Passengers on board a Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit train. Photo: Bloomberg

Indonesia’s US$40 billion rail expansion could rival Hong Kong, Singapore while reigniting China-Japan rivalry

  • Project is part of President Joko Widodo’s ambitious road map to create a US$7 trillion economy by 2045, with an emphasis on infrastructure
  • Japan was awarded the first subway line in the capital, while China secured the first high-speed train deal connecting Jakarta and Bandung
Topic |   Indonesia

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Passengers on board a Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit train. Photo: Bloomberg
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