Bogor City (ANTARA) - The Ministry of Agriculture officially released the exports of moringa leaves, coconut charcoal, and tea during the National Plantation Celebration (SKENA) event in Bogor City, West Java, on Saturday.

Director General of Plantations Andi Nur Alamsyah said that PT Moringa Indonesia exported 21 tons of dried moringa leaves and dried processed products valued at Rp348 million (around US$21,457) to China.

The coconut charcoal produced by PT Cococha Indonesia will be exported to Jordan with a volume of 33 tons valued at Rp814 million.

Alamsyah said that in the future, coconut farmers in West Java would be trained by the Directorate General of Plantations.

"Thus, that will increase the added value of our planters," he noted.

For tea commodities, Alamsyah said that the artisan tea from Sila Tea House Bogor is regularly exported.

"This will be exported to Turkey and Russia with a volume of 200 kilograms valued at around Rp113 million," he remarked.

He lauded the Bogor City government for supporting the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the agricultural sector.

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