Indonesia a market for South Africa
To improve bilateral trade between Indonesia and South Africa, the Indonesian Embassy in Pretoria facilitated the visit of Indonesian SMESCO (Small Medium Entreprises and Cooperatives) delegates to South Africa from 25 – 29 July 2013. During their visit in South Africa the delegation, amongst others, conducted business meetings with the National Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NAFCOC), and visited members of South African companies such as Indonesian Furniture Warehouse, Furniture & Decor Inbali Indonesia, Indonesian Derakera, and Decor & Gift Shop at the Chameleon Village.
The visit of the delegation was also used to conduct a comparative study with the product - Indonesian products that already exist in South Africa, with a visit on the spot or market surveys. Indonesian products were promoted through the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) by displaying Indonesian handycraft products, interior decorative items, home furniture, unique light & lamps, cushions & ornaments, acessories, basket and bok using bamboo material, mendoang and hyacinth; materials for other craft products such as raw materials woven fabric, woven fabric cartoon & Toraja and sea grass. (source: Indonesian Embassy - Pretoria)