Capital of Province : Samarinda
Border Area :
East: Sulawesi Sea and Makasar Strait.
West: West Kalimantan Province, Central Kalimantan and Malaysia.
North: North Kalimantan.
South: South Kalimantan.
Geographical Location : 113o 44 East Longitude and 119o 00 East Longitude and between 2o 33’ North Latitude and 2o 25’ South Latitude.
Total Area : 127,267.52 km2.
Population : 3,216,101 people (2012), 3,300,517 people (2013).
Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 120.07 trillion (2012), IDR 121.99 trillion (2013).
GRDP per Capita : IDR 72.31 million (2012), IDR 73.24 million (2013)*.
Export : US$ 233.79 million (2012), US$ 31 million (2013)**
Import : US$ 8.14 million (2012), US$ 9.51 million (2013)**
*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas.
**) Tabel Neraca Perdagangan Luar Negeri Provinsi Kalimantan Timur 2003-2013, BPS Provinsi Kaltim. Foreign Trade Balance Table of East Kalimantan 2003-2013, the Bureau of East Kalimantan Province.
Airport: Bontang Airport, Datah Dawai Airport,Kalimarau Airport, Kota Bangun Airport, Long Apari Airport, Maratua Airport, Melalan Melak Airport, Muara Wahau Airport, Paser Airport, Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport, Temindung Airport and Tanjung Bara/Sangata Airport.
Highway: State Highway (1,539.70 km), Provincial Highway (1,762.07 km)*.
Sea Port: Balikpapan Port, Bontang Special Port, PT. Pupuk Kaltim Bontang Special Port, Suaran Jetty Special Port, LNG Badak Port, Samarinda Port, Samboja Port, Sangkulirang Port, Tanah Grogot Port, Redep Port, Tanjung Satan Port.
Industrial Zone: East Kalimantan Industrial Estate Bontang, Kariangau Industrial Zone.
Land Transportation: N/A
City Transportation: N/A
Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :
There are 12 towers development target and at the same time the development of Base Transceiver Station (BTS) in the border region of East Kalimantan and North Borneo, after 80 more base stations have been installed in the border region. Blank spot area in this region approaching almost zero, especially after 20,000-30,000 fiber optic cables installed in the Kalimantan region. **
The total demand for electricity in the entire region of Borneo is 1.87 GW and 0.92 GW of electricity procurement will be handled by the PLN. While the remainder, 0.95 GW will be handled through Independent Power Producer (IPP). In order to answer the needs of national power, the government announced the construction and infrastructure development in the field of electrical energy through the provision of power generation by 35 GW over the next five years (2015-2019). Investment in this area is very beneficial considering competitive labor costs in Asia, a successful partnership between investors and PLN last five years and the support of the Government of Indonesia through the State Investment List in 2014. In addition, Indonesia is also supported by an abundance of coal supply, solar energy, hydropower and geothermal resources.
Regional Minimum Wage : IDR 1.75 million (2013), IDR 1.89 million (2014).
Number of Job Seekers : 63,560 people (2013).
*) Catalog of Investment Opportunity Of 19 provinces (Indonesia Profile), BKPM.
Government of East Kalimantan province provide broad support for the growth of investment. One obvious form of such support is the creation of integrated services in consulting, field assistance and the issuance of investment licenses (for the moment reserved to domestic investment) as a form of non-fiscal incentives that are needed by the investor. Address and telephone number of integrated service office are as follows:
Regional Investment and Permitence Board (BPPMD) of East Kalimantan Province
Jl. Basuki Rahmat No. 56 Samarinda 75117
Phone: 0541-743235, 743487
Office of East Kalimantan Governor
Jl. Gadjah Mada No. 2, Samarinda
Agriculture : Corn, soy, pineapple, banana, sweet potato, and cassava.
Plantation : Palm Oil, rubber, cocoa, coffee, coconut, palm sugar, pepper.
Livestock : Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffalo, and horses.
Service : Nature and Cultural Tourism
Fisheries : Wild fisheries, cages-culture, cage farming, mariculture, rice cultivation and ponds farming