Analysis on the Effect of Inflation, Foreign Exchange Rate and the Flow of Ship Arrivals towards Cattle Ship Unloading: Case Studies in Surabaya Port
Murpin Josua Sembiring1, Herman Budi Sasono2

1Murpin Josua Sembiring, Department of Management Economic Faculty, Widya Kartika University Indonesia.
2Herman Budi Sasono, Department of Management Economic Faculty, Widya Kartika University Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 24 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 07 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 May 2019 | PP: 161-169 | Volume-8 Issue-1S May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A10230581S19/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: The price of goods and services will increases at a certain period, such as the Eid al-Fitr day or Muslim festival or before Christmas or New Year, then after those days, the prices of goods and services will drop again, this is not an inflationary pressure, but only a price fluctuation because the supply and demand at certain time. Especially the cattle import, during the Eid-al-Adha the demand is rising, thus the market must be able to supply the needs. Foreign Exchange Rate or the exchange rate of national currency against foreign currency, the fluctuation of the exchange rate between the State currencies with other foreign currencies greatly affect the potential of the country’s export-import. This research method is included in the type of causal research because one variable with other variables is interconnected, namely the independent variable and the dependent variable. between inflation, exchange rates and Dead Weight ship calls, so that they can be known to affect imports. In this work which is known that the flow of ship’s arrivals in a port is categorized as Dead Weight Ships Call and Unit Ships Call, thus, in this research the researcher only limit the research and focus on the flow of the arrival of the ship with the category of Dead Weight Ships Call. The results of this paper show that (1) there is simultaneous influence of Inflation, Foreign Exchange Rate, and Dead Weight Ships Call on Imported cattle; (2) There is no partial influence of Inflation and Dead Weight Ships variable on cattle Imports; (3) There are partial influences of Foreign Exchange Rate variable on Imported cattle; (4) Foreign Exchange Rate is a variable which has the greatest influence on Imported cattle.
Keywords: Inflation, Foreign Exchange Rate, Dead Weight Ships Call, Imported Cattle.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences