Sintesa CEO: How Indonesia is finding its place in Belt and Road

Shinta Widjaja Kamdani believes her business and her country will benefit from China's initiative ... but there are downsides.

Sintesa CEO: How Indonesia is finding its place in Belt and Road

As head of a major family-owned conglomerate Shinta Widjaja Kamdani is well-placed to take a view on China's investment in her native Indonesia.

The archipelago nation of 260 million people is exactly the kind of country China wants to bring into its Belt and Road Initiative. It is geographically close, has a dynamic but underdeveloped economy and is in need of massive infrastructure investment to fulfil its potential. And, in April, Indonesian President Joko...

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