Behind the scenes support for Asean economic integration

Franck de Pratere, head of Southeast Asia at Swift, discusses Indonesian payments and Asean economic integration from the sidelines of the organisation’s Jakarta Business Forum.

Behind the scenes support for Asean economic integration

What is the focus for Swift in Southeast Asia

Swift supports the Asian growth and stability. How we support that growth is focusing on market infrastructures. On both the payments and securities side, these are critical components of stable financial growth. We assist countries in the region to adopt international standards.

So Swift's role is to bring international best practices to Indonesia and the region

Exactly. Indonesia has a strong focus on being ready for 2015, when...

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