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Airbus and Rolls-Royce sign £4bn Indonesian aerospace deal

30 May 2016

Airbus and Rolls-Royce sign £4bn Indonesian aerospace deal. Adrian Short, President Director of PT Rolls Royce Indonesia delivers a presentation at the Advanced Manufacturing Park UK manufacturing is set to receive a nine-figure boost after Southeast Asian airline Garuda Indonesia signed a £4bn upgrade deal with Airbus and Rolls-Royce.

The agreement was signed with the two British manufacturing giants at Downing Street during the first day of Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s two-day visit. The Indonesian delegation of 10 Indonesian companies, Mr Adrian Short of PT Rolls Royce Indonesia and Mr Chris Wren of the British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia then travelled up to UKTI/SYITC 'Breaking Barriers' event on Thursday 21st April at the Advanced Manufacturing Park. Adrian

Short made a presentation to the SCR Business community. The South Yorkshire International trade Centre arranged the trade mission to Sheffield with Mr Chris Wren. Nick Patrick, head of the international trade centre said ‘ Due to the phenomenal supply chain requirement, some of which will come from South Yorkshire's diverse manufacturing community, many businesses will benefit from this recent announcement’.

The Indonesian visitors who joined Adrian Short and Chris Wren, the CEO of the British Indonesian Chambers of Commerce were from a diverse range of business sectors, were very pleased to meet so many South Yorkshire business people at the UKTI ‘Breaking Barriers’ event.

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