• Uncertainty about Gas Price Undermines Investment in Indonesia

    Uncertainty about Gas Price Undermines Investment in Indonesia

    The high gas price in Indonesia is unattractive and therefore discourages investment realization in Southeast Asia's largest economy, especially investment in the Chemical, Textile and Miscellaneous Industries (CTMI) segment. The main contributors to investment in this segment are the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

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  • Biodiesel Producers in Indonesia Looking for New Export Markets

    Biodiesel Producers in Indonesia Looking for New Export Markets

    Indonesian biodiesel producers are in search of new export markets after the USA announced to introduce heavy anti-dumping duties and anti-subsidy rates on palm oil-based biodiesel imports from Indonesia. The Trade Ministry said Indonesia exported USD $255.6 million worth of biodiesel to the USA in 2016. This constitutes 89.2 percent of Indonesia's total biodiesel shipments.

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  • Indonesia Needs Investment to Achieve Salt Self-Sufficiency

    Indonesia Needs Investment to Achieve Salt Self-Sufficiency

    The Indonesian Association of Salt Industries (AIPGI) urges the Indonesian government to encourage investment in the country's salt industry in order to reduce reliance on imports of salt from abroad. Indonesia consumes about 4.2 million tons of salt per year. However, domestic production can only reach up to 2 million tons, hence more than half of Indonesia's salt demand needs to be imported.

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  • Mayora Indah Optimistic about Indonesia's Coffee Products Demand

    Mayora Indah Optimistic about Indonesia's Coffee Products Demand

    Indonesian food and drinks manufacturer Mayora Indah said its processed foods business line is more lucrative than its processed and instant coffee products. However, considering rising coffee consumption in Indonesia and abroad, the lucrative perspectives of the coffee business line should not be underestimated.

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