Indonesia interested in cooperation with Kazakhstan in transport and energy
Aug. 21. Trend
By E. Kosolapova
Kazakh Economy and Budget Planning Minister Erbolat Dosaev and his Indonesian counterpart Muhammad Hatta Rajasa discussed economic cooperation between two countries in Jakarta, Kazakh Ministry reported.
Within the meeting Indonesian economy minister said his country is interested in cooperation with Kazakhstan in transport, logistics, trade, investment, agriculture, oil and gas, and tourism.
Dosaev in turn said that Indonesia occupied an important place in the Asian direction of Kazakhstan’s foreign policy.
“The potential for mutually beneficial cooperation is great,” Dosaev said.
According to Erbolat Dosaev, the trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Indonesian almost tripled in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012 and hit $150.5 million.
The volume of mutual trade between Kazakhstan and Indonesia was $23.828 million in 2010. In 2011 its level reached $35.1 million and in 2012 – $57.3 million.
Within the visit of Kazakh delegation to Indonesia a meeting of Kazakh-Indonesian intergovernmental commission on economy cooperation took place in Jakarta.