Police chief examines stocks of cooking oil at Wonokromo market in East Java

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo inspected stocks and bulk selling price cooking oil at the traditional market in Wonokromo, East Java, on Saturday.

“Together with the Governor and the Regional Leadership Coordination Forum (Forkopimda) of East Java, we have checked the distribution of bulk cooking oil, after some time ago there was a shortage and an increase in prices quite high,” he said after completing the review, according to a written statement received on Saturday.

Based on the review and direct conversation with dozens of traders in Wonokromo Traditional Market, distributors’ bulk cooking oil stocks were distributed to traders to meet a week’s needs, a- he noted.

Traders have expressed hope that next week bulk cooking oil stocks can again be sent to Wonokromo market, he said.

From then on, he appealed to bulk cooking oil distributors to meet the expectations of traders.

He pointed out that producers and distributors should speed up the production and distribution of bulk cooking oil to the public during the holy month of Ramadan.

“We hope that in this month of Ramadan, bulk cooking oil, especially in the 26 priority markets, can be supplied on time and there will be no shortage,” he said. declared.

The police chief urged officers to continue supervising and monitoring the cooking oil to ensure the implementation of the retail price cap (HET) for bulk cooking oil, which is Rp 14,000 per litre.

“I request the Regional Police Chiefs to send officers, both from the Regional Food Task Force and Bhabinkamtibnas (Police Security and Public Order Officers), to check which market whose stock is void and notify immediately so that we can pass the information on to regional or central distributors,” he said.

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Felix J. Dixon