Article – From infrastructure to smelters, C. Sulawesi eyes Rp 20t projects

by 12 May 2015

31 March 2015 Linda Yulisman The Jakarta Post

The Central Sulawesi regional government aims to realize direct investments totaling Rp 20 trillion (US$1.53 billion) this year, driven by a number of projects ranging from infrastructure to smelters.

The anticipated value is twice the amount of Rp 10 trillion expected by the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) for 2015.

A number of projects are expected to either break ground or advance to the next phase of development [...]

Article – Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Inaugurate Special Economic Zone in Pandeglang

by 24 February 2015

23 February 2015 ACN Newswire

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will inaugurate the Special Economic Zones (KEK) of Tourism in the Tanjung Lesung, Banten provincial District of Pandeglang on Monday, an official said.

“The KEK tourism has been operating but the inauguration will be conducted by the president tomorrow (Feb 23),” head of the transportation, communication and information district office Yahya Gunawan said here on Sunday.

According to him, the president was scheduled to leave Bogor [...]

Article – Indonesian Government Mulls Setting Up New Special Economic Zones

by 21 February 2014

19 February 2014 BERNAMA

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Radjasa said the Indonesian government is currently considering to set up three new special economic zones.

The three eligible areas are Tanjung Apiapi in South Sumatra province, Mandalika in West Nusatenggara and Morotai in North Maluku, Indonesian news agency ANTARA reported.

Hatta said all three areas have potential to become economic zones as they meet the required regulations: eligibility of land, investor, infrastructure, and spatial [...]