Indonesia is one of the world’s top producers of coconuts. In 2020, it is estimated that Indonesia produced 2.81 million tons of coconut. Besides exporting its coconut raw material, the waste of coconut shell is made into charcoal briquettes and exported to many countries.
Due to its quality and environmentally friendly, Indonesian coconut shell charcoal are constantly in demand by the International market. As of 2020, Indonesian coconut shell charcoal briquettes have been exported to Turkey, Brazil, and several countries in Latin America. Requests from other countries such as Bosnia, Albania, Russia, France, and the United States have also been made.