INDONESIA

The Asian Giant

33.5%

of ASEAN GDP

ABOUT

Southeast Asia’s largest country in terms of population, GDP and sheer size, Indonesia presents big opportunities to those who can tame it. Rich in natural resources and home to a fast-growing market of middle-class consumers, the country’s vast potential is offset by the challenges of doing business across an archipelago with over 17,000 islands.

QUICK FACTS

Population 260 million
GDP $862 billion
GDP Growth 5%
17,000+

islands in the Indonesian archipelago (depending on how you count).

PROS CONS

+ Large domestic market

+ Stable economy

+ Stable political situation

– Poor education

– Bad infrastructure

– Backlog of reforms

TOP EXPORTS

Mineral products (fossil fuels)

Oils and vegetable fats

Electrical and electronic equipment

Textiles and garment

Plastics and rubber

Ores, slag and ash

INDONESIA INSIGHTS