BANDUNG - Within the framework of the Regional Investor Relations Unit (RIRU) program in West Java Province through the West Java Incorporated (WJI) forum, during 2019 various efforts have been made to manage positive perceptions and increase investment in West Java.
These efforts are focused on strengthening investor relations and facilitating site visits and business matching to expand market access for coffee clusters. West Java recorded positive prospects in the investment sector, among others seen from the high investment commitment in the West Java Investment Summit (WJIS) event held in October 2019.
"We also continue to encourage the development of the Islamic financial economy in West Java. The implementation of the halal value chain ecosystem through the development of the pesantren economy, Islamic MSMEs to the industry, especially food, fashion, cosmetics, tourism and pharmaceuticals, as well as the halal industry campaign will continue to be strengthened., "Said Head of West Java BI Representative Doni P Joewono in Bandung, Thursday (12/12).
He added that halal certification was continuously encouraged, among others by initiating the formation of the Halal Consortium Center which facilitated the product certification process.
Head of the West Java Economic Bureau Taufik Darsadi added that West Java's third quarter economic growth was still below the same period in 2018, but on the other hand investment in West Java remained high, even the second highest in Indonesia after DKI Jakarta.
"January to September recorded Rp102.07 trillion. With 10,573 projects that absorb 96,592 workers," he said.
On the other hand he hopes that now all parties are preparing to face the possibility of rice supply shortages. Given the backward growing season so that the harvest will not occur in the near future.
"Planting should be in September, but it is only December to begin, meaning that January to March there is no harvest. So all parties must prepare to overcome it," he said. Jo