Indonesia Supports the Inclusive Business in ASEAN

Main News | 07 September 2017 , 06:52 WIB | Read : 70 | By : Administrator

Jakarta, 6 September 2017 – ASEAN would take the big advantage for the members as long as it is solid and united. ASEAN would give the strong bergaining position in the cooperation with other countries in the world. Secretary of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita emphasized it, Wednesday (6/9) before attending the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting which would be running on 7 – 11 September 2017. “When the negotiation of agreement in the other region is to unite the vision and mission, and tend to billateral agreement, AEM would be very important as the support to increase the integration and cooperation in ASEAN,” he said in the official release that InfoSAWIT got.

He continued, Indonesia needs to advantage the role of region to face the nowadays global challenge. “Through ASEAN, we could take Indonesia in the regional map to be stronger to face the global challenges that are more complex. Indonesia could still become the main goal of investment without leaving ASEAN and with ASEAN Indonesia has the bigger role,” he said.


AEM 2017 would be launched on Thursday (7/9) in Marriot Hote, Pasay, Philippine. Philippine as the chairman, the middle, small and micro business becomes the main thing to dicsuss. The other prior issues in ASEAN, when Philippine as the chairman, to discuss are the independent certification scheme in ASEAN for the ‘surat keterangan asal (SKA)’, investment, trade of service, connectivity inter ASEAN members through ASEAN Roll-on Roll-off, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the economical empowerment of women, and e trade.


Support the Inclusive Business


Starting his work visit to Philippine, in the same day, Secretary of Trade was the note speaker in ‘Inclusive Business Seminar Summit’ Forum which run for the first time in Marriot Hotel, Pasay, Philippine, together with Secretary of Trade and Industry of the Philippines, Ramon M. Lopez; Minister of International Trade and Industry Malaysia, Dato Sri Mustapa Muhamed; and Deputy Minister Ministry of Industry and Trade Viet Nam. Enggartiasto talked in the session “Enabling Inclusive Business Through Policy”.


In the forum, he also said, to support the inclusive business, the government should do its role to increase the awareness and create the situation and condition that support the model and different inclusive business. “In this case, the government of Indonesia has focused to one main challenge, that is, the finance,” he said.


Meanwhile, General Director of International Trade Negotiation, Ministry of Trade, Imam Pambagyo said, the inclusive business leads to develop the people’s economy. “The lead of the inclusive business is to develop the people’s economy and prepare the businessmen (actors) to face and join in the chain of stock globally,” he said.


The inclusive business orients not to profit only but also to have larger influence, that is, to welfare the people. It is a new relative concept that ASEAN proposed. In Indonesia the big companies have the important role to develop inclusive business in many sectors, namely in agro - bases, such as, rubber, cocoa, pepper, tea, vanily, and palm oil.


The focus are the chance and opportunity of business to the people having small income. Meanwhile, in the manufacture sector, inclusive businesses to develop are electornic, rotan, and herbal; in the service sectors are tourism, marketing, and the transportation service in application – base within wider business net. (T2)


. . . for the full article can be read in a InfoSAWIT Store.
InfoSAWIT Store

Visit our store to get infosawit magazine November edition

click image below


Palm Oil Industry: Need Cooperation between the Government and the Stakeholders (Planters)

Main News | 23 November 2017 , 06:01 WIB

The Effect of RT15thfor the Sustainability of Independent Smallholders

Main News | 23 November 2017 , 06:01 WIB

UN Environment and RSPO Tingkatkan Kesejahteran 55.300 Petani Sawit

Main News | 21 November 2017 , 06:13 WIB

18 November Is Proposed to be Palm Oil Day Nationally

Main News | 21 November 2017 , 06:03 WIB

Independent Palm Oil Plantation in Forest Region

Main News | 17 November 2017 , 06:09 WIB


Wilmar's Fruit Production Decreased

Main News | 18 February 2015 , 06:36 WIB | Read : 8442


Focus | 22 January 2015 , 06:53 WIB | Read : 5021

bumitama gunajaya agro (BGA group) - GROW WITH THE PEOPLE

Focus | 16 January 2014 , 12:29 WIB | Read : 4162

Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB)’s Price in Riau were Decreasing

Flash News | 17 October 2014 , 06:22 WIB | Read : 3971

Doritos Prosecuted to Use Sustainable Palm Oil

Main News | 14 November 2014 , 06:20 WIB | Read : 3425