“The Indonesian government is keen on strengthening bilateral trade partnership with
UAE. We want to have a mutually-beneficial partnership,” Trade Ministry's National Export Development Director-General Dody Edward said here on Monday evening local time.
Dody said the two countries should immediately enhance their trad relations. He claimed that the global economy is currently suffering from widespread protectionst measures.
“I really appreciate this business reception. It is held to strengthen our economic partnership
with UAE,” he said
In the reception, he invited the UAE businesspeople to attend Indonesia Trade Expo
which will be held in Jakarta in mid-October. Last year, the biggest business
exhibition in South East Asia was attended by 28,000 foreign visitors, 55 of whom from
“You will be able to find suppliers of good quality goods and services and
potential partners to invest together,” said Doddy.
Meanwhile, the head of Creative Economy Agency, Triawan Munaf, said that Indonesia
has a massive population of 266 million people with stable democracy. He also
predicted that Indonesia will be the seventh biggest economy in 2030 and even fourth in 2050. (Akhmad Mustain ) (Translator: Muhammad Gestinev)