Indonesia Targeting 2 Billion Value of Transaction from Trade Expo Indonesia 2012

Indonesia Targeting 2 Billion Value of Transaction from Trade Expo Indonesia 2012
Furniture is still on top product on Indonesia Trade Expo 2011
This year The 27th Trade Expo Indonesia held at the Jakarta International Expo in Kemayoran from October 17-21 2012. Around 5,300 buyers from 100 countries are registered to attend the expo. Participating by 1,300 exhibitors which displaying various range of local best-quality products from small, medium enterprises and industry players, including furniture, automotive, electronics, fashion, footwear, jewelry, handicrafts, and food and beverage.

Trade Expo Indonesia is the annual trade exhibition organized by the Ministry of Trade to boost the export performance of Indonesia and to introduce Indonesian products to new overseas buyers.
The theme of this year's expo is "Trade with REMARKABLE INDONESIA". The theme is selected to reflect the tremendous potential of the natural resources, human resources, creativity and innovation products of Indonesia.
Last year, Trade Expo Indonesia had successfully attracted more than 8.300 buyers from over 100 countries, and reached total transaction US$ 464,514 Millions.

Furniture product was still the most wanted product with transactions around 40.8% from total transaction followed Agricultural Products 10.27%, Handicrafts 9.39%, Jewelry & Accessories 7.76%, Textile & Textile Products 5.61%.

India was the highest transaction countries with total transaction 11% followed by Nigeria (7%), Malaysia (6%), United Kingdom (5%) and Japan (5%)

This event is targeting to book US$ 2 billion in transaction value or higher 434 percent than last year's US$ 464.5 million as stated by the Director General of International Trade Cooperation, Ministry of Trade, Government of Indonesia, Gusmardi Bustami, on press conference in Jakarta.

This year event is worth to attend for those who are looking to source new and potential products from direct producers in Indonesia. (Edy-18th Oct 2012)