Egypt–Indonesia relations

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Egypt–Indonesia relations
Map indicating locations of Egypt and Indonesia

Egypt

Indonesia

Egypt–Indonesia relations are foreign bilateral relations between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Indonesia. Both are Muslim-majority countries with significant non-Muslim minorities.[1] Egypt was one of the first nations that recognized Indonesian sovereignty in 1945.[2] Indonesia has an embassy in Cairo and Egypt has an embassy in Jakarta. Both countries are members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Non-Aligned Movement, the G20 developing nations and Developing 8 Countries.[2]

In 2013, the volume of trade between the two countries reached $1.03 billion.[3] Indonesian exports to Egypt include crude palm oil, coffee, tea, textiles and electronic devices among other things. In 2014, Indonesia's exports' rate rose by 21.71 percent to a value of $1.34 billion.[4] Egypt's exports to Indonesia, on the other hand, have reached $94.4 million in 2013 and included minerals, cement and fruits among others.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brooks, Karen (February 17, 2011). "Indonesia's Lessons for Egypt". Council of Foreign Relations. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Egypt's relations with ASEAN countries - The Egyptian-Indonesian Relations". Arab Republic of Egypt - Ministry of Foreign Affair. 4 March 2006. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Indonesia aims to boost export to Egypt". Xinhua. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "RI's exports to Egypt rise 21.71%". The Jakarta Post. 20 March 2015. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Top Egyptian Exports to the World". World's Richest Countries. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 

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