namely US$5.09 billion.Slamet
said, oil and gas exports in June 2003 increased by 5.84 percent from US$1 billion to US$1.06 billion while non-oil/non-gas exports rose 7.71 percent, from US$3.92 billion to US$4.22 billion.
Crude oil exports went up by 15.25 percent to US$437.8 million, oil products went up by 7.29 percent to US$132.8 million, while natural gas declined 1.68 percent to US$491.1 million.
"Crude oil exports increased since there was a decline in Indonesia's oil price in international markets from US$26.51 per barrel to US$26.15 per barrel in June," Slamet