The Impact of Jokowi’s Re-Election on Foreign Investment Opportunity in the Infrastructure Sector in Indonesia

Subject matters : Foreign Investment, Projects & Infrastructure
Jurisdictions : Indonesia
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Infrastructure development is one of the most strategic ways to accelerate Indonesia’s economic growth and distribution. The Government’s attention in the infrastructure sector in recent years has contributed to improving the quality of infrastructure in Indonesia. However, Indonesia’s infrastructure competitiveness still needs to be improved and Joko Widodo in his re-election speech highlighted the priority areas which include infrastructure construction, human resource development and bureaucracy reform.

In this article, Fadjar Widjaksana Kandar of the Projects & Infrastructure Practice of Roosdiono&partners (a member of ZICO Law) shares his insights on the impact of Jokowi’s re-election on foreign investment opportunities in the infrastructure sector in Indonesia.