Indonesia aims to complete 17 special economic zones in 2019 hinh anh 1Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution (Source:

Jakarta (VNA)
- The Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs (CMEA) of Indonesia said on October 11 that the country aims to complete construction of 17 special economic zones (SEZ) in 2019.

According to the ministry, the country has inaugurated 13 SEZs nationwide, with total investment of 85.3 trillion Rp (6.05 billion USD), which attracted nearly 8,700 labourers.

Besides the 13 SEZs, the remaining four SEZs are under the process of construction including Kendal SEZ (Central Java), Likupang SEZ (North Sulawesi), Nongsa SEZ (Batam), and MRO SEAs (Batam Island).

SEZs have become regional economic drivers, said Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution./.