Jakarta Provincial Government and Central Government tries to downgrade the chili price at markets by holding market operation.
" Since three days ago, we try to add the stock at markets. Bulog have distributed two tons"
Jakarta Head Dept. of Cooperative, Small Middle Enterprise and Trade, Irwandi, said the highest price of chili is usually chili pepper by Rp 100-120,000/kg.
"Since three days ago, we try to add the stock at markets. Bulog have distributed two tons," he said, Thursday (1/12).
According to him, Bulog and PD Pasar Jaya have held market operation at Koja Market, Rawamangun, Jatinegara, Grogol, and Pasar Minggu. At the operation, chili pepper is sold Rp 60,000/kg and red chili Rp 35,000/kg.
"We'll hold the operation at East Jakarta Mayor Office together with sugar, rice, and beef," he closed.