Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi L.P attended a bilateral
meeting with the Foreign Minister of Denmark, Kristian Jensen on the
sidelines of 21st ASEAN - EU Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand
"Indonesia is a model of the world in
promoting religious tolerance," said the Foreign Minister of
Denmark in the bilateral meeting. The Danish government wanted to
demonstrate to the European community that Indonesia is the best
example in maintaining religious harmony. To that end, the Foreign
Minister of Denmark expressed strong commitment of Denmark to improve
the working the same inter-religious dialogue with Indonesia.
Foreign Ministers also discussed cooperation in the field of maritime
and agreed to implement the first Bilateral Maritime Forum in 2017.
The Forum is a follow up of the MOU on Maritime Cooperation that was
signed in October 2015. The cooperation harbor is one of the issues
to be discussed in this forum.
In addition, the two
ministers welcomed the cooperation between the two countries SOEs to
increase cooperation in the fields of infrastructure development and
renewable energy. Indonesia and Denmark have a legal umbrella of
cooperation in the energy field through the MoU Renewable and Clean
Energy and Energy Conservation Cooperation.
value between Indonesia and Denmark in 2015 to reach 408.2 million US
$ with Indonesia surplus of 5.7 million US $ . Denmark is the third
trading partner of Indonesia in wiayah Nordic. In 2015, Danish
investment stood at USD 2 million in 15 projects. The number of
Danish tourists in Indonesia is 20005 in 2014. There are currently
more than 20 Danish businessman who attend and participate in the
activities of TEI 2016 in Jakarta.
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