24 Jun '11, 12pm

Shanmugam's Indonesia visit fruitful

Shanmugam's Indonesia visit fruitful

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs K Shanmugam said he's encouraged by what he saw during his first official visit to Indonesia. Mr Shanmugam said Indonesia's economy is a success story which Singaporean businesses ought to look at. He was speaking to Singapore media during his introductory visit to Indonesia. Southeast Asia's largest economy grew more than six per cent last year and is expected to continue to post strong growth in the coming years. Singapore is the biggest foreign investor in Indonesia, that accounts for a quarter of the US$4.6 billion worth of foreign direct investment. "I reaffirmed Singapore's strong and deep commitment to Indonesia progressing. We want all of ASEAN to progress including ourselves," Mr Shanmugam said. "And we will encourage our private sector to come in and look at this country, which is growing quite strongly - one of...

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