In order to control stability of food ahead Ramadhan, Regional Inflation Control Team (TPID) held a coordination meeting led by Acting Provincial Secretary, Weni Liputo. Monday (23/4).
Advisor Team and Economy Development’s Head, Bank Indonesia of Gorontalo (BI) Akhmad Kosasih revealed that Gorontalo inflation at quarter II 2018 estimated up and matched with the target amount 3,2 %-3,6 % (Year over Year)
“rate of inflation jumped to the highest level mainly in volatile food group (fish, chicken, tomato, shallots, garlic, onion, meat) and administered prices (plane, bus and cigarettes) overtime Ramadhan month and Idul Fitri feast,” Akhmad explained.
To control the inflation, his side suggested to do monitoring toward volatile food group intensively and need to do the coordination strengthening between institution and a number of price control efforts by TPID
Meanwhile, acting Provincial Secretary Weni Liputo asked TPID to be more focus in two things, to keep the stability of food supply and the distribution run smoothly
Translated by : Fera