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Tim Cook promises Indonesia that Apple will consider manufacturing there

Tim Cook (right) with photographer Sofyan Pratama in Indonesia

Apple CEO Tim Cook has told Indonesia's President that the company will look at the feasibility of opening manufacturing in the country, though he hasn't said whether that means the iPhone.

Following his two-day visit to Vietnam, in which he committed Apple to expanding its manufacturing there, Tim Cook met with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo over similar issues. Apple does not currently have manufacturers in Indonesia, but according to Bloomberg, Cook told the President that he was willing to consider it.

"We talked about the president's desire to see manufacturing in the country, and it's something that we will look at," Cook said after his visit to Jakarta. "The investment ability in Indonesia is endless."

As he did in Vietnam, Cook visited Apple users as well as government officials. He's once more been posting on social media about who he met there.

Following a meal with iPhone photographer Sofyan Pratama, Cook visited the Wayang Museum. It's a museum Kota Tua, Jakarta, which is dedicated to Javan wayang puppetry.

Cook's comments come as Apple expands its Apple Developer Academy in Indonesia. It has now announced an academy in Bali, following previous ones in Jakarta, Surabaya, and Batam.

At time of writing, Cook's most recent post concerns how he met with a group of content creators from Indonesia's creative community.

Apple does not release Cook's schedule in advance, so it's not clear whether he has concluded his visit to Indonesia, or whether he is going on to further countries.