PREMIUMSales drop as rising prices of oranges, chicken meat cripple Jakarta traders

first_imgGoogle Facebook Anda Juanda, a 57-year-old fruit trader at Palmerah Market in West Jakarta, increased the prices of his oranges to Rp 25,000 (US$1.75) per kilogram from Rp 20,000 in January. He offered the smaller ones for Rp 20,000 per kg, a rise from Rp 15,000, as supply has dropped after orange farmers in Medan failed to have a harvest. Since the price hike, Anda’s sales have fallen by 40 percent to 30 kg per day in the January-February period from 50 kg per day. He decided to reduce his orange purchase in a bid to minimize his losses.”Customers asked me why the prices have increased,” Anda, who has been selling at the market for 27 years, said on Thursday. “We sell them at higher prices because the suppliers’ raised their prices. If we sell them as usual, we would not make a profit.”Anda’s decision to increase his orange prices was in line with last … Forgot Password ? Log in with your social account Linkedin Topics : LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here market Jakarta-markets price price-adjustment sales orange meat chicken Poultrylast_img read more

Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff to Honor York City Police Officer Alex Sable

first_imgGovernor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff to Honor York City Police Officer Alex Sable SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Flag Order,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag on the Capitol Complex and at all commonwealth facilities in the City of York to fly at half-staff to honor York City Police Officer Alex Sable.Officer Alex Sable passed during training on May 9, 2018.“Frances and I extend our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Officer Sable’s family and colleagues, and all of our neighbors in York,” Governor Wolf said. “This has been a difficult year for the greater York public safety community, but we are reminded each day of the sacrifices they all make on behalf of their fellow citizens. We will be forever grateful for Alex’s service.”The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Thursday, May 10, 2018, through interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.The United States flag shall remain at full staff during this tribute.center_img May 10, 2018last_img read more