Rice Supply Mark-Up
Monday, 5 December 2022
Bulog and the agriculture ministry have differing claims on rice data. Bulog claims there is a shortage of stock, while the agriculture ministry says rice supply is safe. Entrepreneurs are asked to meet targets they cannot afford.
FOR a month now, Wiwid and a number of other rice mill owners in Sragen, Central Java, have been scrambling to look for rice supplies. They are asked to fill in the rice stock of the State Logistics Agency (Bulog), which has started to deplete.
Under the banner of Was Wutah, Wiwid and dozens of entrepreneurs signed a contract with Bulog on November 3 to supply 8,500 tons of rice. But as of Saturday, December 3, they have not been able to meet ha...
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