Food Industry a Driver of Economic Growth, says KADIN

Kamis, 19 Januari 2012 | 08:21

Jakarta:Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) chairman Suryo Bambang Sulisto, has acknowledged the important role of the food industry in national economic growth.“In the future, it will contribute to Indonesia’s economic growth and create job opportunities,” he said yesterday.

At the “Jakarta Food Security Summit,” which will take place from February 7 – 10, leaders in the food security field will meet. The event will be officially opened by the president and will also be attended by foreign ministers.

The event is also evidence that Indonesia understands the importance of food security, agro-business, livestock and the fishery sectors in the country. “We’re all aware that food security is crucial, not only for the country but also for the world,” he said.

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