Bali Investment Reach Rp1.6 Tln in the First Three Months of 2013


The investment realization of both domestic and foreign investors in the first three months of 2013 in Bali reached more than Rp1.6 trillions.

“This amount is based on the data from seven regencies/ municipality in Bali, they are Denpasar, Jembrana, Tabanan, Buleleng, Bangli, Klungkung and Gianyar, meanwhile the other two regencies, Badung and Karangasem don’t submit any data yet,” said the Head Department of Analysis in Investment and License Bureau Bali Province, Suta Astawa, in Denpasar.

According to him, if the data from those two regencies are included, so the amount of investment in Bali could be biger since based on comparison of achievement each year the majority of investments are directed tp badung regency.

In Badung as a regency with the higgest regional income in Bali, he said, doesn’t submit the data yet due to the change of structure in the organization controlling licensing.

“For the first three months in this year, the investment accomplishment of domestic investing (PMDN) is over Rp1.51 trillions and foreign investing (PMA) is US$ 11.1 millions or about Rp 103.6 billions (with assumption of US$ 1 is equal to Rp 9.300),” he said.

He stated that based on the investment data input, the higgest PMDN occurred in Gianyar regency, which reached Rp998 billions, followed by Denpasar that has Rp 430 billions. “However, the lowest PMDN is in Bangli regency, which is more than Rp 6.4 billions,” he said.

Suta added that investment in Bali so far still accumulate in the South part because its infrastructure and access to the area is quite easy rather than to the NOrt, East and West part of Bali.

On the other hand, he said, the investment realization in the first three months of 2013 is already exceed the investment plan calculated approximately Rp1.52 trillions.

“If it is compared to the investment accomplishment last year in the same period of time, so in 2013 there is a slight decrease as last year realization of PMA and PMDN was Rp 2.4 trillions,” he said.

In the first three months of 2012, Suta said, investment in Bali was dominated by PMA, which was over Rp 1.58 trillions (US$ 170.5 millions) and Rp822 billions of PMDN.

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