Indonesia has made remarkable development strides in the 21st century, including sustained economic growth and significant reductions in poverty.
An upper middle-income country, Indonesia aspires to be a high-income country by 2045, while avoiding the middle-income trap. The country’s progress is, however, at risk of reversal because of the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on lives and livelihoods. Public health measures and expanded social and economic assistance are among the near-term priorities.
Then, as part of a sustainable economic recovery, Indonesia must overcome its longstanding development challenges, including developing human capital, boosting competitiveness, managing climate change and disaster risks, and achieving environmental sustainability.
In Indonesia, BIMP-EAGA covers the provinces of Kalimantan, Sulawesi, the island chain of Maluku, and Papua.
West Kalimantan is part of the West Borneo Economic Corridor (WBEC), which also includes Brunei Darussalam and Sarawak and Sabah in Malaysia.
North Sulawesi is part of the Greater Sulu–Sulawesi Corridor (GSSC), which also includes Sabah in Malaysia, and Mindanao and Palawan in the Philippines.
BIMP-EAGA Officials and Contacts in Indonesia
H.E. Airlangga Hartarto
Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs on Regional Development
H.E. Dr. Rizal Affandi Lukman
Deputy Minister for International Economic Cooperation
Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs
Mrs. Netty Muharni
Assistant Deputy Minister for Regional and Sub-Regional Economic Cooperation
Priority Infrastructure Projects with Indonesia as Lead Country
As of 14 November 2019
|No.||Project Name||Estimated Project Cost (US$ Million)|
|1||Tanjung Selor to Sabah Border Road||130|
|2||Pontianak–Entikong Transport Link (Tayan–Serawak Road Rehabilitation)||35|
|3||Manado–Bitung Link (Toll Road Component)||400|
|4||Balikpapan–Samarinda (Toll Road, East Kalimantan)||877|
|5||Railway Makassar–Pare-Pare (South Sulawesi)||492|
|6||Baland Island Bridge (East Kalimantan)||103|
|8||Rehabilitation of capacity of Balai Karangan Entikong Road||32|
|9||International Freight Terminal in Aruk, West Kalimanta||23.10|
|10||International Freight Terminal in Entikong, West Kalimantan|
|11||International Freight Terminal in Nangabadau, West Kalimantan|
|12||Supadio Airport (Upgrading)||237|
|13||Juwata Airport (Upgrading)||69|
|14||Sam Rantulangi Airport (Upgrading)||76|
|15||Adi Soemarmo Airport (Upgrading)||93|
|16||Manado–Bitung Link (Manado Port Expansion)||360|
|17||Manado–Bitung Link (Bitung International Port Expansion)||2,615|
|18||Makassar New Port||98|
|19||North Kalimantan Power Grid Interconnection||82|
|20||Aruk Border Crossing||17|
|21||Nanga Badau Border Crossing||13|
|22||Entikong Border Crossing||16|
|23||Bitung Special Economic Zone||175|