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Former Prime Minister Turnbull previously visited Indonesia on 12 November where he met President Widodo to discuss infrastructure, trade and investment and our common interest in countering violent extremism before making one of President Widodo's famous blusukan impromptu visits to the Tanah Abang textile market in Jakarta.
Former Foreign Minister Bishop visited Indonesia 10 times. Most recently from August during which she officially opened the Consulate-General in Surabaya.
Ministers welcomed the opportunity to exchange frank views on the geo-strategic shifts underway in the Indo-Pacific, recognising our shared security and prosperity is affected by developments in both the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The meeting discussed the importance of effective maritime cooperation as a key part of Australia's joint response to the region's strategic challenges.
It also considered how we can do more together in areas such as counter-terrorism and cyber security. Read the Joint Statement. This represents the next step in boosting Australia-Indonesia maritime cooperation following the signing of the Joint Declaration in February Recent bilateral visits include: Both countries reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening bilateral relations in August by signing a Joint Understanding on the implementation of the Lombok Treaty, which provides an agreed approach to enhancing intelligence cooperation.
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Australia and Indonesia also work closely on a range of common strategic interests in regional and global fora. Cooperation on counter-terrorism Australian and Indonesian authorities have cooperated closely to detect and deter terrorist attacks in Indonesia since the Bali bombings. Our counter-terrorism cooperation now involves a wide range of partnerships in law enforcement, legal framework development, criminal justice, counter-terrorism financing, countering violent extremism, defence, transport and border security, intelligence, and the security of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive CBRNE materials.
More than 15, officials from 70 countries have completed over training courses at JCLEC on addressing transnational crimes — such as people smuggling and money laundering — as well as terrorism. Cooperation on combatting people smuggling Australia and Indonesia work closely together to combat people smuggling and human trafficking, including by co-chairing the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime.
We strongly support cooperative measures with Indonesia to improve border integrity and enforcement. We also continue to work with our regional partners to combat people smuggling and human trafficking, by strengthening legal frameworks and boosting the capabilities of criminal justice agencies and civil society organisations.
Trade and investment There is considerable opportunity for Australia to expand its trade, investment and economic cooperation relationship with Indonesia, which is the largest economy in South-east Asia and 16th largest economy in the world.Japan, Indonesia Sign Defense Deal
Demand in Indonesia for consumer goods and services — particularly for premium food and beverages, education and healthcare, financial and ICT services and tourism — and its ambitious infrastructure investment agenda aligns well with Australian industry capabilities.
Agricultural products are among Australia's key merchandise exports to Indonesia, while crude petroleum and manufactured goods are key imports. IA-CEPA will create the framework for a new era of closer economic engagement between Australia and Indonesia and open new markets and opportunities for businesses, primary producers, service providers and investors. Australia also works closely with Indonesia in in multilateral, global and regional fora, including the World Trade Organization WTOAPEC and the G20to support global and regional trade liberalisation and economic growth.
Development cooperation Australia works in an economic partnership with Indonesia, supporting its efforts to leverage its own resources to generate growth and distribute those benefits to a larger number of its people.
Australia provides policy and technical advice that will improve the quality of Indonesia's investments in infrastructure, economic governance, human development and social policy. Priority areas include good governance, improved productivity and competitiveness, and human resource quality.
It has a focus on eastern Indonesia to help address regional disparities in development, whilst maintaining growth momentum in other parts of the country.
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Dokuritsu Junbi Chou-sakaia Japanese-organized committee to work on "preparations for independence in the region of the government of this island of Java". Kumakichi Harada, the commander of 16th Army in Java. It discussed matters related to Indonesian independence, although the later Indonesian Proclamation of Independence on 17 August was carried out independently by Sukarno and Hatta without the official support of Japan.
ThamrinCentral Jakarta. After the end of Japanese occupation, roughly 3, Imperial Japanese Army soldiers chose to remain in Indonesia and fight alongside local people against the Dutch colonists in the Indonesian National Revolution ; roughly one-third were killed, of whom many are buried in the Kalibata Heroes Cemeterywhile another third chose to remain in Indonesia after the fighting ended, some of them becoming decorated as Indonesian independence heroes.
In the mids, talks between Japan and Indonesia began on war reparations after the San Francisco Agreement was signed, and finalized with the Agreement on Compensation and the opening of diplomatic relations in Simultaneously Japanese consumer products began to pour into Indonesian market.
However the Japanese economic domination over Indonesia has led to the popular opposition that escalated into the Malari incidentabbreviation of Indonesian: Malapetaka Limabelas Januari or "Fifteen January disaster" when anti-Japanese and anti-foreign investment demonstrations led to riots on 15 Januaryduring Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka's state visit to Jakarta on 14—17 January Japanese investment in Indonesia has steadily increased since the s continued well to 21st century.
Economic relations[ edit ] Inthere were between 1, and 1, Japanese corporates operating in Indonesia, with some 12, Japanese nationals living in Indonesia.
Prior to the formation of the Indonesian Republic, the Japanese had viewed Indonesia as an important source of natural resources. The Japanese need of natural resources was among the reasons that led the nation to advance further to the south in their military conquests during World War II.
Today Indonesia is Japan's major supplier for natural rubberliquefied natural gascoalminerals, paper pulpseafood such as shrimp and tunaand coffee. Traditionally Indonesia has been regarded as a major market of Japanese automotive and electronic goods.
For Japanese businesses, Indonesia has been a location for low-cost manufacturing operations as well as being the source of various natural resources required by those operations. Approximately 1, Japanese companies operate in Indonesia which employ approximatelypeople. A new trend in Japanese direct investment in Indonesia has emerged as a result of increasing incomes, a large population, and the increase in consumption of consumer goods in Indonesia.
Consequently, Japanese direct investment is no longer limited to traditional sectors but now also include retail, media, and consumer products sectors.
The trend of bilateral trade volume in the period revealed an average increase of Popular Japanese animation programming such as Doraemon gained popularity among Indonesians. Conversely, many Japanese have become interested in Indonesian culture.