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April 11, 1950
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,IRA t1ki!4 if a,~~~~a~r:t, .:tr- ,fGO?'Ti4C3I. U-3,, OFFICIALS LNLY `-?"c ~` E Approved For COUNTRY, Indonesia SID C4N DATE DISTR. 11 APR 50 SUBJECT Econonie Activity in Indonesia PLACE 25X1 A ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. 25X1X NO. OF PAGES 2 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED 9ELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT N Total exports from Indonesia in February 1950 are estimated at only f 60,000,000 as compared with f 130,000,000 in December 19490 This haft 1 i 10 woo auurl- buted to unhindered and systematic smuggling activities in Sumatra,eBangka, Billiton and (East Indonesia. 2. Priangan rubber and tea estates are almost deserted as a result of terrori- zation by Darul Islam and ',esterling factions. In Tasikmalaya alone over 1,000 tons of paddy bound for local consumption were completely destroyed duringTentera Islam Indonesia activities the week of 13-20 February 19505 30 In addition to the Wang Republik Indonesia, the following currencies are circulating in Indonesia: a) Bantam Wang Republik Indonesia Bantam (TJUB ) b) Southern Vang Republik Indonesia Sumatra Issued by Dr0 Adnar Sumatra Selatan Kapau Gani, who resign- ed as Military Governor of Southern Sumatra the latter part of February, c) Central Wang Darurat (Mnergency Notes) Issued by the Emergency Sumatra Government of the Re- public of Indonesia in Sumatra under Sjafruddin, during the second police action,, d) Northern '!ang Republik Indonesia Atjeh Sumatra STATE NAVY NSRQ _ DISTRIB ARMY AIR a FQi Appr This document is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 16 October 1978 from the Director of Central Intelligence to the Archivist of the. United States. Next Review Date: 2008_ - - - - - - - - CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY in-r LO I - 2-004 4 125X1 A 1/03 - C 54664b 4 FURNIATION CD NO. Approved For Release 2001/03/05: CIA-RDP82-00457R004600440005-2 MlIE. OMPM/dONTROL - U.S. OPFICIAL$ ONLY 25X1A CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY _ CONFIDENTIAL a) N1a,s 'Island Wang Republik IndonesiaNias According to Yunan ~dasu_ (i"JtI~d) tion, a member of Parlia- ment of the Republik Indonesia Serikat, this has only local value for Tapanuli, Central ij umat ra ,, 4o It is roughly estimated that there are also in circulation f 3,640,000,000 in Java Bank and NICA notes, including Treasury Bonds of f 25 (sic) and f-10 (sic) and Rupiah 4, 250, 000, 000 of various denominations as against f 1,300,000,000 in 1941. The Java Banks on the other hand, in its weekly staterrent ending 22 February 1950, reports that during the week under consideration MICA notes amountinf'; to f 1,`026,343,99U.50 and Java bank notes amounting to f ? 968,2'.3,195-00 w"re: in circulation. 5m Neither the Republican Government at Jogjakarta nor 4h^ v,rious g Fn..~ independent territorial governments have beer in a ror iti on to i q' :?110 statements as to the amount of notes they have in circulation;, AI~l i t 1 ,r"COP'1'~COL v U.S.. OFFiCIJLS O~PgLY CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2001/03/05: CIA-RDP82-00457R004600440005-2