CIMAHI-West Java Provincial Government appreciated the implementation of Baros International Animation Festival (BIAF) 2017, which took place in Cimahi Technopark, Baros, Cimahi City, West Java, from Friday (06/10) to Sunday (08/10) day after tomorrow.
Vice Governor of West Java, Deddy Mizwar said, creative industry or creative economy is the fourth wave of economic development after agriculture, industry and information technology.
"The 4th wave is what the echoes are increasingly felt in the world, especially in countries whose economy has shifted from resource-based economy to" innovation-based economy, "he said.
According to the Vice Governor, although Indonesia's economy is still patterned "resource based economy" of manufacturing, trade and agriculture, but the creative economy sector has begun to show a quite encouraging stretch.
"We see that the contribution of the creative economy to the national GDP has reached 7% by absorbing 11.8 million workers or 10.72% of the total national workforce, creating 5.4 million businesses or 9.68% of the total national business and contributing to the state's foreign exchange amounting to Rp.119 trillion or about 5.72 of the total national exports, "he said. (Parno)