Jakarta, IO – Fajar Anwar, a student from Tanjung Jabung Barat regency, Jambi, exported 19 tons of betel nut to Bangladesh thanks to his hard work and full support from various parties, especially the Customs and Excise Agency.
“As a concrete effort to increase regional exports, Jambi Customs and Excise continues to carry out coordination with relevant parties to help micro, small and mid-sized enterprises in marketing their superior products to international market,” said Fajar, reported Antara, Friday (19/5).
Fajar said he received the information and assistance from Jambi Customs Export Clinic program. This allowed Fajar’s firm PT Agro Future Indonesia to export betel nut to Bangladesh for the first time. Fajar said the experience proved that export is not that complicated and anyone can do it.
Meanwhile, Jambi Customs and Excise Agency head Wijang Abdillah said the maiden export by PT Agro Future Indonesia was the fruit of synergy between different agencies and institutions that continued to work hand in hand in supporting and encouraging MSMEs in Jambi to become globally competitive so that they can market their products to the international market.
He hopes that the success of PT Agro Future Indonesia can inspire othets to follow suit in order to spur the local economy as there are many potential products that can be exported. (rr)