The Jakarta Post
The government says it wants to boost exports of non-oil-and-gas products to South Africa and Angola in 2012 as part of a market diversification push.
Gatot Prasetyo Adjie, the Trade Ministry’s export development cooperation director, said on Monday that the government aimed at exporting US$868.85 million in products to South Africa in 2012, up from an estimated $755.53 million this year and from $671.35 million in 2010.
In the first five months of this year, exports to South Africa reached $543.35 million, a 106.35 percent increase over $263.32 million in the same period last year.
Gatot added that the government also targeted exporting $180.27 million in goods to Angola in 2012, up from a forecasted $163.89 million in 2011 and $148.99 million in 2011.
Indonesia’s exports to Angola topped $33.5 million between January to May, down 64.11 percent from $9...