Economic Area Development
Part of Indonesia
Appointed Location of the Integrated Economic Area Development (KAPET)
in Eastern Indonesia
Brief Explanation about KAPET
VI, the national strategy for spatial planning states the policy to set
up priority areas which have strategic values in the national development.
The development of those priority areas is implemented by inter-sectoral
or regional approach, and focussing to attract more private investment
in the areas and its surrounding regions.
Indonesia region, the national strategy for spatial planning has established
111 priority areas to be developed in PJP II, i.e., 55 areas located in
east Indonesia region. For each priority area, it has been identified the
strategic potential sectors can be developed optimally, which consists
of eight strategic sectors as follows: estate crops, food crops, fisheries,
livestock, forestry, industry, tourism, and mining.
those priority areas and their identified strategic sectors, there were
production regions in east Indonesia such as for food crops in South Sulawesi,
North Sumbawa, Kendari, and Gorontalo; estate crops in Kalimantan, Sulawesi,
Maluku, and Irian Jaya; forest-related products in Kalimantan, Sulawesi
and Irian Jaya; fisheries in Maluku; and livestock in Nusatenggara and
with the development policy for the priority integrated economic development
areas, there is a policy for the development of urbanized regions in east
Indonesia which planned as the center for development for their surrounding
areas, such as national development centers in Ujung Pandang, Manado, Pontianak,
Banjarmasin, Kupang, and Jayapura; interregional development centers in
Balikpapan, Samarinda, Palangkaraya, Mataram, Dili, Ambon, Merauke, Sorong,
Palu, and Kendari.