Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s minister of maritime and investment affairs, with China’s top diplomat Wang Yi at Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s minister of maritime and investment affairs, with China’s top diplomat Wang Yi at Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout
Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s minister of maritime and investment affairs, with China’s top diplomat Wang Yi at Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout

China and Indonesia to boost trade as Widodo’s Sinovac shot underlines ‘brotherly relations’

  • Foreign ministers Retno Marsudi and Wang Yi signal intent to expand imports and investments in effort to boost and balance trading relationship
  • Two-way trade has boomed even amid Covid-19, but there are thorny issues too – such as the poor treatment of Indonesian fishermen on Chinese vessels

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Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s minister of maritime and investment affairs, with China’s top diplomat Wang Yi at Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s minister of maritime and investment affairs, with China’s top diplomat Wang Yi at Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout
Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s minister of maritime and investment affairs, with China’s top diplomat Wang Yi at Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout
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