Sukanto Tanoto’s main business is a group of international resource-based companies with operations in Indonesia, China, Europe, Brazil, and Canada. Together, these companies form Royal Golden Eagle, the primary representative of Tanoto’s business interests.
Throughout the course of his business life, Tanoto has ventured into a variety of industries. One of his most successful ventures is the textile industry.
Tanoto’s primary players in textile production are Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) and Sateri. The latter is the current world leader in the production of viscose rayon, a highly sought after material for the production of commercial fabrics.