Indonesia sent 15 trains made by PT. INKA Madiun to Bangladesh, Sunday (01/20/2019). This shipment is the first stage of the total order of 250 units obtained through a tender process worth USD 100.89 million in 2017.
“It is a pride for us that PT INKA is able to produce competitive products and can win competing in the international market,” said Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto at the port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya.
The Indonesian Ambassador to Dhaka, Rina Soemarno said that a total of 450 trains worth more than USD 187 million had been ordered by Bangladesh since 2006.
Besides Bangladesh, Indonesia will develop the potential of non-traditional markets in the South Asian region and Africa.
The release program was officially carried out by the Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto, attended by the Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh, Managing Director of PT. INKA, Exim Bank Executive Director, Director of PT. PAL, Director of PT. Barata, representatives of the Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Transportation, and BUMN throughout East Java. (rls / bas)