Coca-Cola has operated in Indonesia for 80 years

Coca-Cola has operated in Indonesia for 80 years

The CEO of the Coca-Cola Co has said that the company is looking to invest long-term in Indonesia.

Speaking at the opening of a learning centre in the country's capital Jakarta today (16 August), Muhtar Kent told attendees that the group is planning "long-term" investment for Indonesia that will be "substantial for job creation". Investment will be made in infrastructure, distribution, marketing and branding, Kent said. 

Coca-Cola has operated in Indonesia for 80 years and directly employs around 10,000 staff. The company has invested around US$450m in the country over the last five years. A spokesperson for Coca-Cola declined to provide any further information on the planned investment.

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