Bisnis, JAKARTA—Indonesia and Japan established diplomatic relations in 1958, starting a mutually beneficial partnership and continuing to grow. Relations between the two countries are now entering their 65th year with a lot of cooperation in various sectors that have been established.
However, the growing cooperation raises a number of challenges, including looming global risks. In the midst of a global economic slowdown and ongoing recovery due to high-interest rates and rising prices, the two countries consistently seek to strengthen trade and investment cooperation.
In order to underline the cooperation that wishes to strengthen, Bisnis had an opportunity to interview the Japanese Ambassador to Indonesia Kanasugi Kenji recently. Here's the excerpt.
What is the history of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Japan, and how have they evolved over time?