DITP: Thai investors interested in Jakarta

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BANGKOK, 16 September 2013 The Thai Trade Center under the Department of International Trade Promotion in Jakarta, Indonesia, says Thai investors see business opportunities in Indonesia as the country is the largest market in ASEAN. 

According to Miss Vilasinee Nonsrichai, Director of Thai Trade Center in Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia is a very attractive market for investors as the country has over 240 million population, making it the largest market in the ASEAN region. As Indonesia aims to be among the world’s ten largest economies by 2025, thirteen years from now, it is the market investors cannot afford to take their eyes off.

She has also urged entrepreneurs who are looking to invest in Indonesia to be well-informed of laws and regulations before making any investments, adding that as of now, only big enterprises invest in Indonesia, including the PTT, Charoen Pokphand (CP), and Siam Cement Group.

The Thai Trade Center has recently held “Thailand creative week 2013” in Jakarta in order to encourage more investments and trigger sales of Thai products as well as to make Thai products better known among Indonesian buyers. The Director also expects more trade cooperation and partnership between Thai and Indonesian investors in the near future.