JAKARTA – Pro-investment policy is not half-centered is believed to be able to mencjot the amount of investment in Indonesia.
The Head of Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Thomas Trikasih Lembong said that investors need a policy that gives wow effect so that it is attractive to investors.
“So like Tax Holiday, if not 100% means not Tax Holiday but Tax Weekend. We need pro investment policies that are kicking, “said Lembong in a press release of Consolidated Planning and Implementation of National Investment (KP3MN) in Yogyakarta on Tuesday (13/3/2018).
The former Trade Minister adds an increasingly linked production chain between countries, becoming a global supply chain. As a result, the countries join in regional and international cooperation, into complementary unity.
“Strengthening economic connectivity means enhancing competitiveness, for mutual progress,” continued Lembong.
He said Indonesia should be a large, integrated, standardized, and coordinated integrated market / market. With good economic connectivity, Indonesia is the 4th largest market and the 16th largest economy in the world.
“Without economic connectivity, we will become 34 small markets, even 500 more competitive markets lower.”
Whereas information and communication technology is an opportunity for Indonesia to increase the connection, both external and internal.