Saturday, February 4, 2023

LOBBY

Influential movement of who's doing what
Indonesia and North Korea have seen a continuously declining trend in bilateral trades although both countries had a blossoming diplomatic relations during the Cold War. During Indonesia’s First President Sukarno era, trade between the two countries had flourished and has been ongoing even until this day. […]
As the ASEAN 2023’s Chairman, Indonesia hopes to bring stability and prosperity in the region on various issues, including climate change, cyber security, digital economy and disruption of the regional supply chain. Therefore, the government must create a strong foundation of cooperation so that ASEAN can face all kinds of challenges in a responsive manner as a region. […]
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with the newly elect Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim at the Bogor Presidential Palace on January 9, 2023, to discuss on, among others, the palm oil industry in both countries and Indonesia’s migrant workers. […]
Indonesia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have maintained their fruitful relations. The 6 GCC countries – comprising of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – are looking to expand more on their digital cooperation with Indonesia. […]
Seventy two years of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and China, both countries have trade imbalance. In 2021, a report indicated the negative trade balance reached around US$ 3 billion. The imbalance was due to China’s exports which reached US$ 56 billion while it imported US$ 53 billion from Indonesia. […]
As the current biggest Korean boy band in the world, BTS has been proving its status by breaking barriers and records – in or outside music industry – around the world. “Bangtan economy” is a nickname for BTS as a credit for contributing to South Korea’s culture, economy, and industry due to their popularity. […]
The United Nations peacekeeping force was a unit established by the UN to prevent conflict, reduce violence and strengthen security. Many countries have contributed to the UN peacekeeping force by sending their troops. Indonesia is one of them. Indonesia is well known to have a strong commitment to bring peace and stability to post-conflict countries. […]
Indonesia has invited Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to invest in the new renewable energy sector in the country through the Indonesia-Nordic Energy Investment Day: Collaboration to Achieve Net Zero Emission Target. This is part of the Bali Compact G20 2022, where the host country sees that forging international partners is critical in the energy transition process, […]
Sweden and Indonesia have agreed on 10 points of cooperation during Sweden-Indonesia Sustainable Partnership (SISP) 2022. SISP is a partnership between Sweden and Indonesia for sustainability development to drive bilateral collaboration and business partnerships toward Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Companies also presented their products on sustainable and renewable energy during the event in Jakarta on December 5 and 6, […]
Indonesia and Sweden have committed to establish an agreement for Sustainable Development Goals and established the Agenda 2030 through the Sweden-Indonesia Sustainability Partnership 2022 (SISP). Both countries’ representatives signed the partnership in Jakarta on December 5, 2022. […]
German businesses attending the 17th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business (APK) in Singapore on November 13-14, 2022, have seen that decoupling from China is not the right way to deal with the country’s dependency to one particular country. […]
Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has been lobbying developed countries to rally support for sustainable infrastructure during the “Infrastructure Development Through Innovation and Collaborative Financing: Toward Greater Inclusivity and Productivity” event in Washington DC. […]
The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has aimed at strengthening Indonesian business with China. Kadin has also committed to build partnerships in order to increase cooperation and prosperity between businesspeople and the government of both countries. […]
The Israel-Asia Center is an Israeli not-for-profit organization dedicated to prepare Israel for a secure and prosperous future in Asia. It conducts leadership and public education programs, including a 12-week of Israel-Indonesia Futures Programs. Through the Israeli Start-Up Nation Central, the organization also giving grants to the alumni of the Israel-Asia Leaders Fellowship with ongoing engagement opportunities whose seeking funding for […]
Vasil Hamianin, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Indonesia, has invited Indonesian investors and business people to invest and assist in reconstructing the country following the war with Russia. Numerous public and private infrastructures were destroyed during the war, including factories, bridges, buildings, airports, and seaports. […]
In order progressively to replace its Iranian crude suppliers – permanently in conflict with the U.S. – the Indonesian oil company PERTAMINA decided to buy its crude from Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

The key person behind this strategic collaboration is no other than the nephew of Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa. […]

The cyber-threat intelligence market in South-East Asia and Indonesia is animated by several market players especially from Israel. As cyber-threats continue to accelerate, Indonesia is planning to improve its capacity of countering these attacks while increasing its collaboration with Israeli companies specialized on the issue. […]