Press Release: BKPM Held Investment Award 2011
BKPM Held Investment Award 2011
Jakarta, October 12th 2011 – Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) presented “Investment Award” for 7 (seven) Best Provinces in Investment (Regional Champions) 2011 and for 3 (three) regencies and 3 (three) cities as the Best Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment 2011.
Investment Award is held in order to give appreciation for regional policy and commitment in improving any investment licensing or non-licensing activity either in provinces, regencies, or cities through all Indonesia. This Investment Award is organized annually with different theme each time as part of government’s effort to develop the institutional capacity of regional administrations to promote businesses.
“To enhance investment in regions, we acknowledge that the difficulty and challenge in each region are different. Therefore, different approach must be adapted. Investment Award is one of the government’s efforts to encourage regions to bring the best services for investment”, said BKPM Chairman.
This year BKPM has done appraisal to 26 provinces, outside 7 provinces that has been chosen as Regional Champions in 2010: Riau, South Sumatera, West Java, East Java, East Kalimantan, West Nusa Tenggara, and Papua. The selection process is conducted by comprising of quantitative and qualitative data of regional readiness indicators including regional economic indicators, investment opportunities, investment climate, as well as the availability of natural resources, human resources, and infrastructure. According to the appraisal, there are 10 (ten) provinces as nominees for Regional Champions: Aceh, Bali, DKI Jakarta, Central Java, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, and West Sumatera. After the nominees delivered presentation in front of the appraisers consisted of Investment Committee, Regional Autonomy Implementation Monitoring Committee (KPPOD), academicians and BKPM, 7 provinces will be awarded as the Best Provinces in Investment (Regional Champions) 2011.
For the Best Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment, the assessment is conducted on 265 hosts including 229 regency hosts and 36 city hosts based on data/information collecting and verification in field. The indicators used in the assessment process are institutions, authority’s flow, professional and competent human resources, facilities, media information, work mechanism, availability of help desk, and interconnection on National Single Window for Investment (NSWi).
Afterwards, 20 (twenty) regency hosts are selected as nominees for the Best Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment. They are Banjar-South Kalimantan, Bekasi-West Java, Bintan-Riau Island, Dhamasraya-West Sumatera, Gorontalo-Gorontalo, Grobogan-Central Java, Indragiri Hulu-Riau, Lamongan-East Java, Ogan Komering-South Sumatera, Kebumen-Central Java, Mukomuko-Bengkulu, Rokan Hulu-Riau, Pontianak-West Kalimantan, Pacitan-East Java, Bireuen-Aceh, Sukoharjo-Central Java, Padang Pariaman-West Sumatera, Pasaman-West Sumatera, Probolinggo-East Java, and Samosir-North Sumatera.
While for the Best City Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment, the nominees are Bekasi-West Java, Blitar-East Java, Bontang-East Kalimantan, Depok-West Java, Dumai-Riau, Pare Pare-South Sulawesi, Pasuruan-East Java, Sabang-Aceh, Surakarta-Central Java, and Singkawang-West Kalimantan.
Later both nominees delivered presentation in front of appraisers consisted of Vice President Secretariat, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Empowerment of State Apparaturs and Bureaucratic Reform, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Trade, Development and Finance Surveillance Agency (BPKP), and BKPM to be finally selected as 3 Best Regency Host and 3 Best City Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment 2011.
The winners of Investment Award for each category are:
- Best Regency Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment 2011
1. First Winner : Badan Pelayanan Terpadu Perizinan dan
Penanaman Modal, Rokan Hulu, Riau;
2. Second Winner : Badan Penanaman Modal Daerah dan Pelayanan
Perizinan Terpadu, Indragiri Hulu, Riau;
3. Third Winner : Badan Perizinan dan Penanaman Modal
Ogan Komering Ilir, South Sumatera.
- Best City Host for One-Stop Integrated Service in Investment 2011
1. First Winner : Kantor Pelayanan Perizinan, Pare-Pare,South Sulawesi;
2. Second Winner : Kantor Pelayanan Terpadu, Dumai, Riau;
3. Third Winner : Kantor Pelayanan Perizinan Terpadu,
Surakarta, Central Java.
- Best Provinces in Investment (Regional Champions) 2011, based on alphabetic:
· Aceh Province;
· Central Java Province;
· West Kalimantan Province;
· South Sulawesi Province;
· Central Sulawesi Province;
· North Sulawesi Province;
· West Sumatera Province.
Later BKPM Chairman said, “In enhancing investment as locomotive for national economy, it is necessary to promote investment that is significant to improve the regional economy. Thus for medium and long term, every region should be more active and focus in promoting its potencies and give the best service for investment. We do hope that this Investment Award could motivate and inspire other regions to improve the investment climate and service.”
Jakarta, October 12th 2011
Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board
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Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
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