Capital of Province : Jambi.
Border area :
East: South China Sea.
West: West Sumatera and Bengkulu Province.
North: Riau Province and Riau Island.
South: South Sumatera Selatan.
Geographical Location : 0o 45 2o 45 South latitude and between 101 ° 10 East longitude 104o 55.
Total Area : 53,435 km2.
Population : 3,242,814 people (2012), 3,317,034 people (2013).
Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 20.31 trillion (2012), IDR 21.98 trillion (2013).
GRDP per Capita : IDR 19.16 million (2012), IDR 22.47 million (2013)*
Export : US$ 1.44 billion (2013), US$ 1.28 billion (2014)**
Import : US$ 275.1 million (2013), US$ 196.85 million (2014)**
*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas.
**) Catalogue of Foreign Trade Statistics 2014 Jambi, BPS Jambi Province.
Airport : Depati Parbo Airport, Muaro Bungo Airport, Sultan Thaha Airport.
Highway : State Highway (936.48 km), Provincial Highway (1,504.93 km).
Sea Port : Jambi Port.
Industrial Zone : N/A.
Land Transportation : N/A.
City Transportation : N/A.
Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :
Jambi become part of Sumatra Ring in the development of Nusantara Super Highway program. Sumatra ring has a length of 9,981 km, stretching from the city of Banda Aceh until Bandarlampung. The development of 6 rings of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Nusantara Super Highway across Indonesia, is intended to use the Palapa Ring configuration. Palapa Ring itself is a mega project of the backbone of optical fiber development, initiated by the Government (cq. MCIT), which consists 35,280 km of submarine optical fiber and 21,708 km of inland cable at 7 rings covering 33 provinces and 460 districts. In the Eastern Region of Indonesia the construction of the Palapa Ring consists of 10,812 km submarine cable and inland cable connecting Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku and Papua. The gradual development of National ICT network infrastructure that based on optical network platform known as Nusantara Super Highway is intended to support the acceleration and expansion of Indonesia’s development and support the achievement of a modern, competitive and efficient information society. It is expected that the next few years all cable systems that previously used copper material, will be entirely replaced with fiber-optic cable.*
Electrcity : Total demand for electricity in the whole area of Sumatra was 8.7 GW and 1.1 GW of electricity procurement will be managed by PLN. While the remaining 7.6 GW will be handled through Independent Power Producer (IPP). The fulfillment of the national electricity demand is part of the development plan 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 1.3 million (2013) , IDR 1.5 million (2014).
Number of Job Seekers : 14,985 people (2013).
Government of Jambi 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 Integrated Licensing Services Board (BPMD-PPT) of Jambi Province
Jl. RM. Noor Admadibrata No. 1 A Jambi
Phone. 0741 - 669352
Fax. 0741 - 60450
Office of Jambi Governor
Jl. A. Yani No. 1, Telanaipura, Jambi 36128
Phone. 0741 - 66269
Fax. 0741 - 66269
Agriculture : Corn, soybeans, potatoes, pineapple, banana, sweet potato, and cassava.
Plantation : Oil palm, cocoa, rubber, sugarcane, coffee, coconut, palm, clove, cotton, cinnamon, candle nut, pepper, patchouli, areca, tea, tobacco, vanilla.
Livestock : Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffalo, and horses.
Services : Nature and Culture Tourism
Fisheries : Wild fisheries, cages-culture, cage farming, mariculture, rice cultivation and ponds farming