Only about two months after the inauguration of President Joko Widodo's government last October, Indonesia decided to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding shareholder for obvious reasons.
China's Tsingshan Group plans to invest $2.8 billion to set up a high-capacity ferro-nickel smelter plant in Indonesia by mid-2017, with the aim of producing 2 million tons of stainless steel per year.
President Xi Jinping joined Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday in Jakarta for the signing of a high-speed rail construction project that will link the 160 kilometers between the capital city of Jakarta and Ban-dung, the nation's third-largest city.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan and attend the Asian-African Summit and activities commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference in Indonesia from April 20 to 24.
Attend the opening ceremony of the Asian-African Summit;
Meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo;
Attend the closing ceremony of the Asian-African Summit;
Historical walk from Savoy Homann Hotel to Gedung Merdeka;
Attend activities commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference;