• Promote argentine exports of goods and services of high added value.
• Encourage the incorporation of a growing number of enterprises to foreign trade.
• Generate and disseminate information of commercial interest to companies, expanding and improving the collection of such information and seeking greater transparency in its dissemination to the export sector.
• Coordinate the actions of foreign trade policy between this representation and other public and private foreign trade partners to make better use of available human and financial resources.
• The prime objective of the Commercial Section is to assist the Argentine businessmen who want to enter the markets of Indonesia, Singapur and Timor Leste with their products, conduct market intelligence to identify niches that are accessible to Argentinian products and establishing business complementation agreements and bilateral trade in all fields.
In order to assist the Argentine businessmen in achieving the objectives, we use the following means:
1.1 .- Identification of business opportunities
A specific demand for an Argentine product, individualized in this market. The staff of the Commercial Section, conduct frequent searches of businessmen interested in purchasing export products supplied by our country, and also contact companies that are importing, from other places, Argentinian re-exported products. By locating the concerned businessman, he is made aware of the potential of our producers in terms of capacity to directly export the product. In contact with potential importers, you are encouraged to provide as much as possible the specifications regarding the product you require. Then our team brings to the attention of Argentine exporters these opportunities, to allow the contact to be performed by those best able to meet the needs of the Australian importer.
With this information the Argentine exporter can make its offer directly to the applicant and enter into negotiations with it.
The current commercial opportunities generated by this office are available on the website http://www.argentinatradenet.gov.ar/
1.2 .- Distribution of the exportable offer
Argentine firms often want an active role in foreign trade and do not expect that a business opportunity simply arises. In these cases, one of the means by which we can help is through the dissemination of the exportable product concerned. Unlike the business opportunities in which the importer demand for a commodity that can be exported from Argentina, in this case, the exporter actively offers its products to potential customers.
1.3 Market Profiles
They are summary reports that incorporate the most used elements from market research.
Sometimes, Argentine companies need to know the basic facts of the market for its products, such as: tariff paid by the Argentine product, total imports, main Chambers of Commerce, fairs, and a list of importers. The entire market profiles generated by this Consulate General can be viewed by Argentine companies, for free, through the portal http://www.argentinatradenet.gov.ar .
1.4 Preparation Business Travel
All Argentine entrepreneurs, either individually or in groups, who possess products marketable in Indonesia, Singapur and Timor Leste markets, can apply to be assisted by the Commercial Section in preparing his interview bookings. We suggest that any business trip is prepared with no less than 60 days. Defining a business trip with sufficient notice will allow better preparation, a broader dialogue with the trade office, and clarification of the trip goals and contacts with distributors, importers and agents.
You should prepare the necessary documents and catalogs, identify and contact the appropriate importers, and organize the agenda. In general we will try to make the organization of the agenda an interactive process with the Argentine company, as the entrepreneurs are the ones who are more aware of their potential and goals.
INDONESIA and SINGAPUR
Indonesia - Customs www.beacukai.go.id
Indonesia - Statistics www.bps.go.id
Indonesia - The National Agency of Drug & Food Control (BPOM) www.pom.go.id
Indonesia- Agricultural Quarantine Agency www.karantina.deptan.go.id
Indonesia- Directorate General of Livestock Service www.ditjennak.go.id
Indonesia Leading Organizers of Exhibition : PT Kristamedia www.kristamedia.com
Indonesia Leading Organizers of Exhibition : PT Napindo www.napindo.com
Indonesia Leading Organizers of Exhibition : PT Pamerindo www.pamerindo.com
Indonesia- Ministry of Trade www.depdag.go.id
Indonesia- Minsitry of Agriculture www.pertanian.go.id
Indonesia National Single Window www.eservice.insw.go.id
Indonesia- Product (Retail Food & Beverages, Drug) sell in Indonesia www.ceknie.pom.go.id
Report of Indonesia Agriculture Products by Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada www.agr.gc.ca/eng/industry-markets-and-trade/statistics-and-market-infor...
Singapore - Customs www.customs.gov.sg
Singapore - Ministry of Trade & Industry www.mti.gov.sg
Singapore - Statistics www.singstat.gov.sg
Singapore- Agri-food & veterinary Authority www.ava.gov.sg
Singapore Government Directory www.sgdi.gov.sg
Singapore Government Website www.gov.sg
USDA FAS (Report of Indonesia Agriculture Products by US Department of Agriculture) www.fas.usda.gov/regions/indonesia
World Trade Data (Export-Import Statistics) www.trademap.org
World Trade Expo Directory (Exhibitions, Conference and Trade Shows) www.eventseye.com
Article about Argentine Wine (Jakarta Post) www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/06/12/argentina-introduces-high-quality...
International Expos, Exporters: http://www.argentinatradenet.gov.ar / (spanish)
For Help and resources to the Argentinean exporter: http://www.exportar.org.ar/
Argentinean statistics: www.cei.gob.ar and http://www.indec.gov.ar
Taxes in Argentina: http://www.afip.gob.ar
Food and medicines regulations (ANMAT): http://www.anmat.gov.ar/principal.asp