Infrastructure projects profiles including 35 GW Power plant, toll road, airport, Water treatment, solid waste, renewable energy, etc

Government Sea Toll program covering ship building and upgrading 24 existing port across Indonesia

Encompassing the Import substitution industries (chemical, pharmaceutical industry, iron & steel industry), value added industries (downstream mining processing industry and agriculture products) and export oriented industries (textile products)

Profile of 10 Priority tourism destinations and Special Economic Zones

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Japan’s Koito adding capacity at Indonesia auto lamp factory

TOKYO — Koito Manufacturing, a leading maker of automotive lighting, plans to boost production capacity at a plant in Indonesia by 50%. In operation since 2011, the Indonesia plant is now stretched to capacity, making 1 million headlights and 300,000 rear lights a year, mostly for autos. To keep up with the aggressive production plans…

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Mitsubishi Motors plots Southeast Asian expansion

Automaker to beef up sales operations in key growth market MANILA — Mitsubishi Motors plans to broaden its dealership network by 20% and double its maintenance staff across the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand by 2020, aiming to hone its edge in a region with bright growth prospects. Dealerships in the Philippines will increase from 48…

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Honda muscles into No. 2 spot among automakers in Indonesia

Leading Japanese brands’ domination hits 73% market share JAKARTA — Japanese car maker Honda Motor jumped to the No. 2 position in Indonesia’s auto sales last year, shouldering out Daihatsu Motor, which had been the runner-up for seven years in a row. Honda sold 199,000 units throughout 2016, slightly more than half of the sales…

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Japan’s JTB to buy into Indonesia’s top travel agency

Partnership aims to tap fast-growing market for Japanese tourism TOKYO — JTB announced Tuesday a capital and business tie-up with Indonesia’s biggest travel agency, seeking to make inroads into a promising market as well as further its global ambitions. The Japanese travel company will spend several billion yen for a 40% stake in Panorama Tours…

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Mitsui aims for a slice of Southeast Asia’s retail market

Japanese trading house counts on information, communications technology SINGAPORE — Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. looks to tap into Southeast Asia’s booming retail market using information and communications technology, President and CEO Tatsuo Yasunaga told the Nikkei Asian Review in a recent interview here. Yasunaga wants to explore new tools for information and communications technology, or ICT, in…

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Nisshin Oillio to begin chocolate production in Indonesia

Japanese company targets sweet tooth of country’s rising middle class TOKYO — Indonesia’s growing middle class and its fondness for Western food has prompted Japanese food company Nisshin Oillio Group to start producing chocolate in the country. Daito Cacao, a unit of Nisshin Oillio, embarked on a joint venture in February with Salim Ivomas Pratama, a cacao…

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