A worker mans a furnace during the nickel-smelting process at a plant in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
A worker mans a furnace during the nickel-smelting process at a plant in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

Indonesia: Widodo steps up bid to woo investment from Tesla’s Elon Musk

  • The president’s personal invitation comes as Southeast Asia’s largest economy looks to venture into the burgeoning electric-vehicle industry
  • Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of nickel, a key material in lithium-based batteries, and also has the world’s biggest nickel reserves

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A worker mans a furnace during the nickel-smelting process at a plant in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
A worker mans a furnace during the nickel-smelting process at a plant in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
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