GLOBAL CRUDE OIL PRICE AND DOMESTIC FOOD COMMODITY PRICES: EVIDENCE FROM INDONESIA

  • Tiara Kencana Ayu Kobe University
DOI: https://doi.org/10.30908/bilp.v14i1.406
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Keywords: Global Crude Oil Price, Local Food Commodity Prices, Import, Harga Komoditi Pangan, Harga Minyak Dunia, Impor

Abstract

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Penelitian untuk menganalisis hubungan antara harga minyak dunia dan harga komoditi pangan di pasar domestik masih jarang ditemukan. Dengan membuat Model Panel Data dari 34 provinsi di Indonesia pada tahun 2010-2017, penelitian ini bertujuan untuk menginvestigasi pengaruh perubahan harga minyak dunia terhadap beberapa harga komoditi pangan lokal (kedelai,import, kedelai lokal, beras lokal, dan jagung lokal). Hasil penelitian ini mengindikasikan bahwa harga minyak dunia dapat memengaruhi harga pangan lokal di Indonesia melalui tingginya biaya pengiriman pada aktivitas impor. Selain itu, harga komoditi pangan dunia juga terbukti dapat memengaruhi harga seluruh komoditi pangan lokal yang diteliti, yang mengimplikasikan bahwa harga komoditi pangan di Indonesia dipengaruhi oleh kondisi pasar internasional. Hasil penelitian ini memberikan masukan bagi pembuat kebijakan di Indonesia untuk mempertimbangkan perubahan harga minyak dunia dan harga komoditi global dalam menstabilkan harga komoditi lokal di Indonesia, terutama komoditi yang diimpor.

 

Abstract

Globally, studies examining the nexus between global crude oil prices and food commodity prices in domestic markets are scant. Employing a panel data model of 34 provinces in Indonesia from 2010 - 2017, this study investigates the impact of global crude oil’s price change on some local food commodity prices (imported soybean, local soybean, local rice, and local maize). Previous studies found that local food commodity prices in some countries were not affected by global crude oil prices; however, this study, by controlling other factors which could affect local commodity prices, finds different results. This study’s findings indicate that global crude oil prices could affect Indonesia’s local commodity prices due to higher shipping costs in import activity. In addition, global commodity prices are also proved to affect all commodities examined in this study, which implies that local food commodity prices in Indonesia are influenced by the international market. This study provides input to policymakers in Indonesia to consider the movement of global crude oil prices and global commodity prices in stabilizing local food commodity prices in Indonesia, especially the imported commodities.

JEL Classification: F15, O13, Q11

Author Biography

Tiara Kencana Ayu, Kobe University

Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS)

Ministry of Trade, Republic of Indonesia

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Published
2020-07-15
How to Cite
Ayu, T. K. (2020). GLOBAL CRUDE OIL PRICE AND DOMESTIC FOOD COMMODITY PRICES: EVIDENCE FROM INDONESIA. Buletin Ilmiah Litbang Perdagangan, 14(1), 95-120. https://doi.org/10.30908/bilp.v14i1.406
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