Easy Cash Ebbs for $300 Billion Asean Port-to-Rail Cost

Easy Cash Ebbs for $300 Billion Asean Port-to-Rail Cost

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A freight truck loaded with motorcycles waits for the ferry at the port in Merak, Banten Province, Indonesia. The cost of transporting goods in Indonesia as a proportion of gross domestic product was 24.6 percent in 2011, more than double the 9.9 percent of GDP in the U.S., Indonesia’s Trade Ministry said in April.