IK-CEPA with South Korea Ratified, Ministry of Trade Aims for Development of Animation, Comics and Game Industry


Suara.com – Indonesia plans to cooperate with South Korea to develop the creative economy sector, after the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement or CEPA with the East Asian country was ratified last August.

Ni Made Ayu Marthini, Director of Export Development for Manufacturing Products at the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, said that the comprehensive economic partnership agreement between the two countries could be used to spur the progress of the national creative economy.

This is because the bilateral economic agreement allows knowledge transfer between industry players in the two countries.

Marthini revealed that the creative economy sub-sectors that will be developed through CEPA RI – South Korea are the fields of animation, comics and games aka ACG. (animation, comic, and game).

This was stated by Marthini in the workshop Indonesian Next Generation Journalist Network organized by the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) and the Korea Foundation, Monday (19/9).

“These sectors are part of the creative economy and are aimed at the current generation,” he said.

According to him, Indonesia has many talents to develop the game industry, comics, and animated films.

The perpetrators will be able to get additional knowledge about the industry from partners in South Korea.

Moreover, he said, South Korea is a country that leads the development of the creative economy industry, so that it can help Indonesia penetrate global connections.

“Indonesia’s creative economy players can use this connection, so that the industries of the two countries can work together,” said Marthini.


Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.

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