Indonesia’s creative economy provides a unique selling point for the country as it seeks to carve out a position in Asia’s highly competitive tourism market. This section looks at the government’s new initiative to combine the development of the tourism industry with the creative economy.
Indonesia’s telecommunication sector is a highly competitive, rapidly changing and dynamic industry that has come to reflect significant shifts in social behaviour and interaction. This section provides an overview of the sector and the latest trends impacting the industry.
As the 12th largest aviation market in the world to date, Indonesia’s Commercial Airline Industry has an exciting future ahead of it. This section looks at some of the challenges faced by the sector as it braces itself for increased competition from the ASEAN Open Skies Policy in 2015.
Indonesia’s rich cultural diversity has given rise to a rapidly growing creative industry that is set to have an even more prominent role in the future as the country transitions to a knowledge based economy. This section looks at how the government is supporting innovation in this sector.
Indonesia’s large and youthful domestic market is highly adaptive to new trends and technology. This section looks at some of the opportunities in the sector given the revision of the Negative Investment List and the challenges for new entrepreneurs in protecting their intellectual property.
Long known for the idyllic beaches of Bali; the rest of the Archipelago has yet to attract the tourism numbers that it deserves. This section looks at some of the obstacles holding back the tourism sector to date and reforms being undertaken to improve logistics and human resources.
Contribution to GDP: 39.1% (2011)
Real Sector Growth: 6.7% (2011)
Number Employed: 45 million (2010)
Main Areas: Tourism, Retail, Transport, Media, Telecommunications, Finance, Hospitality.
Government Bodies: Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Culture & Tourism, Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Manpower & Transmigration.