HIPPI to organize Asian Business Confab

15 November, 2013 | Source: Antara News

The Indonesian Association of Indigenous Entrepreneurs (HIPPI) will organize an Asian Corporate Giant 2013 conference here on Nov. 18 to forge cooperation with their foreign counterparts.

“This conference will serve as a means to team up with foreign partners,”  HIPPI chairperson Suryani S. Motik said on Wednesday.

She noted that the representatives of more than 100 large Asian companies will attend the conference, which will be jointly organized with the Singapore-based DP Information Group.

“We know that Indonesia is currently one of the (main) investment destinations thanks to its huge market and abundant resources.  Therefore, the conference will be useful.  The event will not merely serve as a gathering but will assist business matching as well,” she remarked.

The conference will become an introductory meeting for Asian businessmen, and there will be follow-up meetings among the individual participants, she explained.

Randy Tedjokusumo, chairman of the event’s organizing committee, revealed that representatives of more than 100 companies from Singapore, the United States, China, Malaysia, South Korea, India, Bangladesh, Germany, and Hong Kong will attend the conference.

The domestic companies sending representatives to the conference include herbal medicine manufacturer Sido Muncul, state pharmaceutical companies such as Indofarma, and state-owned banks such as BNI.

DP Information Group Managing Director Chen Yew Nah said the meeting is also aimed at uniting the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, HPPI and the DP Information Group to encourage the public to start and develop their own businesses.

“The activity is also designed to make optimum use of market opportunities.  Many businesses cannot grow due to a lack of viable information,” he added.

 

Indonesia`s economic growth reached a five-year high of 5.17 percent in 2018, mostly fueled by household consumption, investment, and government spending, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS).
tate-owned train maker PT Industri Kereta Api (Inka) sent on Sunday 15 train cars to Bangladesh, a portion of 250 train cars to be exported to the country this year after the company exported 200 train cars to the country in 2006 and 2016.
US companies perceive Indonesia as a potential regional hub for conducting their business and trade, Indonesia`s Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated.
Indonesia has eyed export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Cambodia to meet the demand for power plants in the country, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said here on Wednesday.
Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen held bilateral talks at the Lotus Blanc Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia, on Wednesday morning, to discuss the development of cooperation between both nations.
Economic diplomacy has become one of the priorities of the Indonesian foreign policy by boosting the country′s economic and trade cooperation with African, Central, and South American countries, Foreign Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi stated.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu