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Global member - Indonesia


Indonesia is located at the region of South East Asia dan Pacific with the income category "lower middle income". It has a population with the amount: 225,630,065. GNI per capita (US$): 1,650.

Indonesia is Southeast Asia's largest economy. It has presented a high annual growth exceeding 6% in both 2007 and 2008. The expecting growth in 2009 is between 2% and 4.5%.

Indonesia has more than 237 million citizens, 50% of whom are under the age of 30.
The Indonesian GDP per person exceeds its Asian neighbours, such as the Philippines. Its GDP per person is three times than Vietnam. Indonesia is a group of democratic nations with significant regional autonomy. It is located on the world's major trade routes and has extensive natural resources.

It is a top‐ten market for U.S. agricultural products and within the top 30 overall markets for U.S. exports. Indonesia has ratified the Cape Town Treaty, which gives U.S. aircraft exporters access to financing through international protection and registration of financial interests.

Indonesia can be considered one of the richest countries on earth in terms of its biological diversity. The country is located between Asia and Australia, and comprises more than 17,000 islands that stretch 5,000 km from east to west. Because of its complex geographical make‐up and unique bio‐geographical position, Indonesia has enormous ecosystem diversity as well as a fascinating history and heritage.

In terms of human diversity, with more than 230 million inhabitants, the country ranks as the fourth most populous nation in the world and the third largest democracy. It is also the world's largest Islamic nation, where a constitutional freedom to practice other religions sees major groups of Christians, Buddhists, Hindus and other faiths existing side by side. There are approximately 336 distinct recognised cultures that share more than 250 spoken languages. The lingua franca, Bahasa Indonesia, was adopted only 77 years ago and is now widely used throughout this vast land, serving as a means of communication and as a unifying factor.

Indonesia is diverse and is among the most culturally rich countries on earth. Add to this its enormous mineral, marine and natural resources and it is evident that it ranks as a major economic force in the region.