Factors Affecting the Demand and Import of Indonesian Sugar

Journal of Global Economics, Muhaimin and Sari, J Glob Econ, 2019

3 Pages Posted: 28 Mar 2020

See all articles by Wahib Muhaimin

Wahib Muhaimin

University of Brawijaya

Dyana Sari

University of Tribhuwana Tunggadewi

Date Written: September 23, 2019

Abstract

Sugar is one of the most important staple foods after rice Indonesia. Currently, sugar production cannot fulfill the demand for sugar in the country, so the government absorbs the lack of sugar by import. The purpose of this research is to analyze factors which influence the sugar demand and import in the country. This research is used econometrics model through the simultaneous system of functions with time series data of 1982-2013. Estimated model was conducted by Two-Stage Least Squares method. The research result is, Indonesian sugar demand (Dg) is influenced by sugar price (Pg), income level (ini) and sugar demand in the previous year (Dg1). Import of Indonesian sugar (Mg) is influenced by the difference between demand and production of Indonesian sugar (Dg-Qg), time, and sugar imports in the previous year.

Keywords: Indonesia, Sugar, Dermand, Import

JEL Classification: D, P

Suggested Citation

Muhaimin, Wahib and Sari, Dyana, Factors Affecting the Demand and Import of Indonesian Sugar (September 23, 2019). Journal of Global Economics, Muhaimin and Sari, J Glob Econ, 2019, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3458678

Wahib Muhaimin

University of Brawijaya ( email )

MT. Haryono 165
Jalan Veteran, Malang, Jawa Timur 65145, Indonesia
Malang, IN East Java 65145
Indonesia

Dyana Sari (Contact Author)

University of Tribhuwana Tunggadewi ( email )

Jalan Telaga Warna Blok C, Tlogomas
Malang, East Java 61655
Indonesia
+6281327296424 (Phone)

Here is the Coronavirus
related research on SSRN

Paper statistics

Downloads
14
Abstract Views
63
PlumX Metrics