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Indonesia; Portugal: Energy, Mineral Resources MOU Signed

(Sept. 25, 2014) The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU provides for the creation of a working group to identify opportunities for investment in the sector. (Press Release, Governo de Portugal, Primeiro-Ministro, Portugal e Indonésia Assinam Memorando para Promover Crescimento Verde e Internacionalização da Economia (Sept. 19, 2014).)

The statement further mentions that the MOU will enable the creation of training and development of human resources and the strengthening of relations between research centers of the two countries. Finally, it states that the MOU will help promote green growth and internationalization of the Portuguese economy. (Id.)