Ministry of Trade plans Good Design Indonesia 2020

04 December, 2019 | Source: Antara News

The Ministry of Trade through the Directorate General of National Export Development (PEN) will hold the 4th Good Design Indonesia, an award for best design product, in 2020. The competition becomes the real support of the Ministry of Trade in motivating and encouraging businesses to develop design-oriented Indonesian products in the global market.

"Through Good Design Indonesia, we can introduce domestic products that have added value through the development of designs, while at the same time encouraging the performance of Indonesia′s non-oil exports to the world market," Director General of National Export Development Dody Edward said in a statement here Tuesday.

The registration will be open from January 2 to March 31, 2020. This event is open to all businesses and designers, Edward explained.

To participate in the competition, products must be manufactured and marketed in Indonesia and designed by Indonesian designers.

Entrepreneurs and designers interested in participating can register their products through the site http://iddc.kemendag.go.id/gdi/.

Edward revealed 18 product categories that were selected for the Good Design Indonesia 2020, namely accessories and personal items; children and stationery; comfort and hobbies; kitchen utensils and daily necessities; home furniture and household goods; household appliances; and information and communication technology equipment.

Besides, home supplies; mobility; equipment and facilities for manufacturing and medical treatment; equipment and facilities for shops, offices and public spaces; private housing, small apartments; housing (housing complex) medium to large, and construction for industrial, commercial and public facilities. Then, media, contents, and packaging; systems and services; business models and methods; projects and activities.

The Good Design Indonesia 2020 will focus on the value of sustainable lifestyles that look at products from the perspective of users, industry, social, and the masses, according to Dody. The participants are expected to package their products with stories that are filled with ideas and concepts about the creation of a product.

Indonesian business people and designers were eagerly looking forward to the event, Dody asserted.

The winners will receive several benefits, including product publicity, appearing in national and international product exhibitions, recognition for wearing the Good Design Indonesia logo, as well as the opportunity to take part in the G-Mark event.

Also, the Ministry of Trade will facilitate the winners to be included in business forums or exploring foreign trade agreements, as well as being displayed on the permanent trade display of the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC).

 

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