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Indonesia seeks industry upgrades to join world's top 10 economies

Widodo's manufacturing road map targets five sectors, from food to cars

JAKARTA -- Indonesia has drawn up a road map for upgrading five manufacturing sectors and making the country one of the world's 10 biggest economies.

The plan, titled "Making Indonesia 4.0" and released by the Ministry of Industry on Wednesday, calls for developing the food and beverage, textile and garment, automotive, chemical and electronics industries. This is to be achieved through efficiency enhancements, improved transportation and the use of advanced technology like artificial intelligence, robotics and the internet of things.

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