One of the main tasks of DGNED through the Indonesia Export Training Centre (IETC) is translating priorities in the areas of capacity building and public education with a focus on developing and improving the quality of human resources for the business in the international trade sector. IETC also provide service on Consultation for Alumni, Coaching Program (TPO & IETC), certification of competence in Export Import through LSP Ell (Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi Ekspor Impor Indonesia), and cooperation in held export training with associations, college, related agencies, and TPOs (JICA, CBI, TFO, etc).
Training and educational activities organized by the DGNED through IETC can be classified into 4 areas of training namely developing the export strategy, preparing the export preposition, negotiating the export preposition, and supporting the export process. To improve the effectiveness of the absorption of materials, trainings are conducted through direct methods in the classroom and distance learning via Video Conference, as well as through practice in the classroom through the Internet, export simulation, laboratory practice and field observation. The trainings are carried out in the form of regular training, contractual/ self financing training, segmented training held in the IETC building as well as cooperation with other parties. Export promotion programs were not only conducted abroad but also intensively conducted within the country to encourage buyers to visit Indonesia. These promotional activities were conducted through the implementation of the Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI). Since 1986, DGNED has organized its annual Trade Expo Indonesia (formerly Resource Indonesia) with exceptional results. As the largest trade fair held in Indonesia, the expo attracts thousands of overseas buyers resulting in substantial trade transactions.
TEI held on October in JIExpo, Kemayoran, Jakarta, attended by various agencies, state, local government, associations, and so on. Products displayed include main and potential Indonesian product also other excellent national products. In TEI, trade mission delegates from 100 countries were also present. Delegates were in Indonesia not only to attend the TEI but also to explore the possibility of building a network of business and investment potential in Indonesia, as well as a visit to the area. As part of TEI, the numbers of one-on-one business meetings between Indonesia entrepreneurs with buyers were also scheduled, as well as the courtesy calls. Other activities namely Trade Tourism and Investment (TTI) Forum consisted of activities such as interactive forum dialogue, regional discussions and business clinics.
Primaniyarta Award is the greatest reward given by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia to the most successful Indonesian exporters and to them who can be the role model for the other Indonesian exporters. Primaniyarta Award has been granted since 1992, postponed in the period of 1998-2001 due to the economic crisis, and resumed in the year of 2002. The granting of this award is aimed to motivate the businesses to do more empowerment in order to increase the non oil and gas export. This award granting is also expected to boost the number of reliable and skillful exporters, which in turn can promote of the growth of non oil and gas exports. Primaniyarta Award given to national exporters are divided into 4 categories, namely: Extra Ordinary Performance, Global Brand Creator, Small and Medium Enterprises and Pioneer to the New Market. The award is open to all companies which have exported for at least five years and have demonstrated continuing growth. The evaluation team and the independent jury team were formed by The Minister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia’s Decree which were appointed by Minister of Trade to select exporters as the winners of Primaniyarta Export Award. The Primaniyarta Award jury consists of representatives of related government agencies, industrial and commercial communities, trade unions, academics, and journalists.
INDONESIAN TRADE PROMOTION CENTRE (ITPC)
ITPC’s programs and activities include information dissemination of market opportunities to Indonesian exporters and promotion of Indonesia’s potential export products to businesses in the accredited state of ITPC. Market intelligence is conducted to monitor local government policies and trends of the business climate and opportunities available and strategies or tips about competitors. Meanwhile, trade contacts (matchmaking) in orderto meet Indonesian exporters with overseas importers have also been implemented by ITPC.