China, Indonesia sign $5.5 billion joint railway deal

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China and Indonesia inked the multi-billion-dollar deal Friday which plans to construct a railway linking Jakarta with West Java’s provincial capital of Bandung.

The project marks the first high-speed train in the southeast Asian country, and China’s first overseas project entirely with Chinese technology and the largest investment value.

CCTV America’s Andy Saputra reports from Jakarta.

China, Indonesia sign $5.5 billion joint railway deal

China and Indonesia inked the multi-billion-dollar deal Friday which plans to construct a railway linking Jakarta with West Java's provincial capital of Bandung. The project marks the first high-speed train in the southeast Asian country, and China's first overseas project entirely with Chinese technology and the largest investment value. CCTV America's Andy Saputra reports from Jakarta.