Indonesia-Visegrad Business Forum Expected to Increase Trade Cooperation

Indonesia-Visegrad Business Forum Expected to Increase Trade Cooperation (photo: Sajadi/MINA)

Jakarta, MINA – Indonesian Business Forum with countries members of Visegrad Group namely, Czech, Hungary, Poland, and Slowakia are expected to increase trade cooperation.

Through the forum that was first held, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs encouraged Indonesian business people to increase interaction with business people from the Visegrad Group (V4) countries.

It was said by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, A. Muhammad Fachir in his remarks at the opening of “Indonesia-Visegrad Group Business Forum 2019 in Serpong, Banten on Thursday, October 17.

The business forum event brought together around 55 Indonesian companies with 48 companies from the Visegrad Group countries.

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He stressed the strong partnership relationship between Indonesian business people and V4 will further strengthen Indonesia in the region that is considered strategic as a trading hub that connects Western Europe, Central Europe, and Eastern Europe.

Fachir also underlined what gives optimism regarding export-import trade between Indonesia and V4 countries, which has cumulatively increased over the past five years with a penetrated trade volume of US $1 billion (2018).

The Business Forum that was held in the middle of the 2019 Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) also expected to maintain trade cooperation. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)