10 Feb '18, 12am

"China keen to work with Indonesia on BRI - The Straits Times"

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said his country wants to work closely with Indonesia to better link its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to the South-east Asian nation's development strategy. At his meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in Beijing yesterday, Mr Li also said China wants to work with Indonesia and other Asean members to take its relationship with the grouping to a new level and contribute to the peace, stability, development and prosperity of the region. Ms Retno, for her part, said China remained an important partner of Indonesia and that economic cooperation was beneficial to both sides. Mr Li was quoted by Xinhua news agency as saying: "The economies of the two countries are highly complementary and the potential for economic and trade cooperation is huge." He added that China attaches great importance to developing ties with Indonesia. It ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/china-keen-to-...

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