ipc  26/03/2013  769
The Food and Hotel Indonesia, the 12th International Hotel, Catering Equipment, Food and Drink Exhibition is scheduled to be held in Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia during 10th - 13th April 2013.

Indonesia is now the forth world's most populous country with almost 240 million people, the population is relatively young: half is aged between 15 and 44 and the economy is powered by high domestic consumption.

Upper and middle-income groups number around 35 million, and lead the way in consumption of international food and drink products. Mid-2009 saw Indonesia-s economic growth rate revised upwards by the Central Bureau of Statistics, to between 4-5 per cent. Growth of up to 6 per cent was achieved for 2010, while in longer term the national development planning board predicts growth of 9 per cent by 2014.Political stability and economic potential are two factors underpinning the current upbeat assessment of the country-s future. Indonesia has been also been commended by the IMF for the robust steps it has taken to successfully manage the impact of the global financial downturn.

The upcoming Exhibition organized by Pemerindo Indonesia will exhibits thousands of new products in the food and food products / drinks for the hotel and retail industry, which include the products from the spices and seasonings sector.

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