QnA About Investment : How is The Global Perspective on Investing in Indonesia?


  1. Three out of four US companies in Indonesia plan to expand their business (AmCham’s and US Chamber of Commerce’s survey,2017).
  2. Indonesia still become the main investment destination in the APEC region, together with Vietnam and China (PwC’s APEC CEOs survey, 2017).
  3. Indonesia is the fifth most promising country for overseas business (Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s survey, 2017).
  4. Indonesia becomes a priority for investment country in Asia, following  China. And also has the highest confidence of positive reforms (The Economist’s Asia Business Outlook Survey 2017).
  5. Indonesia ranked fourth as the most prospective country for investment by MNEs in 2017-2019, after the US, China, and India (UNCTAD Business Survey 2017).
  6. Indonesia was named Top Reformer in Asia for reforming its Ease of Doing Business (World Bank’s 2018 survey).
  7. Indonesia is one of the most attractive investment destinations in Asia due to strong consumer demand and its improvements on investment and business climate (Economist Corporate Network survey, 2017)
  8. Indonesia’s growth (GDP) is estimated to remain strong among other countries. Its GDP is also predicted to rise to 5.4 percent in 2018 and 5.5 percent in 2019 from 5.1 percent in 2017. In addition, Indonesia’s Long Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Rating has increased to BBB form the previous BBB with a stable outlook (Fitch Ratings, 2018).
  9. Indonesia has a big economy and business opportunities as it names as 20 largest GDP current price, worth over USD 1.015 in 2017 (IMF, 2018) and include in trillion dollar club, countries with GDP more than USD 1 trillion per year (SEASIA, 2017).

Source : Frequently Asked Questions on Investment by BKPM

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