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Salim Group, led by Anthoni Salim, has been beefing up its e-commerce operations. (Photo by Wataru Suzuki)
Company in focus

Salim returns to banking to gain control of Indonesia's digital economy

The country's largest group believes the future lies in e-commerce

WATARU SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writer | Indonesia

JAKARTA -- Anthoni Salim, the billionaire tycoon at the helm of Indonesia's largest conglomerate, playfully dodged journalists' questions about the group's return to the banking industry after nearly two decades. Still, he did not play down his purpose: to establish a foothold in the country's rapidly growing digital economy.

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