Central Java Kadin Holds Kendal Industrial Zone Development Dialogue

August 30, 2018

Yulianto suaramerdeka.com - 15 Aug 2018 - 16:17 WIB

Deputy Chairman of the Central Java Investment Chamber of Commerce Bernadus Arwin and resource person at the Business Forum after hitting the gong which marked the start of the event.

SEMARANG, suaramerdeka.com - Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (Kadin) of Central Java Province held a Business Forum with the theme of Global Competitiveness for Food and Investment Trend "The Next Level for Developing Potential Sector in Central Java located at PO Hotel Semarang, Wednesday (15/8 )

The event was opened with a ceremony to beat the gong by the Director of PT Kendal Industrial Estate (KIK) Stanley Ang, Head of the Central Java One-Stop Services Investment Department (DPM-PTSP) Prasetyo Aribowo and Deputy General Chairman of the Investment Division of Central Java Kadin Bernadus Arwin.

Bernadus Arwin said in his speech, Kadin fully supports investment in Central Java, especially in the food processing industry.

There are several things that are noted by his side. One of them is industrial growth which is very dependent on alignments or local government policies. "This is very much a calculation for us. And from this activity, at least what products can be obtained in Central Java, to be developed," he said.

Industry, continued Arwin, will not develop well if there is no support, both from the government and industrial area entrepreneurs. In order to form a healthy business climate, cooperation is needed that is sustainable and mutually beneficial between industry players and the government.

Stanley Ang said it was in support of investment, especially food processing and manufacturing, offering Food City Concept, where the industrial process is made easier in one place to reduce costs.

In addition, Sea Port was also developed to facilitate the delivery of exported and imported goods. "This year, companies that have been operating in KIK include furniture, food and bicycle companies," explained Stanley. According to him, there are currently 36 investors who will set up factories in KIK.

Not only that, other speakers were also present in the business forum, among others, such as Said Ridwan, Director of Manufacturing Industry Planning, the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM); Adhi S Lukman Chair of the Indonesian Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs Association (GAPMMI); and Suparjan, Head of Kendal Regency One-Stop Services (DPMPTSP) Investment Service.