Riau Isles

Capital of Province : Tanjung Pinang.

Border Area :

East: East Malaysia and West Kalimantan.

West: Singapore, Malaysia and Riau Province.

North: Vietnam and Cambodia.

South: South Sumatera and Jambi.

Geographical Location : 0o29 South Latitude and 04o40’ North Latitude and between 103o22 109o4 East Longitude.

Total Area : 417,012.97 km2.

Population : 1,847,478 people (2012), 1,861,373 people (2013).

Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 46.8 trillion (2012), IDR 49.67 trillion (2013).

GRDP per Capita : IDR 47.01 million (2012), IDR 50.63 million (2013)*.

Export : US$ 45.3 billion (2013), US$ 22.16 billion (2014)**

Import : US$ 6.64 billion (2013), US$ 5.51 billion (2014)**

*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas.

**) Economic Indicators catalog of Riau Isles Province in 2015, BPS Riau Isles Province.

Infrastructure :

Airport : Dabo Airport, Hang Nadim Airport, Letung Airport, Ranai Airport, RH Fisabilillah Airport, Seibati Airport(Raja Haji Abdullah), Tambelan Airport.

Highway : State Highway (333,99 km), Provincial Highway (679,49 km).

Sea Port : Batu Ampar Port, Dabo Singkep Port, Kijang Port, Moro Port, Nongsa Port, Pertamina Sambu Port, PT ANTAM tbk Port, PT Tambang Timah Kundur Port, Pulau Sambu/Lumba Port, Sekupang Port, Sri Payung Batu Anam Port, Tanjung Balai Karimun Port, Batu Kundur Port, Tanjung Pinang (Sri Bintan Pura) Port, Tanjung Uban Port.

Industrial Zone : Batam Industrial Park, Bintang Industrial Park, Bintang Industrial Estate, Kabil Integrated Industrial Estate, Panbil Industrial Estate, Puri Industrial Park 2000, Tunas Industrial Estate, Union Industrial Park, West Point Maritime Industrial Park.

Land Transportation : N/A.

City Transportation : N/A


Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :

For most of the data network service provider, Batam including priority areas for fiber-optic network to the household scale. This is because Batam is a very strategic location and has been known as a business district near Singapore. In the coming days the construction of a national fiber-optic network, which will reach 440 cities/regencies throughout Indonesia will soon integrate the existing network with the new network. Availability of large-capacity telecommunications network infrastructure that can guarantee the quality of internet and communication with high quality, safe, and inexpensive and, in turn, would increase the acceleration of growth and equal distribution of socio-economic development. *

Electricity :

The total demand for electricity in the entire region of Sumatra is 8.7 GW and 1.1 GW of electricity procurement will be handled by the PLN. While the remainder, 7.6 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 1.36 million (2013) , IDR 1.66 million (2014).

Number of Job Seekers : 59,554 people (2013).

*) http://www.telkom.co.id

Government of Riau Isles 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 Promotion Board (BPMPD) of Riau Isles Province

Jl. Wiratno No.3-4 Tanjung Pinang Phone. 0771 - 31447

Fax. 0771 - 28855

Website: http://bpmpd.kepriprov.go.id

Office of Riau Isles Governor

Jl. Basuki Rahmat, Tanjung Pinang

Phone. 0771 - 318562

Fax. 0771 - 318588

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

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

Plantation : Rubber, coconut, cloves, pepper.

Livestock : Cows, pigs, goats, buffalo.

Service : Nature and Cultural Tourism

Fisheries : Wild fisheries, Aquaculture, Mariculture, ponds farming.