Papua Trade and Industry Office to Build Re-Measuring Post at Border Area

Border of Indonesia - PNG - Suplied
Border of Indonesia – PNG – Suplied

Jayapura, Jubi – Papua Provincial Trade and Industry Office plans to build a re-measuring post at Skouw Border Market in Muaratami Subdistrict, Jayapura Municipality.

The Acting Head of Papua Trade and Industry Office, Elsye Pakade on Wednesday (10/2/2016) said the post is aimed to ensure that the purchased goods are according to declared sizes. “It is to encourage the accountability of market to be in order or on proper scale,” she said.

The office thus plans to do pilot on Skouw Border Market, therefore it will provide measurement facility to materialize the program. “Because the proper scale equipment is becoming a form of optimum services to the community,” she said.

Further, the office encourages traders in Skouw Border Market to pack their commodities in the labeled packages with the appropriate scale of quantity. “We can not ensure when the program will be implemented, but the office keep pushing it to be implemented in 2016,” she said.

However, she was not certain about the funds whether it would be installed in 2016 or 2017. “But we hope it could be started in 2016,” she said. (*/rom)