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Lombok Pearl Auction Earns US$ 96,000

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Jakarta (ANTARA News)- A South Sea Pearl auction organized during the Sumbawa Pearl Festival in Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) recently resulted in sales trnsactions worth a total of US$ 96,000. The price of Lombok pearl rose from US$5 last year to US$16.3 per gram this year, according to Bambang Setiawan, deputy chairman of the […]

July 14th, 2011 | Published in Economic,Trade | Read More »

Bali Cocoa Conference boon to RI`s industry

Seorang petani memetik buah kakao saat panen di Masamba, Lutra, Sulsel, Selasa (22/9).

Cocoa. (ANTARA/Yusran Uccang) by Otniel Tamindael Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian International Cocoa Conference (IICC) in Bali from July 7-8, 2011 is expected to have a positive impact on the domestic cocoa industry. This belief is based on the fact that Indonesia is now producing cocoa beans in such a large quantity that it […]

July 13th, 2011 | Published in Economic,Trade | Read More »

Trade Ministry preparing blueprint of batik promotion

Seorang perempuan melihat koleksi batik milik Any Yudhoyono dalam pameran batik bertajuk The Batik Essays A Collection of Love Stories di Grand Indonesia, Jakarta

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Trade Ministry is currently developing a blueprint of Indonesian batik promotion, according to a minister. Trade Minister Mari Elka Pangestu said here Monday that her ministry was preparing the blueprint with the cooperation of a number of stakeholders such as batik experts and businessmen. The batik promotion blueprint is expected […]

July 12th, 2011 | Published in Economic,Trade | Read More »

Bali`s furniture exports reach $13.41 mln

Sejumlah pengunjung melihat-lihat produk dalam Indonesia Furniture Fair 2009, di Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta

Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News) – Bali province`s furniture exports in the first four months of 2011 reached US$13.41 million, a spokesman said. The figure accounted for 8.16 percent of Bali`s overall exports in the four months through April reaching US$168.13 million, down 7.15 percent from the same period a year earlier, Head of the Public […]

June 21st, 2011 | Published in Economic,Trade | Read More »

Economic ministers agree to reinforce SMES

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Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has agreed to strengthen the position and increase the competitive edges of small and medium enterprises (SME) in the ASEAN region, a minister said. “It is important to maximize the potentials of SMEs in ASEAN and provided them with special treatments towards the creation of an […]

May 6th, 2011 | Published in Indonesia Nowadays,Trade | Read More »

Indonesia’s Imports up to 40 Pct Last Year

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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s imports last year jumped 40.05 percent to US$135.61 billion from the year before, the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said. Oil and gas imports in 2010 rose 44.16 percent to US$27.36 billion from the previous year, with crude oil imports increasing 15.16 percent to US$1.12 billion, and oil products 61.93 percent to […]

February 2nd, 2011 | Published in Trade | Read More »

Indonesia’s Export Value Reaches Record High

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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s exports in 2010 reached a total value of US$150 billion, the highest figure ever achieved in the country’s foreign trade. Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) Chairman Rusman Heriawan on Friday said Indonesia’s exports in the period January-November 2010 reached a total value of US$140 billion while the figure for December 2010 […]

February 1st, 2011 | Published in Economic,Trade | Read More »


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Greek Traders Planning To Start Business With Indonesian Companies Found in Internet are STRONGLY Suggested to CONTACT THE EMBASSY FIRST.

January 20th, 2011 | Published in Trade | Read More »

Pulp, paper industry attracts US$16 bln investment

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Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The pulp and paper industry in Indonesia has developed vastly and attracted an investment worth US$16 billion, Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan told a seminar here on Monday. He said that pulp and paper industry at home was able to absorb 242,822 workers and contribute US$4 billion of foreign exchange to the […]

January 18th, 2011 | Published in Economic,Trade | Read More »

Govt projects 2011 industrial growth at 5.2-6.1 pct


Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The government has projected the national industry will grow by 5.2 percent to 6.1 percent next year which will rely on six groups of priority industries. “The efforts made by the government in the previous years will hopefully boost the industrial sector,” Industry Minister MS Hidayat said at a year-end press […]

December 23rd, 2010 | Published in Trade | Read More »