BKPM Eyes 19 Countries to Meet Investment Target

January 12, 2016, Nusantara Maritime News

Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) is ready to meet IDR 594.8 trillion investment target in 2016, it will eye 19 countries to meet it’s target.

BKPM Head, Franky Sibarani, in Jakarta on Monday (1/11), said the 19 countries are Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Unioted Kingdom, Australia, United States, Middle East, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany, Netherland, Italy, Canada, and Russia.

“Adding the number of countires to make investment in Indonesia will be followed by marketing officer addition to 14 people,” he said.

Prior to that, BKPM only employed 9 officers to obtain the investment from East Asian, South East Asian, American, European, Australian, and Middle Eastern investors.

Moreover, Franky stated BKPM will also add more representative office currently stationed in United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates.

This year, BKPM targets IDR 594.8 trillion investment with 2 million workforce absorption. The investment target increases 14.4 percent than last year’s projection of IDR 519 trillion.

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