Indonesia targets lower corn, unhusked rice output for 2021

Country is targeting unhusked rice production at 58.5mln tonnes in 2021

  

JAKARTA - Indonesia is targeting lower unhusked rice and corn output in 2021, data from the country's agriculture ministry data showed on Monday.

The Southeast Asian country is targeting unhusked rice production at 58.5 million tonnes in 2021, higher than 2020's estimated output at 55.16 million tonnes, but lower than the 63.5 million tonnes 2021 target set in June.

For corn, the country is targeting output at 24.2 million tonnes next year, lowering their goal from 26 million tonnes set in June and 30.35 million tonnes set for this year.

The data also showed that Indonesia is targeting palm oil output at 49.51 million tonnes next year.

(Reporting by Bernadette Christina Munthe; Writing by Fathin Ungku Editing by Ed Davies) ((fathin.ungku@thomsonreuters.com; +65 8578 6640;))


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