- Dec 09, 2020
- Business Update
Indonesian Ambassador to China Joins JD for a Livestream Show
by Rachel Liu
Indonesian Ambassador to China Djauhari Oratmangun joined JD for a livestream show on December 9th during his visit to JD’s Beijing headquarters， introducing popular Indonesian products and local culture to JD customers, and expressing his support to the development of JD.ID, JD’s ecommerce joint-venture in Indonesia.
Together with Christine Wong, VP of International Affairs at JD International Business, and Yong Du, head of R&D at JD.ID, Ambassador Oratmangun introduced products including coffee, snacks and latex pillows from the country, all of which are available on JD.ID’s flagship store on JD. Hair product brand Miranda, which was mentioned during the livestream, saw its sales jump over 35 times during the past Singles Day Grand Promotion compared with that of June 1. Latex pillow brand Dunlopillo’s sales on November 1 grew over 33 times compared with average daily sales in October.
Left to right: Yong Du, head of R&D at JD.ID; Indonesian Ambassador to China Djauhari Oratmangun; Christine Wong, VP of International Affairs at JD International Business
JD aims to become the bridge between the culture and products of Indonesia and China. The flagship store that JD.ID runs on JD.com now has twelve Indonesian brands, covering food, health, personal care and cosmetics categories, including the above mentioned brand Miranda, Dunlopillo, and others including ELLIPS, Luwak White Koffie, Heavenly Blush, Dewi Sri Spa, Rudy Hadisuwarno Cometics, Poal Coffee, Sari Ayu, L-men and NEO D’PILLO.
Sandy Permadi, CFO of JD.ID, also joined the livestreaming and introduced JD.ID’s business to Ambassador Oratmangun and the audience, including its logistics infrastructures, brand mission “DijaminOri” (”authentic products”) , and JD.ID’s unmanned store X-Mart in Jakarta. He also mentioned that JD.ID will work with more local brands in the future to bring high-quality products to customers.
Indonesia is the largest online retail market in SEA. In 2019, GMV generated from online retail in 2019 was $20.9 billion, accounting for 54.71% in SEA. It’s estimated that as of the end of 2020, ecommerce transaction in Indonesia will be twice as much as in 2019.
JD.ID, now a leading ecommerce platform in Indonesia, was launched in 2015, aiming to provide the best shopping experience to local customers. In its latest promotion campaign called HARJOYNAS that lasted from November 9th to 11th, sales of the platform saw sales increase by 1300% YOY. JD.ID’s eleven warehouses are now able to cover 400 cities in the country. 85% of orders can be delivered within one day, which is an unprecedented speed in the country.