South Kalimantan

Capital of Province : Banjarmasin

Border Area :

East: Makassar Strait

West: Central Kalimantan Province

North: East Kalimantan Province.

South: Java Sea.

Geographical Location : 114 19’ 13” - 116 33’ 28” East Longitude and 1 21’ 49” - 4 10’ 14” South Latitude.

Total Area : 37,530.52 km2.

Population : 3,854,485 people (2013).

Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 34.42 trillion (2012), IDR 36.2 trillion (2013).

GRDP per Capita : IDR 19.86 million (2012), IDR 21.44 million (2013)*

Export : US$ 8.85 billion (2013), US$ 8.03 billion (2014)**

Import : US$ 3.08 billion (2013), US$ 2.50 billion (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 South Kalimantan,South Kalimantan Central Bureau of Statistics.

Infrastructure :

Airport: Bersujud Airport, Gusti Sjamsir Alam Airport, Syamsudin Noor Airport, Tanjung Warukin Airport.

Highway: State Higway (877,44 km), Provincial Highway (1,056.38 km).

Sea Port: Batu Licin Port, Gunung Batu Besar Port, Kotabaru Port, PT. Arutmin Indonesia Port, Trisakti Port.

Industrial Zone: Banjar Gawi Makmur (PMDN), Rasmalan Land Jaya.

Land Transportation: N/A.

City Transportation: N/A.

Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :

Kalimantan become part of the Kalimantan Ring in the development program Nusantara Super Highway. The length of Kalimantan Ring is 6,664 km, stretching from the city of Pontianak to Tarakan. The development of 6 rings of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Nusantara Super Highway across Indonesia, using Palapa Ring configuration. Palapa Ring is a mega development backbone project of optical fiber, initiated by the Government (cq. MCIT), which consists of 35,280 km of submarine cable and 21,708 km of inland optical fiber at 7 rings covering 33 provinces and 460 districts. In the Eastern Region of Indonesia’s own construction of the Palapa Ring consists of submarine cable and 10,812 km of 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.*

Electricity : Total demand for electricity in the whole area of Sumatra was 1.87 GW and 0.92 GW of electricity procurement will be managed by PLN. While the remaining 0.95 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 1.34 million (2013) , IDR 1.62 million (2014).

Number of Job Seekers : 13,720 million (2013).


Government of South 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 Coordinating Board (BKPMD) of South Kalimantan Province

Jl. Aneka Tambang Trikora Banjarbaru, 70733.


Office of South Kalimantan Governor

Jl. Jend. Sudirman No.14 Banjarmasin, 70114.

Phone. 0511-3363845, 3352667

Fax. 0511-4364197, 3351187


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

Plantation : Palm Oil, rubber, cocoa, coffee, coconut, palm sugar, cloves, cashew, castor, cotton, cinnamon, candlenut, pepper, patchouli, areca.

Livestock : Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffalo, and horses.

Services : Nature and Cultural Tourism

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