Apple will open its first retail store and an online store in Indonesia, after it filed an application letter with the the country’s Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), receiving permission to begin selling its products direct to consumers.

“NZWeek” reports that the BKPM announced the approval of Apple’s application earlier today, which will see Apple initially open an online sales presence and then look to open its first Apple Store in Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta. According to officials, Apple will invest between US$2 to $3 million in the venture, contributing towards the development and opening of its first store.

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