‘Indonesia Fair 2019’ begins in city Thursday

A three-day fair titled ‘Indonesia Fair 2019’ will begin at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) here on Thursday which is expected to highlight Indonesian products, services and tourism sector cooperation between the two countries. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi will attend the inaugural ceremony of the fair, to be organised by the Embassy of the Republic […]

Indonesian furniture and household appliances debut with style

BY WONG LI ZA Simply put, the Made-in: Indonesia showcase of contemporary design pays homage to nature. Saturated with creations inspired by leaves to landscapes, the furniture and homeware utilise natural resources ranging from bamboo to rattan. However, beyond that, the debut event is set to be a feast for the eyes and fodder for […]

Indonesian furniture products at exhibition attract more visitors in Austria

London (ANTARA News) – Various furniture and interior design products of Indonesian wood drew visitors to the Indonesian booth at the Wohnen & Interiuer Exhibition in Vienna, Austria, organized on Mar 9-17. The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia/PTRI in Vienna organized for the second time the Wohnen & Interiuer Exhibition, the biggest annual furniture […]

JIFFINA 2019 / Jogja International Furniture & Craft Fair Indonesia 2019

JIFFINA 2019 / Jogja International Furniture & Craft Fair Indonesia 2019 WHY VISIT?Are you a retailer, interior designer, contract buyer, architect or developer? If you buy furniture and interiors this is the big one for your diary.♦ You’ll discover the newest products from over 300 suppliers, the biggest brands and emerging designers and manufacturers ♦ All […]

According to Bappenas, the Manufacturing Sector Is Needed to Drive the Indonesian Economy

Marchio Irfan GorbianoThe Jakarta Post The government believes the manufacturing sector will be the new engine of economic growth for Indonesia and will, therefore, focus on its development in the next five years. National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) head Bambang Brodjonegoro said developing the manufacturing sector was vital to increasing Indonesia’s potential GDP growth and, […]

Russians enjoy Indonesia’s Torabika Coffee

Russia is famous for its vodka and many other local varieties of alcohol, with its people regarded as among the highest consumers of alcohol in the world. When it comes to coffee, however, many Russians enjoy an Indonesian product – Torabika Cappuccino. Following its success with the instant coffee product in Russia, publicly listed food company […]

Local Competitors Grow More, How Global Brands Responds It

by Sonia Gupta and Oliver Wright Big global brands in the $1.2 trillion consumer-packaged-goods industry are facing a competitive wake-up call in some unlikely places: China, Indonesia, India, and Brazil. Executives of well-established companies in this space know that the alarm bell has been ringing for some time as they lose ground to smaller, more local […]

Online Startup Furniture is Starting To Get a Good Marketing Momentum

GYANINDRA ALITHE JAKARTA POST Indonesian online furniture shops, like Fabelio and iFURNHOLIC, are stealing the limelight with their savvy designs and competitive pricing. However, they face a major challenge in convincing conservative consumers to buy their products. Scrolling through Fabelio’s website feels like strolling inside a trendy furniture shop. Among the extensive furniture choices is […]

Indonesia Promotes Raja Ampat and Komodo Island at the Oslo Exhibition

Indonesia’s participation at the Reiselivsmessen tourism exhibition in Telenor Arena, Oslo on Jan. 11-13 attracted many visitors who reportedly purchased tourism packages to the archipelago. During the booth opening by the Indonesian Embassy in Oslo, Indonesian Ambassador to Norway Todung Mulya Lubis said the participation was part of economic diplomacy as well as a continuous […]

Furniture products expected to enter US market

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – Products of the furniture industry are expected to compete in the US market with increased capacity. “The government urges export-oriented industries, such as furniture, to be exported to the US,” Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said after the inauguration of the Polytechnic of Furniture and Wood Processing Industry in Kendal Industrial Area, […]