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Ministry of Industry: Industrial Area Outside Java Push Equity

jaysonhyd   January 19, 2017  
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Secretary of the Directorate General for Development zoning Budhi Setyanto Industry Ministry said construction of an industrial area outside Java is important to encourage the growth of the industrial sector of national equity.
“There is no other way to encourage the spread of the industry outside of Java, in addition to developing industrial areas outside Java,” said Budhi Setyanto in a meeting with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Indonesia, in Jakarta on Wednesday.
He said so far the industrial area on the island of Java is the largest that as many as 55 pieces, 16 pieces while in Sumatra, Sulawesi two, and Kalimantan only one industrial area.
The director this resulted in inequality between the industrial development in Java and outside Java.
“Whereas in the Greater Jakarta area less competitive, so it is necessary the development of regions outside Java,” he said.
He describes the challenges of developing industrial areas outside Java, are also constrained to limited land and limited carrying capacity as water. While outside Java development challenges that inadequate infrastructure, lack of human resources capability, not all districts / cities have good spatial planning, as well as the lack of interest of private investment outside Java.
“Special stimulate the development of industrial areas outside Java, like it or not the government should intervene directly, because to date none of the private sector who want to build an industrial area outside Java,” he said.