Cotton Imports into Indonesia 2019 – Indonesia Import Data of Cotton

09 October 2020
Indonesia Import Data

Indonesia’s cotton imports valued USD 1,974 million in 2019, a down from 2018’s USD 2,396 million. Indonesia was the world’s 5th largest import country of cotton, which shared 4% value to global cotton imports in 2019. According to Indonesia import data of cotton, Indonesia imported around 650 thousand bales of raw cotton in last year. Indonesia imported cotton the most from China, which shared 26.2% value to total imports. Check Indonesia import statistics of cotton and analyze Indonesian cotton import market.


How much Cotton Indonesia Imported from 2010 to 2019?


As per Indonesia shipment data of cotton available from 2010 to 2019, the highest value of cotton imports recorded in 2011 and the lowest value recorded in 2019. Below given chart and table shows dollar amount of cotton imports into Indonesia in the last 10 years.


Year

Value USD Million

2010

2,232

2011

3,169

2012

2,513

2013

2,554

2014

2,499

2015

2,124

2016

2,069

2017

2,261

2018

2,396

2019

1,974

 


Indonesia’s growth in value of cotton imports recorded in last 10 years as follows – 42% (2010-2011), -21% (2011-2012), 2% (2012-2013), -2% (2013-2014), -15% (2014-2015), -1% (2015-2016), 8% (2016-2017), 6% (2017-2018) and -18% (2018-2019).


Which Countries Exported Cotton to Indonesia in 2019?


As per Indonesia trade statistics of cotton, Indonesia’s top 10 import partners of cotton in 2019 accounted 88.4% to overall value of shipments. In terms value, Indonesia imported cotton the most from China (USD 516 million), United States (USD 437 million), Brazil (USD 363 million), Hong Kong (USD 94 million), Australia (USD 76 million), India (USD 69 million), Greece (USD 62 million), South Korea (USD 51 million), Vietnam (USD 41 million) and Argentina (USD 30 million). Below given chart and table shows percentage share of these countries recorded in 2019.


Country

Value USD %

China

26.2

United States

22.2

Brazil

18.4

Hong Kong

4.8

Australia

3.9

India

3.5

Greece

3.2

South Korea

2.6

Vietnam

2.1

Argentina

1.5

 


Cotton is a natural plant fiber which grows around the seed of the cotton plant. Fibers are used in the textile industry, where they are the starting point of the production chain. First, the cotton fiber is obtained from the cotton plant and then spun into yarn. From there, the cotton yarn is woven or knitted into fabric. Indonesia was 5th largest import country of cotton in 2019. Get Indonesia import data of cotton with shipping details right here.

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