Indonesia Industry Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Mining from The Report: Indonesia 2018

Considered a powerhouse in the realm of mineral production, Indonesia’s mining sector has long served as a key pillar of economic expansion, acting as a significant contributor to GDP by attracting much-needed export dollars, while also creating employment opportunities across the nation’s diverse landscape. However, soft commodity prices, declining demand from China and regulatory changes...

With investment in industrial zones, SEZs, infrastructure and priority industries set to increase in the coming years, Indonesia remains extremely well positioned to capitalise on its position as a regional leader.

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How do you evaluate the regional and global competitiveness of Indonesian textile and garment manufacturers?

Rising domestic and international demand is driving new investment in Indonesia’s automotive industry, with increases in both manufacturing and materials capacity to boost the sector’s growth prospects.

Indonesia is looking to utilise advancements in modern technology to spur growth and improve competitiveness in the industrial sector, with the government unveiling a new plan aimed at increasing manufacturing output.

 

While China’s decision to reduce coal production has pushed up prices more quickly than expected, local demand for coal in Indonesia continues to rise on the back of ambitious power generation targets. While the coal mining sector still holds much promise for the nation, a lack of coordination between the central and regional governments has...

 

Considered a powerhouse in the realm of mineral production, Indonesia’s mining sector has long served as a key pillar of economic expansion, acting as a significant contributor to GDP by attracting much-needed export dollars, while also creating employment opportunities across the nation’s diverse landscape. However, soft commodity prices,...

 

With expansion being driven by its low-cost workforce, the progress of Indonesia’s manufacturing segment has bolstered employment figures over the years, providing 15.5m jobs and contributing 20.5% to GDP in 2016. With increased investment across a variety of subsectors, employment in the manufacturing sector is expected to grow by 5% in 2017...