Bintan is the largest Island in Riau Islands Province with excellent accessibility for industry and tourism activities. As tropical island that exudes beauties of nature and white sand beaches and integrated tourism are featuring international standard resorts, residence, shopping, restaurant, entertainments and sea sport facilities, Bintan has become of the most tourist destination in Indonesia, comparable in Bali.
Investment in Bintan Regency
Currently, there are 22 foreign companies including big companies like Yoshikawa, Nidec, Peppert+Fuchs and Yokogawa operating in Bintan Inti Industrial Estate (BIIE), an industrial park located in Lobam, the Northern part of Bintan which provides its tenants with modern infrastructure, complete facilities, and excellent service.
Beside Bintan Inti Industrial Estate that houses mostly manufacturing and garment companies, there is also Maritime Industrial Estate in East Bintan designated especially for ship building industry. The total of foreign investment value in Bintan by end 2009 was US$ 8,789,124. As for domestic investment, the total value was Rp. 384.853.956.566.
With the upsurge of visitor arrivals to Bintan, the potential for investors to generate an expand investment in tourism and supporting tourism industry is not to be missed. Other sectors perfect for investment in Bintan are agro business, fishery and manufacturing industry.
Advantages in Bintan :
- Strategic location
- Skilled manpower supply
- Full government support
- Land available and FTZ status in North Bintan (58,750 Ha), Anak Lobam Island (672.2 Ha), Galang Batang Industrial Park (1,775.6 Ha), Maritime Industrial Park (812.6 Ha)
Source : Board of Investment and One Stop Services Riau Islands Province