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31 Oct, 2013

Foreign investors eye Indonesia’s small islands | The Jakarta Post

The beauty of the archipelago has charmed a number of foreign investors to pour some of their money into the development of ecotourism on Indonesia’s small islands.

Swedish Ambassador Ewa Polano said on Tuesday that Indonesia, which had an immense number of small islands, offered lots of potential for ecotourism that businesses and local communities could capitalize on.

“We, along with Swedish entrepreneurs, would like to create the biggest ecotourism region in Asia-Pacific,” she said on the sidelines of Indonesia’s first International Forum on Small Island Investments held by the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry.

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