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Jakarta prepares for Indonesia’s most influential sugar show

The low production of sugar which cannot meet the large demand of sugar consumption in Indonesia caused by inefficient processes initiates the INAGRITECH 2017 to present its premier sub-event named SugarMach Indonesia 2017. SugarMach Indonesia 2017 is the premier show focusing on sugar machinery, innovation, and technology. This show gains a strong support from the Indonesian Sugar Association (AGI) and Indonesian Sugar Professional Association (IKAGI) as SugarMach Indonesia 2017 is held in an attempt to push Indonesia’s infrastructure development in sugar industry as well as supporting the country’s effort to achieve sugar self-sufficiency. For the success of the event, AGI-IKAGI will also hold the National Sugar Summit 2017 along with SugarMach Indonesia 2017.

National Sugar Summit 2017 will be attended by thousand of professionals from all Indonesia Sugar Industries and government to discuss technology, policy, challenge and strategies how to make Indonesia Sugar Industry to become more competitive in global. Most of the attendee should be decision makers, the board of director, owner, government and professional in the ugar business.

The resounding big success of INAGRITECH 2016 Jakarta held along with INAGRICHEM 2016 and INAPALM ASIA 2016 attracted 216 companies from 14 countries and 8,920 trade attendees from over 12 countries, has further proved the event as the ASEAN’s most leading trade show for agricultural machinery & equipment, agrochemical, palm oil processing machinery and the other agricultural supporting industries. The expo has expressed a proven opportunity to boost sales and gain exposure as well as meeting with key decision makers and potential buyers. Around 95 per cent of exhibitors also expressed a proven opportunity to boost sales and gain exposure as well as meeting with key decision makers and potential buyers from both domestic and international.

SugarMach Indonesia 2017 is an ideal platform for sugar industry players to explore their business, to network with both local and global communities, and to unveil their latest products of technology. Indonesia’s sugar self-sufficiency effort provides an opportune time for investors to participate in the sector as well as take advantage of various incentives on offer. The bright prospects for investment in the national sugar industry are evident from the growing interests of the private sector to invest in the sector.

SugarMach Indonesia 2017 taking place on 23 – 25 August 2017 at JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta – Indonesia will co-locate with INAGRITECH 2017, INAGRICHEM 2017 and INAPALM ASIA 2017. It will definitely be one of the Indonesia’s most prospective one-stop exhibitions for sugar industry players. The scale of exhibition area will be expanded up to twice as large as last year’s and will attract more than 500 exhibiting companies.

According to the Indonesia Ministry of Trade, Indonesian sugar consumption within the consumer retail segment is 3 mn tonnes per year, while national sugar production is only about 2.5 to 2.7 million tonnes per year resulting in a shortfall of 300-500,000 tonnes of sugar. Therefore, the new government is committed to building 10 new sugar mills between 2015 and 2020 with Rp42.5 trillion of investment. Each mill is hoped to be able to process 30,000 tons of sugarcane per day. To achieve the goal, Indonesia’s sugar mill must upgrade and use the modern technology and machinery for its sugar production.

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