The Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia will hold The 29th Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI), the largest international trade exhibition in Indonesia, on October 8-12, 2014 at Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) with the theme “Towards Green Business”. The theme reflects Ministry’s objective to promote the potential and existence of products in Indonesia as high-quality and eco-friendly products, which are able to prop up the economy through the increase of non-oil exports value.
TEI 2014 will occupy an area of 40,000 m2 and be attended by 2,000 exhibitors targeting 10,000 buyers. The products displayed are: main export commodities, prospective export commodities, and other export products. In addition to the main and prospective products, it will also showcase service and skilled-labor of industrial construction services, professional services, and hospitality. These products will describe the companies’ sustainability in running green business; the products are made by taking into account of environmental and social aspects, in addition to emphasize only on function and aesthetics. Another important factor that will be considered is fair trade. This aspect, among others, is viewed in terms of fairness to all stakeholders and the ability of Indonesian businessmen to meet international standards of fair trade.
Based on its zones, TEI 2014 will also feature the Pride of Indonesia Pavilion and ASEAN Pavilion. Pride of Indonesia Pavilion presents Indonesia’s main products, local brands that have received global recognition in strategic industries, hi-tech, manufacturing, natural resources-based products, the winners of the Primaniyarta Award 2014, the products of creative industry, and top-seed SMEs. ASEAN Pavilion is an information booth of representatives of ASEAN countries in welcoming the ASEAN Economic Community 2015.
Award for exporters and buyers: Primaniyarta and Primaduta Award 2014
Primaniyarta Award is an annual award from the Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia for 5 (five) best Indonesian exporters who are able to improve, develop and provide added value in Indonesia’s export in terms of diversification of product or export markets.
Primaduta Award 2014 is given to the buyers who have obtained verification from foreign representatives of The Republic of Indonesia/Atdag/ITPC/IETO Taipei. The buyers must consistently import Indonesian product to their market, with an increase of value, volume, and diversity of products.
Both of the awards will be addressed by the President of The Republic of Indonesia to the winners at the Opening Ceremony of TEI 2014.
The series of activities TEI 2014
There will be a seminar on trade and investment in TEI 2014 based on the coordination between The Ministry of Trade and The Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM). This seminar aims to provide information to exporters, buyers, and investors in utilizing international trade opportunities and investment.
In addition to the seminar, TEI 2014 also schedules an interactive dialogue, bringing speakers, for instance, successful importers or Trade Promotion Offices (TPO) from various countries such as Netherlands, Japan, Switzerland, Dubai on others, as well as US Custom Broker and professionals or practitioners in the field. This interactive dialogue aims to provide information about potential products and access to foreign markets, along with international trade-related issues, including potential commodities.
Other activities in this exhibition are business counseling and consultation facilitated to the exporters by the Commercial Attache, Head of Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC), and Head of Taipei IETO, to provide information on access and penetration to foreign markets.
One of the most anticipated event during TEI for exhibitors overseas buyers is business matching, where exhibitors can meet and discuss potential business contracts, and expand their marketing network abroad through this activity.
In addition to four activities above, the committee of TEI 2014 will also hold a journalistic contest for journalists who have reported about various export commodities and the strategic role of TEI 2014 in supporting the national economy. For students, there will be an essay contest about eco-friendly entrepreneurship, which aims to improve the spirit and interest of students to become successful entrepreneurs in the future.
Please visit http://www.tradexpoindonesia.com/ and download the Trade Expo Indonesia 2014 Buyers Booklet at http://www.tradexpoindonesia.com/docs/fms14.pdf for further information.
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Indonesian Ministry of Trade
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Director of Export Product and Economic Creative Development
Indonesian Ministry of Trade
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