Indonesia has a large domestic market to offer, as the country has the 4th largest population in the world.
Exports have been an engine of economic growth in Indonesia in the last 10 years. Major export partners of Indonesia are: China, Japan, USA, India and Singapore.
Indonesia’s 10 main export commodities:
textile and product textile, rubber and product thereof, palm oil, forest products, footwear, automotive, shrimps, cocoa, coffee.
10 export commodities declared by Indonesia as potential commodities: leather & leather products, medical instrument and appliances, medicinal herb, processed food, essential oil, fish and fish products, handicraft, jewelry, spices, non-paper stationery.
Indonesia is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of palm oil, rubber and cacao.
Palm oil industry is an important industry for Indonesian agriculture, as it is the main commodity to generate income for Indonesia.
In 2012, Indonesia has dominated 47.1% of the world palm oil market share.
Rubber is a commodity that is used from industrial to household products around the globe. Indonesia is the 2nd largest producer of rubber in the world after Thailand.
Indonesia is the 3rd largest cacao producer in the world after Ghana and Ivory Coast. The main cocoa producing region of Indonesia is the island of Sulawesi. Sulawesi accounts for about 75% of Indonesia’s total cocoa production.