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Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
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Bank Indonesia opens Beijing office

Bank Indonesia has opened a representative office in Beijing following an agreement between the Indonesian central bank and the Peoplea��s Bank of China.

The agreement document was signed by Bank Indonesia Governor Agus Martowardojo and Peoplea��s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan in the Chinese capital on Jan. 5.

Agus said the opening of the Beijing office was in line with Indonesiaa��s expanding role in both the global and regional economy.

a�?The [office] is expected to optimally increase economic cooperation between the two countries and expand our understanding of economic and financial issues [in both countries],a�? Agus said in a statement received byA�The Jakarta Post on Friday.

The Beijing branch is the fifth BI representative office abroad, joining its counterparts in Tokyo, Singapore, London and New York.A� (bbn)

Source: The Jakarta Post