Kendal Sexy for Investment

August 02, 2018

Rosyid Ridho suaramerdeka.com - 27/8/2018 - 16.24 WIB

President Director of PT Jasamarga Semarang Batang, Arie Irianto, gave a presentation on the construction of the Batang-Semarang Toll Road in the Talkshow. Choose Kendal as your Investment City held by the Kendal Chamber of Commerce in Pendapa regency.

KENDAL, suaramerdeka.com - Kendal is one of the districts / cities in Central Java. Geographically, the location is very sexy for investment. Not a few prospective investors who want to invest in the district located in the west of Semarang City.

Deputy Regent Kendal Masrur Masykur said this in a themed talk show. Choose Kendal as your investment city held by the Kendal Chamber of Commerce in Pendapa district, Monday (27/8). Besides Masrur Masykur as another speaker, the Managing Director of PT Jasamarga Semarang Batang (JSB) Arie Irianto, and the soap opera artist and entrepreneur of Adly Fairuz Coffee Roemah.

Masrur said, many potential investors are interested in investing in Kendal, due to several factors. First, the UMR, which is still cheap, is a conducive situation, and there are many natural potentials that can be developed.

‘Sedikit Not a few investors who want to invest in Kendal. Currently Kendal already has Kendal Industrial Area (KIK) in Kaliwungu. In addition, investors from China who want to build a steel factory in Patebon Subdistrict, '' he said.

However, he said, the public must be prepared to face competition in the future. Kendal residents don't just become spectators. They must be ready to compete, because there will be a lot of foreign workers entering, including receiving ethnicity and culture from outside. "The district government is preparing a Spatial and Regional Plan (RTRW) for investment growth in Kendal," he explained.

President Director of JSB, Arie Irianto, added that the construction of the Semarang-Batang toll road is a consortium of two state-owned enterprises, namely PT Jasa Marga Tbk and PT Waskita Karya Tbk. The Batang-Semarang Toll Road is part of the Trans Java Toll Road. ‘’ Constraints that we face are land acquisition. When we signed the contract, land acquisition was only 15 percent of what was needed, '' he said.

According to him, the existence of the Batang-Semarang Toll Road in the future will not kill the economic sector. The existence of the toll road is precisely as a support for improving the regional economy. "In a number of regions, the existence of the toll road is able to lift the economic sector," he said.

Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kendal, Cahyanto, said that the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kendal is like a large umbrella that accommodates the associations, including members in Kendal Regency.

‘’ Kadin Kendal is ready to work together with the government to support the development program in Kendal Regency. We hope to be able to contribute to Kendal, '' hoped Cahyanto.