Sunday, November 16, 2008

United States companies remain interested in Indonesia

Jakarta, Oct. 27, 2008 - Some 25 companies from USA have expressed their willingness to do ekpansi and transfer of business to Indonesia, as an effort to secure the business activities of their impact on global financial crisis.

Minister of Industry, Fahmi Idris to Xinhua on Wednesday and said, companies are interested to move usahnya activities to countries that are not affected by the impact of the current global crisis.

These companies are Dow Chemical, General Electric, Monsanto Corp., Pfizer, ConocoPhilips, Johnsons and the Johnsons, Microsoft and Oracle. Meanwhile, Guardian, and Marathon Oil will make new investment in Indonesia.

According to Fahmi, Guardian investment plan of $ 150 million for the production of "flat-mirror" while Monsanto will invest as much as $ 12 million to procure seeds.