Indonesia Inks Deal With China on Virus Vaccine Supply From November
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (first from left) and Erick Thohir, chief of the Committee for COVID-19 Mitigation and National Economic Recovery, pose in a photo with CEOs of Chinese drug-maker Sinovac Biotech Ltd. and Indonesian pharmaceutical company PT Bio Farma after witnessing the signing of memorandum of understanding between the two companies to develop COVID-19 vaccine in Sanya, China on Aug. 20, 2020. / Kyodo
By Kyodo News 21 August 2020
JAKARTA—Indonesia and China agreed Thursday that a Chinese pharmaceutical company working with a state-owned Indonesian drugmaker will send up to 40 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine to the Southeast Asian county starting in November.
The agreement was announced by Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in a virtual press conference after a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.