JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Directorate General of National Export Development of the Indonesia Ministry of Trade (Kemendag) and PT Indonesia Trading Company (PPI) will be sending coffee exports to Egypt in 2022 worth IDR 3.5 billion.
The coffee exports are carried out in two shipments, namely six containers and next week as many as six containers. This robusta coffee export resulted in a total contract reaching 3,000 tons in 2022.
"This coffee export is an effort to improve the performance of Indonesian coffee exports to Egypt as well as an effort to improve the welfare and economy of Indonesian coffee farmers," said Director General of National Export Development Didi Sumedi.
Meanwhile, Director of Export Product Development at the Ministry of Trade Miftah Farid added that the release of PT PPI's robusta coffee exports was realized in collaboration with the Indonesian Trade Attaché in Cairo in an effort to maintain the Egyptian market as the 2nd largest importer of Indonesian coffee products.
Miftah said, based on data from the Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS), Indonesia's coffee export performance in the January-November 2021 period was recorded at USD 757.41 million, an increase of 2.73 percent compared to the same period in 2020 which amounted to USD 737.27 million.