Jakarta - The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia (KBRI) in Beijing is collaborating with the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) of Indonesia to support the acceleration of national economic recovery due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Together with the representatives of the Bank Indonesia office in Beijing and China Top 500 Foreign Trade Enterprises Club, BKPM together with the Indonesian Embassy in Beijing carried out the Indonesia-China business investment forum 2020. The business forum of ‘doing business with wonderful Indonesia’ was held for the first time at the Indonesian embassy in Beijing in the new normal era. More than 300 online and offline participants from entrepreneurs, business associations, turn officials from ministries and institutions related to Indonesia and China were following the agenda.
In line with Ambassador Djauhari, Secretary General of China Top 500 Huang Jun emphasize the importance of Indonesia for Chinese investors in his remarks. The Head of BKPM Bahlil Lahadalia as a key speaker, emphasized the full support for BKPM for the recovery of the national economy. He also invited PRC investors to collaborate with national intrapreneurs and MSME’s In Indonesia. He also explained that the outlook for the Indonesian economy is getting better amid the pandemic. In the presentation session, the Deputy of Investment Promotion at BKPM Ikmal Lukman explain the potential and the development of investment policies in Indonesia as well as the development of investment relations between Indonesia and China which continues to increase.
Head of the BI Representative Office in Beijing Arief Hartawan conveyed a program implemented by the Central Bank of Indonesia to accelerate and facilitate economic relations between Indonesia and China. Including through the bilateral currency swap agreement (BCSA) and Local Currency Settlement (LCS) Between the two countries to support trade and investment transactions that continue to increase.
The presentation session what's close with sharing the success story of investing in Indonesia by the representative from CFLD, who conveyed the profile of Indonesia’s largest economy in the ASEAN region, stable annual GDP growth, and a conducive investment Environment for foreign investors and unlimited business opportunities. The participants, both offline and online, were very enthusiastic about digging deeper into the discussion session guided by the General Chairman of INACHAM, Liky Sutikno.
The forum participants considered that Indonesia continues to be an important country for investment, in line with the synergy agreement between BRI and GMF. Based on the positive developments of RCEP and the Job Creation Law, the Business Forum is deemed timely to put forward the latest investment of the developments in Indonesia.