The webinar was organized by the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore along with Bank Indonesia and the Investment Coordinating Board in Singapore (IIPC) on Tuesday (September 8, 2020), according to on a written statement received by ANTARA, here, on Wednesday.
DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan who attended the webinar said the provincial government was committed to and provided full support for the realization of foreign investment.
This is evident from DKI Jakarta attracting a large amount of investment in the second quarter of 2020, amounting to US$443.8 million from 904 projects, he noted. The second quarter of 2020 was dominated by investments in the housing sector, industrial estates and offices (56 percent), transportation, warehouses and telecommunications (31 percent).
Of the five projects showcased by DKI Jakarta, four were presented during the webinar, namely, the Jakarta MRT, Jakarta LRT, JIEP (Jakarta Industrial Estate Pulogadung), and TOD (Transit Oriented Development) project.
In his remarks, the Chargé d'Affaires (KUAI) of the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, Didik Eko Pujianto, said DKI Jakarta province is a very special province and is no stranger to Singaporean investors.
As the capital of Indonesia, the province of DKI Jakarta, with a population of more than 11 million, is the most developed province in Indonesia, he remarked.
Various projects, especially those related to connectivity and transportation are currently being developed and have very good opportunities in DKI Jakarta, he added.
After the webinar, there were eight ‘one-on-one meeting’ sessions, which were attended by investors who were interested in obtaining further information about the projects from their developers.
The ‘one-on-one meeting’ sessions are expected to further increase the interest of Singaporean investors to invest in the DKI Jakarta province, according to the statement.
The online activity was attended by about 159 registered participants, who discussed various investment projects in the DKI Jakarta province that are of interest to Singaporean and other foreign investors.
Meanwhile, Bank Indonesia Governor Perry Warjiyo spoke about the importance of maintaining macro and financial stability in supporting sustainable economic growth.
Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, Bahlil Lahadalia, stated that his party is always ready to facilitate potential investment through various measures, starting from licensing, providing incentives, and guaranteeing investment convenience. (INE)
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