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Overview of the Construction and Mining Industry in Indonesia and How to Buy Equipment

Flag of Indonesia


Indonesia is a Southeast Asian country situated between the Indian and the Pacific Ocean. The country is geographically scattered over seventeen thousand islands.

  • Indonesia has a population of 270.6 million.
  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Official language: Indonesian
  • Total Area: 1.905 million km2
  • Currency: Rupiah (Rp)


Economic Statistics of Indonesia

Indonesia is the 15th largest worldwide and the largest Southeast Asian economy with a Gross Domestic Product of 1.1119 trillion USD (2019).

Economic Sector Divide

Here are GDP shares by sector in the Indonesian economy as of 2019:

  • Agriculture: 2.72%
  • Industry: 38.95%
  • Services: 44.23%

Trade Statistics

The main import-export partners of Indonesia are:

Major Import Partners

  • China: 24.13%
  • The United States 5.41%
  • Singapore 11.36%.
  • Japan: 9.53%
  • Thailand: 3.4%

Main Export Partners

  • China: 15.05%
  • Japan: 10.81%
  • The United States: 10.25%
  • India: 7.62%
  • Singapore: 7.21%

Industries of Indonesia

Mining Industry of Indonesia

Indonesia is a major player in the global mining market. Its mining industry has a significant impact on the economy. It doesn’t just advocate for the export sector but also plays a considerable role in the economic development of remote regions. In 2018, the mining industry contributed 4.8% to the total GDP of Indonesia.

The country is a major producer of coal, copper, tin, gold, bauxite, and nickle. In fact, the 2nd largest coal producer back in 2015. With that said, the mining industry’s impact in Indonesia is undeniable. And to help you make the most out of it, Camamach has stocked the best mining equipment that’s available at reasonable rates.

Construction Industry of Indonesia

The construction industry is the third-largest contributor to the Indonesian economy. It covers a share of 11.1% of the total GDP – adding $117 million (2018). With many undergoing residential and non-residential projects, it is also the second most productive construction market in Asia. Out of all the projects, 65% are committed to infrastructural development, and 35% are committed to building construction.

Seaports and Trading Hubs of Indonesia

Indonesia is only accessible via air and sea. The top seaports for international trade are:

  • Port of Tanjung Priok
  • Port of Cirebon
  • Port of Merak
  • Port of Tanjung Perak
  • Port of Patimban


Port of Indonesia

For importing the equipment, Camamach uses Tanjung Priok port which handles two-thirds of Indonesia’s trade.

What heavy machinery or equipment does Indonesia Import?

Mining and construction industries contribute a significant sum to the economy. Some of the related equipment imported in Indonesia includes Heavy Duty Trucks, Concrete Batching Plants, Grinding Equipment, Truck Mounted Crane, etc.

What regulations are there on importing equipment to Indonesia?

Here’s what you’ll need for importing equipment in Indonesia:


Both individuals and companies need to register with Indonesia’s trade department and get customs and personal identification numbers.

Required Documents

Here are the mandatory documents for importing in o the country:

  1. Manufacturer or supplier signed Commercial invoice.
  2. Bill of landing
  3. Customs import declaration
  4. Insurance Certificate
  5. Packing List

Taxation and Duty

Imported equipment is subjected to duties that can range within 0-170%.You can get complete details on the customs regulations through the official government website.

Why should Indonesia import equipment?

  • Availability: The local Indonesian industry has limited capacity, and some clients require equipment promptly. There is no such issue with international vendors.
  • Expensive Equipment: Given the domestic competition and high production costs, equipment is relatively cheaper in international markets.
  • Equipment Quality: When making a delivery, foreign vendors weigh all factors and include a variety of other benefits that consumers expect in the long run.

Where Can I Buy Equipment for Indonesia?

Camamach has been a regular exporter of equipment and machinery to Indonesia. Feel free to contact us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +86-131-2037-9271 for a FREE quotation. We also ship worldwide; for other countries, check out our experience here.