To promote Indonesian pearls, a series of integrated activities have been organized, among others, promotional exhibition both within the country and overseas, pearl auctions and trade fairs.
The Indonesian Government through the Ministry of trade encourage and support pearl businessmen to actively participate in international trade fairs in jewelry so as to penetrate the world market.
On top of those, the Indonesian Government has also established the Pearl Auction.
This annual event is organized jointly by the Government through the Ministry of Fishery and Marine Affairs in coordination with Asbumi (Indonesian Pearl Culture Association).
At production stage, the Indonesian Government through the Ministry of Fishery and Marine Affairs supports the pearling industries through research and development activities with regards to breeding of high quality oysters and improvement in pearling activities.
The Government also provides high quality feeds for spats to pearl farming business, on top of providing technical training on grafting and farming management.
As the guidelines for the activities to develop the pearling industries, the Government promulgated the Presidential Act No.32/1990 on The Management of Pearl Cultivation Areas which regulates spatial arrangements that specify boundaries to ensure the environmental conditions that are conducive for pearling industries.
Law no. 24/1992 on Spatial Management of Land Use specifies areas allocated for different purposes that includes areas for pearling activities.
The Government facilitated the establishment of Asbumi (Indonesian Pearl Culture Association) as the intermediary with the pearling business.
As an independent entity, the organization’s overall objective is to collectively improve the quality of Indonesian pearls in order to have a strengthened position in the world market.