Trade Guide: Indonesia

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Indonesia(officially the Republic of Indonesia) is a sovereign country in Asia and Oceania. It is the largest island country in the world by the number of islands, with more than fourteen thousand islands. Indonesia has an estimated population of over 255 million people and is the world's fourth most populous country and the most populous Muslim-majority country.

Key Sectors

The mineral resources sector plays a vitally important role within the Indonesian economy. In 2013, Indonesia imported $184B worth of goods, making it the 27th largest importer in the world. During the last five years, the number of Indonesian imports has increased at an annual rate of 7.6%, from $127B in 2008 to $184B in 2013.

The US government has identified the following sectors as holding particular promise for export to Indonesia:

  • Mineral Products
  • Machines
  • Metals
  • Chemical Products
  • Transportation
  • Plastics and Rubbers
  • Textiles
  • Foodstuffs
  • Vegetable Products
  • Paper Goods
  • Instruments
  • Animal products

Source: Observatory of Economic Complexity

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