Several of Indonesia intends to partner with Malaysian companies to penetrate third country markets in the construction sector, said Deputy Chief Executive of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade), Dr Wong Lai Sum. He said they were interested in exploring business opportunities with Malaysian companies in countries such as Algeria, North Africa, West Asia and ASEAN countries.
"This is the first time they expressed a desire to establish cooperation with us," he said in Jakarta. Wong, who is in the capital city of Indonesia for the Specialised Marketing Mission Matrade in construction and related services, said the company was in talks with companies about possible cooperation in the construction of roads, buildings and shopping malls, commercial and residential properties.
"They are also keen to forge alliances in other parts of ASEAN, as ASEAN expanded to realize its objective of becoming a common market, it should be no barriers," he said. delegation of 20 individuals of several companies specializing in the construction sector took part in the marketing mission.