Singaporean investors invited to conduct crypto business in Indonesia

Singaporean investors invited to conduct crypto business in Indonesia

Deputy Minister of Trade Jerry Sambuaga (ANTARA/Al Fatah/FR)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Deputy Minister of Trade Jerry Sambuaga invited investors from Singapore to conduct crypto business in Indonesia by highlighting the nation's potential to become a promising crypto market.

The opportunity was wide open for investors to conduct crypto business in Indonesia, he remarked in a statement on Saturday.

However, the business transaction should still comply with applicable regulations in Indonesia, he remarked.

While attending the ABA Event themed "Community Meet and Great Session Fireside Chat on Crossborder Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Digital Asset" between Singapore and Indonesia in Singapore, he also highlighted other potential synergies in Indonesia.

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This includes conducting dissemination and holding a seminar along with the Indonesian Blockchain Association and Indonesian Crypto Asset Trade Association for providing an understanding of the utilization and benefits of blockchain technology and crypto assets.

According to Sambuaga, Indonesia and Singapore can also cooperate to secure sensitive data and digital assets that can be transacted through the cross-border overseas trade platform.

Cooperation can be forged between government institutions to anticipate the risks of digital asset loss and utilization.

Both nations can also cooperate in developing a single blockchain platform based on communication between the governments, he noted.

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This aims to anticipate the loss of important data, reduce training costs, lower administration expenses, and determine a single standard that can create other financing efficiencies, he explained.

The Indonesian government is also affiliated with several blockchain projects including blockchain utilization to secure data entry, land registration, food material process tracing, commodity supply chain, border customs and patrol, budget transparency, data management between institutions, replace paper-based system, and prevent fraud.

Through the statement, Sambuaga also noted that the Indonesian government is open to companies, both domestic and overseas, to join the currently developing crypto asset market in Indonesia.

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