• Investment Climate Property Development: Tough Permit Process

    Investment Climate Property Development: Tough Permit Process

    The Indonesian government aims to provide affordable housing for the nation's poorer (low-income) households through the One Million Houses program, a program that was launched in mid-2015 by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. However, property developers complain that in most regions it is tough to obtain all necessary permits to construct the houses.

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  • Rising Momentum for Indonesia's Public-Private Partnership Projects?

    Rising Momentum for Indonesia's Public-Private Partnership Projects?

    During the Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono administration (2004-2014) the Indonesian government presented public-private partnerships (PPPs) as solution to infrastructure development in Indonesia. However, there was limited enthusiasm as investors remained hesitant due to the nation's complex investment climate (including the difficult land acquisition process, regulatory uncertainty and doubts about the economic feasibility of certain projects).

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  • CLEO to Open Three New Bottled Water Plants Across Indonesia

    CLEO to Open Three New Bottled Water Plants Across Indonesia

    Sariguna Primatirta, Indonesia's listed bottled water producer, plans to open three new factories soon. The company, which sells its bottled water under the Cleo Pure Water brand, is eager to expand its manufacturing and distribution networks across the Archipelago. Sariguna Primatirta, which was established in 2003, conducted its initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange earlier this year.

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  • Rising Foreign Investment in Indonesia's Hospital Industry

    Rising Foreign Investment in Indonesia's Hospital Industry

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the healthcare industry of Indonesia rose steeply in the first half of 2017 after the government opened up the general hospital sector to foreign investment by revising the Negative Investment List (in Indonesian: Daftar Negatif Investasi) in 2016.

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