Promotion of Indonesia’s economy keeps being enhanced in the United States of America. Indonesian Consulate General in Houston, Texas the USA cooperating with representative of Bank Indonesia New York and Indonesia Investment Promotion Center (IIPC) New York was successful to hold a seminar of Indonesia Economy Outlook. The seminar was attended by dozens of entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas, the United States of America on Wednesday (11/7). In the panel discussion, the Houston entrepreneurs understood on Indonesia’s economic development and also cooperation opportunity on trade and investment. The Indonesian Consulate General keeps encouraging bilateral cooperation in economic, social and cultural aspects in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. The Indonesian Consul General in Houston, Nana Yuliana stated that the Indonesian Consulate General is committed to supporting the cooperation and bilateral relations in the fields of economy, investment and trade.
Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi, Pakistan, Totok Prianamto received Head of Pakistan Edible Oil Refinery Association –PEORA, Abdul Rasheed Janmohammad at the Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi on Tuesday (10/7). On the occasion, the Indonesian Consulate General stated that Abdul Rasheed is expected to support the efforts of promotion of the Indonesian Consulate General through the implementation of Palm Oil Fair of Indonesia (POFI) which will be conducted for the first time on September 6, 2018. The event will invite stakeholders in the field of palm oil from public and private sectors of Indonesia, as well as the provincial government of Sindh. The Indonesian Consulate General also opened opportunity for private sides in palm oil sector. At the end of the meeting, the Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi and Abdul Rasheed Janmohammad are committed to promoting relations on economy, trade and investment between Indonesia and Pakistan.
Indonesian tea received certificate of “AVPA Gourmet Product 2018" award for category of Black Tea which is from product of PT. Bukitsari with “Bankitwangi" brand. The certificate was issued in “Teas of The World International Contest" which was held by Agence pour la Valorisation des Produits Agricoles or AVPA French, an organization in Paris which aims to assist increasing added value and to market agricultural products in national and international level. In the event which was held on July 10,2018 in Paris, the award was directly given by Philippe Juglar, President of AVPA, to Suryo Tutuko, delegation of PT Bukitsari, and witnessed by Indonesian Ambassador to France, Dr. Hotmangaradja Pandjaitan. “Teas of The World", as international event was the first contest, especially to give awards of the best product which was conducted by AVPA. The tea product which was contested is being shared based on 9 categories, namely Green tea, White tea, Oolong Clear, Darjeeling, Oolong Moyen, Oolong Oriental Beauty, Oolong Dark, Black Tea, and No other Category. From 113 tea products of 15 countries which were contested were only 53 teas which received awards, such as Indonesia, Japan, China, India, and Taiwan.