Asia > South-Eastern Asia > Indonesia > France interested in investing in West Java Indonesia

Indonesia: France interested in investing in West Java Indonesia

2014/04/25

French Ambassador to Indonesia Corinne Breuze met with West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan in Bandung on Wednesday to discuss government-to-government partnerships in a number of sectors.

Governor Ahmad said the ambassador presented several proposals, such as for railway and monorail projects.

“She is as well interested in a geothermal project," Ahmad told the press next the bilateral conference at the Gedung Sate building, as quoted by kompas.com.

“We really support partnerships with France and are ready [to carry out the projects]."

He, however, said that the two parties had from presently on to discuss details of projects, such as commencement dates.

He said they would discuss the matter further at separate meetings in the near next to decide the focus of the partnerships and the projects.

Related Articles
  • Indonesia and Timor Leste agreed to boost ties, border talks

    2016/01/28 Indonesia and Timor Leste agreed to enhance what they both called by instantly-strong bilateral ties on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s initial national visit to Dili, and as well reiterated a commitment to speeding up land and maritime border resolutions. Jokowi was in Dili on Tuesday, his initial trip abroad this year, and met with Timor Leste Prime Minister Rui Maria de Araujo and President Taur Matan Ruak.
  • India names top diplomat as its new envoy to RI

    2016/01/28 India, the second-most populous country in the world, appointed Nengcha Lhouvum Mukhopadhayay, one of its top diplomats, its new ambassador to Indonesia, the Indian Embassy announced in Jakarta on Wednesday. “Our new ambassador will arrive in Jakarta on Thursday. Ambassador-designate Ms. Nengcha Lhouvum will any minute at this time submit her letter of credentials to President Joko Widodo,” Indian Embassy’s Charge d’ Affaires Manish told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday.
  • Rupiah, JCI slide at Monday’s opening

    2016/01/11 The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) slid 30.8 points to 4,515.5 at Monday’s opening and declined a further 63 points, or 1.4 %, to 4,482.86 by 10:30 a.m. Meanwhile, the rupiah tumbled in the spot market to Rp 13,926 per US dollar. Market analyst at Bank Mandiri Rully Arya Wisnubroto predicted that the strengthening greenback on Monday would apply pressure to the market, as speculation rose about good economic indicators any minute at this time to be released in the US.
  • Global growth will be disappointing in 2016: IMF's Lagarde

    2016/01/02 World economic increase will be disappointing next year and the outlook for the medium-term has as well deteriorated, the chief of the International Monetary Fund said in a guest article for German newspaper Handelsblatt published on Wednesday. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the prospect of rising interest rates in the United States and an economic slowdown in China were contributing to uncertainty and a higher risk of economic vulnerability worldwide. Added to that, increase in world trade has slowed considerably and a decline in raw material prices is posing problems for economies based on these, while the financial sector in a lot of nations still has weaknesses and financial risks are rising in emerging markets, she said.
  • Deciphering mixed signals on foreign investment in Indonesia

    2015/12/27 Plans by a Chinese-led private investment group to pour $5bn into a new West Java industrial park signal that the Indonesian government’s efforts to attract additional foreign direct investment (FDI) may be yielding the desired results. In late October China Minsheng Investment (CMI) confirmed plans to construct the CMI Indonesia Industrial Park as part of Beijing’s One Belt, One Road strategy aimed at boosting connectivity and commerce between Asia and Europe. “We welcome this project as it fits well with the Indonesian government’s aim to develop additional manufacturing industries and generate additional jobs,” Suryo Bambang Sulisto, a member of CMI’s World Advisory Council and chairman of the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told media in late October. The announcement came on the heels of a recent investment promotion campaign, with Indonesia launching several FDI-related reforms aimed at sparking wider interest in a series of upcoming infrastructure mega-projects.