Indonesia is one of the major producers of various agriculture products such as crude palm oil, cocoa, coffee, rubber, tea and pepper. Currently, around 65 million hectares of land is cultivated and there are additional 71 million hectares potential land that can be utilized for paddy fields, horticulture farms or plantations. The Indonesian government has allocated the state budget of Rp. 8.17 trillion ($817 million) and Rp. 8 trillion ($800 million) in 2009 and 2010 respectively for agricultural development in Indonesia. Ministry of Agriculture will focus the agricultural development on expanding cultivated land for major agriculture commodities and maintaining the self-sufficiency of food. This report covers an overview of the agricultural chemicals (fertilizers and pesticides) industry in Indonesia.
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