This study identifies potential business partners and investment opportunities for the IFC to consider in future development of the horticulture sector. The report details consumer, distribution and retails trends, horticultural production, exports and imports, processed horticultural products and investment trends and constraints. The report also profiles East Java, South Sulawesi, North Sumatra, Lampung and Bali encompassing regional investment, and constraints and opportunities for future development. Methodology involved a literature review, collation and analysis of secondary information from a range of horticulture networks, and 20 interviews with key supply chain stakeholders such as fresh produce suppliers, importers, retailers, processors, government and foreign embassies. Regional analysis and profiling involved 31 regional visits and interviews. The author identifies opportunities for development of Indonesian horticulture in four key areas: value added produce for high value markets; plantation farming; farmer trader retailer partnerships with associated investment in facilities and support in the areas of technical information, finance access and market intelligence; linking investors to take advantage of Indonesia's investment appeal. The report also outlines Government regulations impacting on export, import and investment.
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