From: Andrew Beatty
Date: April 21, 2017 at 10:52:53 AM GMT+7
Subject: VPOTUS pool report 3 -
First, apologies, the last pool report should have been report two. This is report is pool report three.
The Vice President announced that US and Indonesian business will today sign 11 deals worth $10 billion.
They include a Exxon 20 year deal to sell one million tons a year of LNG to state-backed firm Pertamina from 2025 and Lockheed upgrading Indonesian Airforce F-16s with Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods.
More details to come from the White House.
The Vice President touched again on market access issues in Indonesia, saying they include IP challenges, a lack of transparency and local manufacturing content requirements.
He praised Jokowi's reforms but added "I say respectfully there is much more that should be done."
He also said that President Trump was committed to a simpler, flatter and fairer tax system.