Marco Polo was apparently the first European to visit Indonesia in 1292!
Balinese Temple, Indonesia
Indonesia grows rice, tapioca, peanuts and rubber; they also rear poultry.
Its industry includes petroleum, natural gas, apparel, textiles, mining, footwear, chemical fertilisers and cement.
The main exports consist of oil, gas, plywood, electrical appliances, textiles and rubber.
The world’s most expensive coffee is exported by Indonesia. Kopi Luwak are coffee beans that have been partly ingested by the Asian Palm Civet before being defecated and sold on for around £200 per 100 grams!
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