MOSCOW - The West Java Provincial Government has released plans and investment potential in West Java consisting of transportation and settlement infrastructure, agriculture, tourism and education worth IDR 268 T in the next five years as well as an export offer of various agricultural commodities in West Java, especially Coffee Java Preanger.
This was conveyed by the Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil, in the presence of entrepreneurs and investors who are members of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry at a meeting held at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sharikopodshipnikovskaya Street, Wednesday (10/17/18). Present accompanied Emil, his nickname, the Indonesian Vice Ambassador to the Russian Federation and Belarus, Lasro Simbolon; Economic and Development Assistant, Eddy Nasution; and the Head of the Bureau of Government and Cooperation, Dani Ramdan.
The Governor of West Java was warmly received by the Vice President of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Suren Wardanyan and businessmen who were interested in investing in Indonesia.
"With a contribution of 31 percent of national investment, West Java is still the most attractive province for domestic and foreign investors," said Governor Emil.
"Dozens of investment potentials in West Java from various sectors as well as competitive investment incentive offers are currently the cause of investment interest and realization," he added.
After listening to the explanation of the Governor of West Java, Suren enthusiastically welcomed the offer to open Indonesian cafes and restaurants in Moscow with a special dish of typical West Java coffees. "For the opening of an Indonesian restaurant in Moscow with a special dish of West Java coffee, I will send one of the local businessmen from the Moscow Restaurant Association to immediately follow up on the plan," Suren said.
Furthermore, related to the investment offer in the infrastructure sector, Suren said that it was very relevant to the interests and expertise of investors in Russia. "We have a lot of experience in the construction of Highway, Railway, Airport and Seaport so it will be very interested in answering Ridwan Kamil's offer to invest in West Java," he said.
One businessman from Moscow who is also the Chair of the Russian Indonesian Trade Relations Division, Konstantin Mezhankov, also enthusiastically expressed his interest in investing in the agricultural sector, especially the development of nursery technology, vegetable and rice commodities in West Java. "We have the technology to develop high-productivity rice and vegetable seeds that can be developed in West Java," he said.
Responding to this, the Governor of West Java invited the Moscow Chamber of Commerce to visit West Java to conduct an advanced assessment. Emil hopes that at the latest in August 2019, coinciding with the participation of West Java in the Indonesian Festival event in Moscow, the realization of trade and investment cooperation between Russian businessmen, especially Moscow with entrepreneurs or the West Java Provincial Government.