It is in Indonesia, during the famous Bandung Conference (1955) that Zhou Enlai, Nehru, Nasser and Nkrumah, along with their Indonesian host Sukarno, proclaimed the creation of a own formation: the third world, a counterweight against Western capitalism and the Communist world. This marked the beginning of a catch-up strategy; the country now presents growth rates that overshadow traditional Western industrialized countries.
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According to a BBC World survey of April 2011, Indonesia is the best place in the world to start a business. It central location in the Asian market and cheap labour have an extra advantage. This is the starting point of the many conversations we will conduct during the journey.