Policy Briefs

The Proposed Cilamaya New International Port is a Key for Indonesian Economic Development: Geographical Simulation Analysis

By Ikumo Isono and Satoru Kumagai

ERIA Policy Brief 2012-05

Posted: December 2012


Many foreign investors are now interested in Indonesia, especially in the automotive sector, because of its growing attraction as a market and production site. At the same time, there is concern that poor infrastructure and delays in infrastructure development are impeding the economic growth of the country. Our Geographical Simulation Model assesses the economic impacts of two key infrastructure projects, i.e., Cilamaya New International Port and an access road between Cikarang and Tanjung Priok. The model shows that delays in construction will hamper the economic growth of Indonesia.


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