Signing of the Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Indonesia for an Economic Partnership

August 10, 2007

  1. On August 10, the Cabinet of Japan made a decision on the signing of the Agreement between Japan and Indonesia for an Economic Partnership (“Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement”).  
     
  2. Based on this decision, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, will sign this Agreement, its Implementing Agreement and Joint Statement, after their summit meeting to be held on August 20 in Jakarta.
     
  3. It is expected that this Agreement will promote the liberalization and facilitation of trade and investment between the two countries and that the economies of the two countries will be further vitalized through the establishment of a reciprocal economic partnership in wide-ranging fields.
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