Bangka Belitung Island


Capital of Province : Pangkal Pinang.

Border Area :

East : Karimata Strait.

West : Bangka Strait.

North : Natuna Sea.

South : Java Sea.

Geographical Location : 104o 50 to 109o 30 East Longitude and 0o 50 to 4o 10 South Latitude.

Total Area : 81,725.23 km2.

Population : 1,298,168 people (2012), 1,315,123 people (2013).

Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 12.51 trillion (2012), IDR 12.95 trillion (2013).

GRDP per Capita : IDR 26.28 million (2012), IDR 29.07 million (2013)*.

Export : US$ 1.6 billion (2013), US$ 1.65 billion (2014)**

Import : US$ 49.09 billion (2013), US$ 58.96 billion (2014)**

*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas **) Export-Import Statistics catalog of Bangka Belitung island 2014, BPS Babel Island

Infrastructure :

Airport: Depati Amir Airport in Pangkalpinang and HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport in Belitung.

Highway: Provincial Highway (899.33 km), District/City Road (509.59 km).

Sea Port: Belinyu Port, Expan Marine Terminal Port, Manggar Port, Muntok Port, Pangkal Balam Port, Jelintik Port, CPO Special Port, Timah Special Port, Fishery Port Beach of Sunggailiat, Sadai Port, Selan River Port, Tanjung Kalian Port, Tanjung Pandan Port, Toboali Port.

Industrial Zone: Jelintik Industrial Zone, Suge Industrial Zone, Sadai Industrial

Zone, Koba Industrial Zone, Muntok Industrial Zone, Air Kelik Industrial Zone, Ketapang Industrial Zone.

Land Transportation: N/A.

City Transportation: N/A.

Communication Network (Optical iber &Data Acess ) :

Optical fiber network project of Tanjung Padan-Manggar, Belitung are successfully completed berhasil. This project is a part of the development of Indonesia Digital Network (IDN) infrastructure that has been built to integrate various area in Indonesia in order to encourage the development of maritime area in Sumatra. The presence of this IDN is a breakthrough towards the modernization of the effective and efficient infrastructure than using the radio with very limited bandwidth capacity. With the modernization of the infrastructure is expected to bring a positive impact on economic growth stretching the Pacific Islands, especially in the successful development of maritime regions in Indonesia.*

Electricity :

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 1.64 million (2014), IDR 2.1 million (2015).

Number of Job Seekers : 34,040 people (2012).

*) http://bumn.go.id.

Government of Bangka Belitung Islands 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 current domestic investment) as a form of non-fiscal incentives that are needed by the investor. Addresses and telephone numbers integrated service offices are as follows:

Regional Investment Coordinating Board of Bangka Belitung Province Komplek Perkantoran Pemerintah Provinsi Kepulauan Bangka Belitung

Jl. Pulau Bangka, Kel. Airitam, Kec. Bukit Intan, Pangkal Pinang 33146

Phone. 0717 - 422094

Fax. 0717 - 424123

Website: http://bkpmd.babelprov.go.id

Governor Office of Bangka Belitung Island Kompleks Perkantoran dan Pemukiman Terpadu Pemerintah Provinsi Kepulauan Bangka Belitung Airitam,

Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Belitung 33418

Phone 0717 - 439325, 439326, 439327

Fax. 0717 - 438865, 439323

Website: http://www.babelprov.go.id

Agriculture : Corn, pineapple, banana, sweet potato, and cassava

Plantation : Oil palm, rubber, coffee, coconut, pepper

Livestock : Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffalo

Services : Nature tourism, cultural tourism

Fisheries : Wild fisheries, cages-culture, cage farming, mariculture, rice cultivation and ponds farming