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Indonesia lures Middle East as Trump worries Muslim nations

Saudi king's visit brings to Indonesia pledges of development finance and agreements to cut trade barriers
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 05:50

The Saudi king's 12-day visit to Indonesia was preceded by a visit to Malaysia to seal a US$7 billion deal with Petronas.


AS one of Asia's fastest-growing economies and the most populous Muslim nation in the world, Indonesia is billing itself as a natural home for Middle Eastern investment at a time when the US is turning inwards.

With a landmark visit by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin

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