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Challenges and Threats of Indonesian Coffee Exports to China

Challenges and Threats of Indonesian Coffee Exports to China



Amids the Tremendous Market Potential of China, Indonesia sees challenges and threats of coffee exports to China. Indonesia must be able to handle it and make it becomes opportunities.  What are those all, and how?

As the result of China-ASEAN Forum, China has wiped off the tariff for coffee. China has decided that coffee is a non-tariff commodity. It means, the price of Indonesian coffee can become lower that increases the competitiveness in chinese market.

However, Indonesia must always remember potential threats which arise from Vietnam side as well as China side: First threat is Vietnam. Vietnam is an ASEAN member and hence receive the facilitation of non-tariff on coffee. Vietnam is geographycally and politically much closer to China. Hence, Vietnamese coffee bean tends to have lower price in the China market than indonesian coffee. We can conclude that Vietnam is surely a significantly strong competitor of Indonesia. Sec…

Buy Coffee for China

Buy Coffee for China (Dalam Bahasa Indonesia  Beli Kopi Untuk China)
Coffee export means making money, increasing forex and bank activities, getting loan for export, shipping or freight, air plane, hotels, cafes, coffee shop, coffee  grinder.  Countries of coffee exporters are competing tightly. Each of them have been trying to come out on top for the sake of devisa and people welfare. They use several instruments such as tariff and non-tariff policies. Each of them always seeks market potential such as China. Indonesia is on the track to increase Indonesian Coffee’s Market Share in internal and external ASEAN Countries. Indonesia is optimistic to be able to increase its market share because of the Indonesian Coffee Grows good.

Nowadays, China is one of market target of green coffee bean export of Indonesian. Export value of indonesian green coffee bean to China was US$ 2.3 million in year 2009 and increased in year 2010. It’s wise to predict that export value of indonesian coffee to Ch…

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"Coffee beans of Indonesia increases significantly recently its market share in the internal ASEAN’s market as well as in the external  ASEAN’s market", so Zaenal Bachruddin said in a seminar which was also attended by Sabam Malau and Bangun Tampubolon. Photo : Sabam Malau (left), Zaenal Bachruddin (center),  and Bangun Tampubolon (right).  Photo took place in Ball Room of  Madani Hotel in Medan, North Sumatera Province of Indonesia at a Seminar concerning current situation of exports from Indonesia.



Prof. Ir. Zaenal Bachruddin, MSc, PhD  is Director General of Directorate General of Processing and Marketing of Agricutural Product in the Ministry of Agiculture of the Republic of Indonesia. Dr. Ir. Sabam Malau is Chairman of NSCF-North Sumatera Coffee Forum.  Ir. Bangun Tampublon MSc is Lecturer of HKBP Nommensen University.
Green coffee bean (nonrosted) of Indonesian had 37%  Market Share in internal ASEAN’s market with export value USD 62.3 billion while the com…

Buy Coffee Bean Part 2

Buy Coffee Bean Part 2



"Green coffee bean (nonroated and not decaffeinated) of Indonesia grows 15% in ASEAN’s external countries, and Buy Coffee Bean in ASEAN and non-ASEAN countries", said Zaenal Bachruddin in the Seminar which was also attended by Sabam Malau and Bangun Tampubolon. Photo: Zaenal Bachruddin (right), Sabam Malau (center) and Bangun Tampubolon (left). Photo took place in Ball Room of Madani Hotel in Medan, North Sumatera Provonce, Indonesia at a Seminar concerning current situation of exports from Indonesia.
"Those facts make us happy, however Indonesian coffee exports must not only in form of raw material (green beans) but also in form of finished goods", he continued. Prof. Ir. Zaenal Bachruddin, MSc, PhD is Director General of Directorate General of Processing and Marketing of Agricutural Product in the Ministry of Agiculture of the Republic of Indonesia. Dr. Sabam Malau is Chairman of NSCF-North Sumatera Coffee Forum while Bangun Tampubolon is Lec…

4C

4C



NSCF–North Sumatra Coffee Forum and 4C Association (Germany) will continue discussing as soon as possible to explore possibilities of cooperation based on Market-Demand-Driven concept in order to increase quality and quantity of coffee bean production in North Sumatra Province.  Photo : Ms. Melanie Landthaler (left) and Mr. Sabam Malau (right) discussed in Tip Top restaurant in Medan recently. Photo was taken right after finishing the discussion.

That is the conclusion resulted from the fruitful discussion between Sabam Malau and Melanie Landthaler in Medan (Indonesia) recently. Sabam Malau (alumnus of Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany) is Chairman of NSCF which central office locates in Medan while Melanie Landthaler (alumna of Bonn University, Germany) is Indonesia Coordinator of 4C Association which headquarter locates in Bonn (Germany).
We also concluded that coffee of Lampung and North Sumatra Province have very good prospects in export market such as European Countr…

Coffee Exporters Happy

Coffee Exporters Happy



Celebration and congratulations !! Indonesian exporters of coffee can now export coffee easier and faster.  It’s due to the newly released Regulation of Minister Of Trade OfThe Republic OfIndonesia Number 10/M-Dag/Per/5/2011 On The Export of Coffee  which come into force since May 3, 2011. The regulation is the Amendment  to Regulation  Of The Minister OfTrade Number  41/M-Dag/Per/9/2009OnThe ExportOf Coffee. Question: Why Indonesian exporters of coffee can now export coffee easier and faster?  Aswer: There are at least four reasons: Easier reporting mechanism of realization of export coffee to the government.  In the new regulation, the exporter simply report the realization of the export of coffee online. In the old regulation  the exporter have to send a report to the office of the Ministry of Commerce.Exporters no longer need to attach proof of payment of dues paid up member of the Association of Indonesian Coffee Exporters (AEKI) to obtain export licenses. In…

Photos of How Hypothenemus hampei Destructs Coffee Bean

Photos of How Hypothenemus hampei Destructs Coffee Bean Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) is now the most destructive pest to coffee fruits worldwide and North Sumatera of Indonesia.  The data can be found in page Coffee Berry Borer Hypothenemus hampei.  The impact can be read on the page Coffee is Now on the Way to Death.  

       CBB or Broca get scientific name Hypothenemus hampei.  CBB get named Penggerek Buah Kopi (PBKo) in Indonesian.  CBB is small beetle.  The adults is  small black beetles. Females  are 1.4–1.8 mm long. The males are smaller, 1.2–1.6 mm long. Female beetles can fly short distances; males have no wing. CBB life cycle is 24-45 days, depends on climate. Two days after entering the fruits, one female puts 35-50 eggs which consist of 33-46 female. Female CBB’s life is maximum 190 days, and male 40 days. After mating inside the fruits, some of female remain in the fruits, and others go out to infect other fruits. Generally speaking, one CBB female can have hundred of thousan…