With 237 million inhabitants, Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country. Despite recent global economic crises, Indonesia has witnessed steady economic growth in recent years. The country rose to lower middle income status in 2009 and has experienced a gradual reduction in overall poverty, from 17 percent in 2004 to 13 percent in early 2010 (IFAD 2012). Indonesia’s economic growth is expected to reach 6 percent in 2012 and 6.4 percent in 2013. The country’s gross national income per capita has steadily risen from $2,200 in the year 2000 to $3,720 in 2009.

Agricultural Production
Agricultural Production2011201220132014
Rice Production
FAO 2013
65,756,904 MT69,056,128 MT71,279,712 MT70,846,465 MT
Maize Production
FAO 2012
17,643,250 MT19,387,022 MT18,511,853 MT19,008,426 MT
Soybean Production
FAO 2013
851,286 MT843,153 MT779,992 MT953,956 MT
Agricultural Exports
Agricultural Exports2010201120122013
Rice Exports
FAO 2013
345.00 MT803.00 MT825.00 MT1,269 MT
Wheat Exports
FAO 2012
28,501 MT0.00 MT44.00 MT0.00 MT
Maize Exports
FAO 2013
41,954 MT12,717 MT34,899 MT7,932 MT
Soybean Exports
FAO 2012
385.00 MT547.00 MT2,323 MT1,030 MT
Agricultural Imports
Agricultural Imports2010201120122013
Rice Imports
FAO 2013
685,768 MT2,745,281 MT1,802,050 MT472,239 MT
Wheat Imports
FAO 2012
28,501 MT0.00 MT44.00 MT0.00 MT
Maize Imports
FAO 2010
1,527,516 MT3,207,657 MT1,692,995 MT3,191,045 MT
Soybean Imports
FAO 2013
1,740,505 MT2,088,616 MT1,921,207 MT1,785,385 MT