Indonesian Exports And imports Can Now Go Directly To China No Longer Via Singapore

Indonesian exports and imports can now go directly to China no longer via Singapore. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhud Binsar Panjaitan revealed plans to open a direct export route from Indonesia to China. This plan is one of the results of a high-level dialogue meeting on the cooperation mechanism or SDCM between Indonesia and China, on Friday 19 April, in Labuhan Bajo.

The opening of the route is a development of cooperation between Indonesia – China so that the export – import process is more efficient, without the need to pass through Singapore. “We don’t want to just be a feeder to Singapore, we have to be able to export directly from Indonesia.” Said Luhud Binsar Panjaitan as coordinating minister for maritime and investment affairs. | The planned export route to be opened is from the Kuala Tanjung port in Medan directly to the Ningbo port in China. In the future, Kuala Tanjung Port can become a symbol of Indonesia’s independence by being able to directly export containers abroad. Luhud added that the plan had been discussed and welcomed by the Chinese foreign minister. Wang Yi.

Apart from that, Luhud also believes that cooperation between Indonesia and China will become stronger ahead of the new Indonesian government that succeeds Joko Widodo. “I am confident that under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, China will achieve high-quality modernization.” Said Luhud Binsar Panjaitan, coordinating minister for Martin and investment.

Several other plans related to future cooperation between Indonesia and China include investment in Petrochemical projects in North Kalimantan, to agricultural cooperation in Central Kalimantan.