The Indonesian Envoy into Nigeria, Amb. Harry Purwanto yesterday declared that Nigeria’s exports of crude petroleum and products to Indonesia had between August and January increased by 300 per cent.
The Ambassador also disclosed his plans to facilitate businessexchange opportunities between Indonesian and Nigerian businessmen and individuals. Purwanto, in a chat with newsmen in Lagos, clarified that Indonesian exports within the period.
“I am happy to announce that Nigeria and Indonesia’s trade relation isgrowing, though much more in favour of Nigeria.”What this is telling usIndonesians, is that we will need to increase our exports to the Nigerian, strive to balance and create our trade connections more sustainable using Nigeria,” he explained.Purwanto said he was working at raising the interest and presence in Indonesian investors and companies in Nigeria. In accordance with Purwanto, some Indonesian businesses had already started expanding their investments and businesses to cities such as Uyo and Jos.
“We are really capable of making bilateral trade between Nigeria and Indonesia more tangible and mutually beneficial to the people of both nations”, he explained.”We are encouraging more Indonesian companies to come and do business in Nigeria, in addition to invest in the huge business opportunities across Nigeria,” he added.