Tilapia is one of the major Fresh Water Fish produce in Indonesia. In 2019, the production volume of Nile tilapia in Indonesia amounted to approximately 1.33 million MT. Nile tilapia is an attractive option for local fish farmers because they are easy to farm and grow fast. The leading Nile tilapia production areas in Indonesia are in West Java and North Sumatra.
Indonesia exported Tilapia in the form of Fresh Tilapia (HS 03027100), Frozen Whole Tilapia (HS 03032300), Fresh Tilapia Fillet (HS 03043100), and Frozen Tilapia Fillet (HS 03046100)In 2020, Indonesia exported 12.29 Thousand MT of Tilapia valued at USD 78.44 million. Traditional Market Country for Indonesian Tilapia are USA (51.29%), Canada (14.63%), and Taiwan (11.73%).