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Indonesia-EFTA free trade deal

Indonesia has on 16 December signed a free trade deal with European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which Norway is a member of. The agreement will provide access for major export products to Indonesia, from fish and marine products, agricultural and food industry products such as cheese, chocolates and coffee, to industrial and technical products, according…

Finnish company to work on renewable energy projects in Indonesia

Finnish consulting and engineering company Poyry Plc announced on 3 December, that they have entered a three-year agreement with Indonesian Power. The assignment includes wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable hybrid plants together with diesel or gas engines, according to Poyry. “Poyry is delighted to be Indonesia Power’s partner in this important…

Haldor Topsoe opens office in Jakarta

Topsoe opens an office in Jakarta, Indonesia. The main reason is the expected growth in areas where Topsoe’s technologies, experience, and capabilities will be beneficial to the customers, which is mainly fertilizer and refining industries, explains the company. Michael Gruss has been assigned Chief Representative of the new Jakarta office in Kantor Taman E3.3, Unit…

Bilateral consultations between Sweden and Indonesia

Bilateral consultations were held between Sweden and Indonesia at the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 23 November. The goal was to share experiences and achievements of the Swedish United Nations Security Council membership. Many issues were discussed, amongst them human rights, peace keeping, gender and climate. According to the Embassy of Sweden in Jakarta,…

Marina Berg, Ambassador to Indonesia presented credentials

On 8 November Swedenäs ambassador-designate for Indonesia, Marina Berg, met President Joko Widodo for her credential at Istana Merdeka (Merdeka Palace). During the veranda talk with President Joko Widodo, Ambassador Marina Berg mentioned the importance of Paris Agreement implementation. Indonesia’s success in achieving its national climate pledges will be critical in keeping a global temperature…

Annual European Higher Education Fair held in Indonesia

European Higher Education Fair 2018 was held in Banduing on 8 November, Jakarta during 10-11 November and Yogya on 13 November. The Embassy of Finland in Jakarta team was delighted to see the great amount of interest and good questions about studying in Finland. The embassy also held a presentation about Finnish higher education. European…

Denmark and Indonesia cooperate to improve student skills

Indonesia is establishing a cooperation with Denmark to improve scientific and mathematical skills of Indonesian teachers and students. The cooperation was explored during the visit of the Danish Ambassador to Indonesia, Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen, at the Office of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Jakarta on 14 November, according to Netral News. “The opportunity…

Ericsson exports 5G equipment to Asian countries

Swedish Ericsson has started to export 5G-ready telecom equipment such as base stations and microwave gear to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. “The initial shipments consisting of Ericsson’s 5G-ready radio base stations and microwave equipment for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies have been delivered to Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand,” the company said during India Mobil Congress…