JK: Australia-Indonesia Trade Agreement has Mutual Beneficial

Jakarta, MINA – Indonesian Vice President, Jusuf Kalla (JK) appreciated the signing of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) trade agreement because it was expected to increase the investment of the two countries. With this agreement the export tariffs between the two countries were abolished and got benefits from the investment.

JK said the trade and investment between two countries would increasingly open. In addition, the two countries also could exchange technologies that had not previously been carried out. With this agreement Indonesia could learned from Australia about health services, ranging from education to training.

“Health care with Australian investors and running with partners and the Indonesian government to cultivate health facilities and services in Indonesia. This is a mutually beneficial partnership,” JK said during a speech Jakarta, Monday.

On the same occasion, this PMI Chairman wanted Australia to invest in Indonesia in the field of education, one of them is build a vocational school for health services learning of students in Indonesia.

“Indonesia needs better services that mark every service in health care, we have an insurance system that is very important to increase capacity and quality,” he explained.

“As Indonesia’s next big agenda is to improve human resources, to make us more competitive and ready to face the next century. So I want to see investment in the University and Vocational Training and Education in Indonesia,” he added. (T/Sj/R04)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)