West Kalimantan


Capital of Province : Pontianak.

Border Area :

East: East Kalimantan Province.

West: Natuna Sea and Karimata Strait.

North: State of Sarawak, Malaysia.

South: Central Kalimantan and Java Sea.

Geographical Location : 2o08’ North Latitude, 3o02’ South Latitude, 108o30’ East Longitude and 114o10’ East Longitude.

Total Area : 146,807 km2.

Population : 4,550,297 people (2012), 4,641,393 people (2013).

Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 33.73 trillion (2012), IDR 36.07 trillion (2013).

GRDP per Capita : IDR 16.42 million (2012), IDR 18.3 million (2013)*.

Export : US$ 1,348.61 million (2013), US$ 651.99 million (2014)**

Import : US$ 498.24 million (2013), US$ 500.26 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 West Kalimantan, West Kalimantan Central Bureau of Statistics.

Infrastructure :

Airport: Nangapinoh Airport, Paloh Airport, Pangsuma Airport, Rahardi Oesman Airport, Sanggoledo Airport, Supadio Airport, and Susilo Airport.

Highway: State Highway (1,664.55 km), Provincial Highway (1,562.3 km), District/City Road (15,217.22 km).

Sea Port: Ketapang Port, Telok Melano Port, Pontianak Port, Singkawang Port, Telok Air Port and Merbau Paloh Port.

Industrial Zone: Bdc Entikong, Sanggau; Separuk Industrial Zone, Sambas; Paloh Sajingan, Sambas District; Temajo Integrated Industrial Zone Pontianak and Tanahapuas Makmur Pontianak Zone.

Land Transportation: N/A

City Transportation: N/A

Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :

Cooperation Forum of Revitalization and the accelerated development of Kalimantan (FKRP2RK) proposes development programs including construction of the tower base stations and optical fiber, in addition to various other infrastructure such as the construction of the outer ting road, the main port, etc. Forum which is formed as a part of responsibility and concern of Kalimantan Governor is meant to synergize programs or development activities of Ministry or Institution in the field of infrastructure that is still an issue in Kalimantan.*

Electricity :

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). 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). 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 1.38 million (2014), IDR 1.56 million (2015).

Number of Job Seekers : 8,538 people (2013).**

*) http://www.kalbarprov.go.id.

**) The Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration

Government of West 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 Board of West Kalimantan Province

Jl. Ahmad Sood No.1 Pontianak

Phone: 0561-743491, 768002

Fax: 0561-768002, 769472, 760441

Email: bpmd_kalbar@yahoo.co.id

Contact person: Tuti

Office of West Kalimantan Governor

Jl. A. Yani, Pontianak

Phone. 0561-736541, 732001

Fax. 0561-749702

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

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

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

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

Service : Nature and Cultural Tourism

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