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Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta

Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, knows as 'Asia's Davos', from 19 to 21 April, with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day programme.

Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
(L-R) Moderator Haslinda Amin, Managing Director and Vice Chaiman of Credit Suisse Asia Pacific Jose Isidro Camacho, Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sofyan Djalil, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arcady Dvorkovich, Deputy Secretary-General Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Mari Kiviniemi and Executive Director Lippo Group John Riady attend a discussion at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, known as 'Asias Davos', from April 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)
Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, knows as 'Asia's Davos' from 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)
Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (2nd R) hits a gong as Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arcady Dvorkovich (L), Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (2nd L), Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen and Philipp Rosler (R), member of the Managing Board of the World Economic Forum, applaud during the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, knows as 'Asia's Davos' from 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)
Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing speaks during a press conference at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, known as 'Asias Davos', from April 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)
Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
Deputy Secretary-General of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Mari Kiviniemi (L) talks to Executive Director of Lippo Group John Riady (R) during the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, known as 'Asias Davos', from April 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)
Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
Group chief executive officer of AirAsia Tony Fernandes (L, seated) sits next to vice -chairperson of SM Investments Corporation Teresita Sy-Coson (2nd R) and director general of the International Organization for Migration William Lacy Swing (R) prior to a discussion during the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, knows as 'Asia's Davos' from 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)
Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta
Group chief executive officer of AirAsia Tony Fernandes (R) smiles next to moderator Linda Yueh prior to a discussion during the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta on April 20, 2015. Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, knows as 'Asia's Davos' from 19 to 21 with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day program. (AFP/Getty Images)