The Japan Times – Indonesia Report 2020

This year marks an important milestone for Indonesia as it celebrates 75 years of independence. In a bid to become part of the top five economies by 2045, the country looks to create new opportunities for growth — an integral part of which includes strengthening its ties with Japan. One of the key factors driving the bilateral relationship between the two countries is the growing influx of the skilled labor force being supplied from Indonesia to Japan. “We are concentrating on contributing to the improvement of technical education and its availability,” explained...
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INDONESIA

May 8, 2020

Celebrating 75 years of independence and stronger economic ties to Japan

This year marks an important milestone for Indonesia as it celebrates 75 years of independence. In a bid to become part of the top five economies by 2045, the country looks to create new opportunities for growth — an integral part of which includes strengthening its ties with Japan.

One of the key factors driving the bilateral relationship between the two countries is the growing influx of the skilled labor force being supplied from Indonesia to Japan. “We are concentrating on contributing to the improvement of technical education and its availability,” explained Masafumi Ishii, Japan’s ambassador to Indonesia. “These factors will solidify in establishing effective and beneficial connections between our nations in the long run.”

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This year marks an important milestone for Indonesia as it celebrates 75 years of independence. In a bid to become part of the top five economies by 2045, the country looks to create new opportunities for growth — an integral part of which includes strengthening its ties with Japan. One of the key factors driving the bilateral relationship between the two countries is the growing influx of the skilled labor force being supplied from Indonesia to Japan. “We are concentrating on contributing to the improvement of technical education and its availability,” explained…