Tuesday, 23 January 2018 06:25

Indonesia Sends Trade Mission to South Asia

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Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita kicked off the trade mission on Monday (22/1) to two South Asia countries, India and Pakistan taking with him 61 businesspeople to explore the cooperation with their counterparts in the two countries. He said the trade mission would start from India and then to Pakistan to follow the schedule of Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who was conducting his visits to the two countries. In the visit to India, which started on Monday, Enggartiasto took 37 businesspeople from 30 companies, including members of the Indonesia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), according to the Indonesian Trade Ministry in a statement on Monday. Meanwhile, the delegation to Pakistan consists of 24 businesspeople from 23 companies, which produce electronic products, agriculture products, ties, textiles, palm oil and its derivative products as well as services, according to the statement. While in India, the minister said, he would raise the issue of the ASEAN-India Business and Investment Meet and Expo in an effort to complete the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as a follow-up of an ASEAN economic meeting in Singapore recently////JP


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