Special Treatment
    Category: Maritime Economy By : Delbert Lim Read : 530 Date : Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 05:40:32

    The creation of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) dates back to 2009 when first developed during Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s administration. The idea then was dormant for most of his administration, but the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration breathed new life into the idea. The recent sixth Economic Policy Package outlined incentives that the investors will receive in Special Economic Zones, including a 20 to 100% reduction in income tax for a defined period depending on the amount of investment, tax cuts, and no value-added tax for investors who require imported materials. Furthermore, licensing requirements will be eased. Most of the SEZs are located near ports or have a maritime focus.


    Sei Mangkei

    Industries: Palm oil, industrial rubber, logistics and tourism

    Area: 2,002 Ha

    Jobs: 83,304


    Tanjung Lesung

    Industry: Tourism

    Area: 1,500 Ha

    Jobs: 85,000



    Industry: Fisheries, coconut, logistic support

    Area: 534 Ha (released 115 Ha)

    Jobs: 34,710


    Maloy Batuta Trans Kalimantan

    Industry: Export processing, logistics, manufacturing

    Area: 557 Ha

    Jobs: 110,000



    Industry: Tourism

    Area: 1,036 Ha

    Jobs: 58,700



    Industry: Fisheries, logistics, tourism

    Area: 1,102 Ha (released 300 Ha)

    Jobs: 30,000



    Industry: Mining, cocoa, rubber, seaweed, heavy equipment manufacturing, electronics, logistics

    Area: 1,500 Ha (187 Ha released)

    Jobs: 97,500


    Tanjung Api-Api

    Industry: Export Processing, logistics, energy

    Area: 2,030 Ha

    Jobs: 149,500