Jumat, 04 November 2011
Indonesia furniture it still has a glossy prestige in the world trade stage
Raw materials and design our furniture much in demand by the market. It is now time for Indonesia to build and develop the furniture industry in order to prevail in world markets. Moreover, with the development of furniture industry, it also means helping realize the government programs to reduce unemployment in this country. Remember, the national furniture industry including labor-intensive industries.Indonesia's furniture industry still has a glossy prestige in the world trade stage. Requests filed by the buyer in the event some of the exhibition is indeed a golden opportunity to boost the country's furniture export performance. However, to make it happen, certainly not as easy back your hand. The ability of national manufacturers in producing a quality product and in large quantities, should really be proven. The government has also sought to develop the furniture industry. Moreover, this sector has been set by the government as one of the 10 commodities the country exports. In other words, exports of furniture can still be excellent to generate foreign exchange.Today, the furniture in the world market share is still held by the leading furniture exporting countries. Among others, the Italian market share of 14.18%, 13.69% followed by China, Germany 8.43%, Poland 6.38%, 5.77% and Canada. While the market share of furniture Indonesia is currently only reaches 2.9%. Not an easy job for furniture entrepreneurs in the country to be more competitive in getting the market with a number of world furniture manufacturers. In terms of price alone, the product Indonesia is still relatively high. Therefore, the price of raw material here is still less competitive than in earlier states. Not to mention from the technology and promotions. To promote trade and increase exports, Indonesia should be addressed is the matter of marketing distribution network. In addition, the Indonesian furniture industry also need to do rejuvenation machine furniture production machinery. Moreover, the support of banking by providing low interest loans for working capital and export activities, are also indispensable. And, last but not least, the availability of raw materials also should receive serious attention from all interested parties on this industry sector. If the problem of raw material supply are met, the prospects for increased exports of furniture would be even brighter. Because in terms of quality raw materials and product design, Indonesia has an advantage compared to other furniture producing countries.