Indonesia's Food & Beverage industry has thrived within an economy largely driven by rising household consumption. The internationalisation of local cuisine presents a prime opportunity for foreign companies to sell to Indonesian consumers increasingly open to new foods and flavours.
Demand for steel in Indonesia has in recent years expanded at a rate largely unparalleled on the global stage. Opportunities are to be found in the manufacture of value added products catering to a growing consumer base.
Indonesia's new government has vowed to tackle a national shortage of housing by increasing state support for affordable accommodation and by constructing hundreds of apartment blocks. This spells business opportunities for residential developers and suppliers of building materials.
Shockwaves were sent through Indonesia’s investment community as news broke on a new draft bill to limit maximum foreign ownership of plantations to 30%. Though still subject to revision, the draft bill raises real concerns about its immediate impact on key industries.
Supported by improving infrastructure, rising spending power and government incentives, regions outside of Java can outperform in terms of both investment and economic growth. Investors willing to look beyond the mainstays of Jakarta, West Java and Bali benefit from early-mover advantages.
As Indonesia’s economy has grown so too have the challenges in providing a well-organised public transport system. With gridlock costing the country a fortune in lost productivity and missed business opportunities, the government is now prioritizing projects that ease the burden on overcapacity roads.
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