President Jokowi Invites US CEOs to Boost Cooperation with Indonesia

By : Nata Kesuma | Tuesday, May 17 2022 - 13:00 IWST

President Jokowi attends the meeting between ASEAN leaders and American entrepreneurs at Intercontinental the Willard Hotel, Washington DC, Thursday (05/12). Photo by: Laily Rachev
President Jokowi attends the meeting between ASEAN leaders and American entrepreneurs at Intercontinental the Willard Hotel, Washington DC, Thursday (05/12). Photo by: Laily Rachev

INDUSTRY.co.id - President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has invited company CEOs in the United States to boost cooperation with ASEAN countries, particularly Indonesia.

“I hope CEOs of major American companies can develop concrete cooperation in the G20 and  with ASEAN, and particularly Indonesia,” the President said during a meeting between ASEAN leaders and American entrepreneurs at Intercontinental the Willard Hotel, Washington D.C., Thursday (05/12).

According to the President, Indonesia has the potentials in supply of industrial raw materials, provision of green energy, and digital economy.

“As one of the world’s largest nickel ore producing countries, Indonesia has been growing rapidly in the iron and steel industry. Indonesia is currently the second largest stainless steel producer in the world,” the President said.

The President added Indonesia also has a strong mining sector, including copper and bauxite for aluminum, which are the backbone of new and renewable energy industry for lithium batteries and electric cars.

The country is also rich in green energy potentials with a lot of hydro, solar and geothermal power plants, he added.

“We are committed to ensuring that production of essential goods will be sourced from environmentally friendly power plants. We are inviting American entrepreneurs to invest in Indonesia,” President Jokowi said.

The Head of State went on to say that Indonesia is also committed to developing digital economy that is fair and beneficial for all, adding that the country has 2,346 start-ups – the fifth country with the highest number of start-ups in the world.

“I look forward to the involvement of American businesses in developing digital infrastructure [in Indonesia], facilitating digital capacity-building, and supporting us in entering the global value chain through digitalization,” the President remarked.

 

News Comment

Today's Industry

GoFood, the Most Used Online Food Delivery Application. (Photo: Sindonews)

Selasa, 05 Juli 2022 - 11:56 WIB

JAKPAT Research: GoFood, the Most Used Online Food Delivery Application

Although GoFood is not the online food delivery app that gives promo and discount the most, GoFoodstill maintains its market leadership as the most used Online Food Delivery (OFD) application.…

NORD-DuoDrive.jpg: The innovative and patented DuoDrive geared motor reaches outstanding system efficiency Image: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 14:00 WIB

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at LogiMAT in Stuttgart From 31st May to 2nd June 2022 NORD will present innovative drive solutions for intralogistics

The specialist LogiMAT exhibition in Stuttgart offers as comprehensive overview of the intralogistics and process management market. As one of the market leaders for drive technology, NORD presents…

(Photo: © 2022 KRAIBURG TPE)

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 11:23 WIB

TPE unleashes benefits for pet accessories

The pet care market is rapidly expanding as pet ownership increases, as does spending on pet food, grooming tools, and accessories. Pet owners are significantly concerned about the prevalence…

Sergey Sedov, Founder and CEO of Robocash Group

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 16:15 WIB

Robocash Group reached 2 BN USD of disbursement and issued audited financial report of 2021

Robocash Group publishes the audited combined financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2021. The Group reached an all-time high 2 BN USD of issued financing and is expected to increase…

PT Sariguna Primatirta Tbk (Tanobel Group)

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 15:45 WIB

Demand Increases, CLEO Recorded IDR307.7 Billion Sales in Q1-2022

PT Sariguna Primatirta Tbk (Tanobel Group), a public company and manufacturer of Bottled Drinking Water (AMDK) with the IDX ticker code: CLEO: IJ, recorded a 30% increase in sales reaching IDR307.7…