ADOC opens e-commerce hub for SMEs in Jakarta

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) here Wednesday launched an E-Commerce Center for small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in cooperation with the Indonesian Information Technology Federation (FTII), the Cooperatives and Small and Medium Entreprises (UKM) Ministry and the China Taipei administration.

The launching ceremony was led by Sri Ernawati, deputy head of the UKM ministry`s marketing and business network division, and witnessed by China Taipei Representative Bruce Fuh, FTII chairman Teddy Sukardi and ADOC secretary general Yi Yuan Yueh.

On the occasion, ADOC presented 12 computers and information and communication technology (ICT) gadgets like a projector, a fax machine, a scanner and a printer to the newly-set up E-Commerce Center.


Jakarta (ANTARA News) – APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) here Wednesday launched an E-Commerce Center for small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in cooperation with the Indonesian Information Technology Federation (FTII), the Cooperatives and Small and Medium Entreprises (UKM) Ministry and the China Taipei administration.

The launching ceremony was led by Sri Ernawati, deputy head of the UKM ministry`s marketing and business network division, and witnessed by China Taipei Representative Bruce Fuh, FTII chairman Teddy Sukardi and ADOC secretary general Yi Yuan Yueh.

On the occasion, ADOC presented 12 computers and information and communication technology (ICT) gadgets like a projector, a fax machine, a scanner and a printer to the newly-set up E-Commerce Center.

ADOC is a four-year long project which was initiated by China Taipei in 2004. It is aimed at developing knowledge and science as well as ICT.

The ADOC E-Commerce Center which is located at SMEs Co Promotion Center building in South Jakarta will provide ADOC with local administrative services and office space.

Besides in Jakarta, ADOC will also have another facility in Yogyakarta.

Meanwhile, Teddy Sukardi said an ADOC team would give training for over 300 people in the first year to operate e-commerce and ways to widen markets.

Other countries which have taken part in the ADOC program are Chile, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

Meanwhile, Emilia Suhaimi, assistant to the head of the UKM Ministry`s publication and business information division, said the Indonesian Trading Board`s website at http://www.indonesian-product.biz had already been visited by over 16,000 people mostly from Australia, Indonesia and the United States.

The website which was launched last year was utilized by about 2,000 small and medium entrepreneurs from 12 provinces.

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