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VP: Japanese Companies Very Interested in RI Investments

From The Jakarta Post
March 13, 2015

On Friday, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said that Japanese companies were very interested in investing in Indonesia, particularly with the weakening rupiah.

Kalla met with a number of Japanese business leaders such as Inpex Corporation chairman Naoki Kuroda, Tokyo Gas president/representative director Michiaki Hirose and Mitsui executive vice president Shintaro Ambe. The vice president was accompanied by Industry Minister Saleh Husin, Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) chief Franky Sibarani and Vice Presidential Expert Team chief Sofjan Wanandi.

Investments on infrastructure and exploration are mainly outside Java, while manufacturing is on Java, he added. Previously on Monday, Japanese Ambassador to Jakarta Yasuaki Tanizaki said his country was optimistic about increasing investment in a number of sectors, saying that a number of Japanese companies viewed Indonesia as a the most interesting market.

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