Dear Valued Readers,
It is our pleasure to share with you the October 2013 edition of Export News as we approach the end of this year. With this edition, we are bringing you another special Indonesian product, the South Sea pearl. As a country situated at the cross-road of two oceans and two continents, Indonesian culture displays a unique mix shaped by long interaction between indigenous customs and multiple foreign influences. Indonesia’s rich cultural heritage offers the world a variety of pearl jewelries craftsmanship.
One of the world’s top players, Indonesia has been crafting and exporting pearls to the international market, such as Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. According to statistics, the export value of pearl grew 19.69% in average per year in the period of 2008-2012. In the first five months of 2013, the export value reached US$9.30 million.
As part of our efforts to increase the share of Indonesian products in the world market, this edition of Export News presents various information on Indonesian pearl and the profile of selected exporters.
We hope readers will benefit from this edition of Export News. Overseas buyers and importers can directly contact the selected companies to seek out profitable trade relations.