From The Report: Indonesia 2015
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With the new administration under Joko Widodo committed to spending a greater share of the budget on improving the nation’s transport infrastructure and moves under way to provide an enhanced organisational and administrative framework for the sector, there is a new sense of energy with regards to transport in Indonesia. Indeed, with logistics costs equivalent to around 27% of GDP, efforts to reduce this by boosting the efficiency of the transport sector could make a real difference to the country’s economic growth, in turn translating into increases in per capita incomes. Much remains to be done and greater private involvement will be needed, but there is significant optimism about current sector plans.

This chapter contains an interview with Djarwo Surjanto, President-Director, Pelindo III.