The Indonesian Minister of Trade said that furniture and handicraft products are Indonesia’s main export commodities. He said enthusiasts of Indonesian furniture and handicraft products are spread in various countries in the world.
Indonesian furniture and handicraft products are one of Indonesia’s mainstay export commodities whose quality has been recognized internationally. Indonesian furniture and handicrafts now dominate the global market, from the United States, the Middle East, to Japan.
During the January-August 2021 period, the export value of Indonesian furniture products increased by 29 percent to US$1.88 billion when compared to the same period last year. IFEX 2021 is expected to be able to encourage the recovery of the economic sector, as well as become a place to promote Indonesian furniture and handicraft products to the wider global market.
IFEX Virtual Showroom 2021 is a digital promotion concept for furniture and home decoration products that was carried out in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. This activity displays a variety of furniture and home decoration products and is attended by more than 60 business company and targeted to be visited by 3,500 visitors from the furniture, real estate, interior design, home and garden, tourism and hospitality, and retail sectors.