BANDUNG-Vice Governor of West Java, Deddy Mizwar accompanying the working visit from House of Representatives Commission XI in order to control the impact of economic slowdown on the real sector in West Java at representative office of BI (Bank Indonesia), Braga Street No. 108 Bandung, Friday (16/10).
In his speech, Deddy said that the economic growth in the second half of 2015 will improve. This is supported by the consistency of government in encouraging the realization of infrastructure projects.
"The main strategy of West Java is the development of new economic growth centers by encouraging the participation of infrastructure development efforts," said Vice Governor.
"Infrastructure is a major pillar of economic development Jabar is also able to encourage social economy. Hopefully, development can give justice to the public welfare," please Deddy.
According to data from Bank Indonesia, the economic growth in 2015 reached 4.7% - 5.1%, inflation 4.0 + - 1%, CAD (GDP) 2.5-3%. Meanwhile, the outlook for economic growth in West Java at the end of 2015 is estimated in the range of 4.8% -5.2%. The estimate is lower than previous projections in the range of 5.2% -5.6%.
Constraints in these implementation strategy are the bureaucracy that is not efficient and not effective, and low of supporting development facility, and unoptimal regulation.
"So to answer the challenges of the economy, in the 2015 the necessary effort in pushing the pace of the economic district/city, population control, employment, licensing regulations are pro business, increase creative economy, intensification of production, processing, increased exploration of alternative energy sources, increase synergy CSR development, and increasing the competitiveness of labor, "said Deddy.
In the third quarter of 2015, manufacturing sector have contributed 43% to the economy of West Java will grow in the range of 3.2% -3.6%. Big trade sector and retail trade sector which contributes 16% to the economy of West Java, is expected to grow in the range of 4.1% -4.5%. Agriculture, livestock, forestry and fisheries which contribute 9% of the West Java economy is expected to grow in the range of 1.6% -2.0%.
Representatives Central of Bank Indonesia, the representatives of Bank Indonesia West Java, head and members of the House of Representatives Commission XI, and other invitees also attend in this activity.