Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said his side will meet with several delegations on the sidelines of the event, including delegations from the United Kingdom, Russia, Luxembourg, Latvia, Poland, Hungary, Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, China and the Philippines. Sumadi is optimistic that current stable economic conditions in Indonesia will make investment attractive for foreigners.

Sumadi said he already detected interest from Chinese and Dutch investors for the development of the Kuala Tanjung port (Sumatra) as well as interest from the United Arab Emirates for the Makassar New Port (Sulawesi). Both projects are among the 12 offered to investors.

Representatives of 39 countries and two organizations attend the fourth Asia-Europe Transport Minister Meeting this week. The main issues that are discussed include the improvement of connectivity and transportation infrastructure.

12 Infrastructure Projects on Offer:

Project  Investment
(in IDR trillion)
Kuala Tanjung Port          30
Kalibaru Port          12
Cikarang Bekasi Sea Canal          3.4
Makassar New Port          1.9
Kijing Port          5.6
Sorong Seget Port          2.4
Light Rail Transit Bandung          1.3
Surabaya          2.7
Makassar-Pare Pare Train          8.3
Kuala Namu Airport          20
Lombok Airport          n.a.
Jakarta-Surabaya Semi-Speed Train          n.a.

Source: Ministry of Transportation