JAKARTA - The promise to reduce the price of cooking oil in a short time has paid off. Minister of Trade Zulkifli Hasan launched the people's packaged cooking oil under the MINYAKITA brand at the Ministry of Trade office, Jakarta, Wednesday (6/7). MINYAKITA will be distributed throughout Indonesia with the highest retail price (HET) of IDR 14 thousand per liter. The launch of MINYAKITA is an effort by the government to distribute cooking oil from the domestic market obligation (DMO) through simple packaging.

On the same occasion, there was a sale of 5 thousand liters of MINYAKITA at the office of the Ministry of Trade for residents living around the office of the Ministry of Trade. Minister of Trade Zulhas participated in serving a number of people who came. The general public can buy OIL at the people's and modern markets.

“We saw the enthusiasm of the community, MSME traders, including women, who came to buy MINYAKITA. MINYAKITA is an innovation so that the distribution of cooking oil can be faster and more evenly distributed. Buying cooking oil will be easier because it is already packaged and can be distributed to any market. Especially to eastern Indonesia, shipping will be easier," said Trade Minister Zulhas.

According to Trade Minister Zulhas, simple packaged cooking oil can make it easier for people to get cooking oil. In addition, simple packaged cooking oil will also facilitate distribution throughout Indonesia.

Implemented a policy of limiting purchases to avoid sales in large quantities by industries that are not in accordance with their designation. For this reason, MINYAKITA can be purchased for a maximum of 10 liters per day for each Population Identification Number (NIK). The public can show the PeduliLindung application or Identity Card (KTP) at the time of purchase. (LM)