Straddling the equator and situated between the continents of Asia and Australia, Indonesia is an archipelago nation strung out across 18.307 tropical islands between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The country being the 4th most populace in the world with more than 247 million people, is the largest economy among the 10 Southeast Asian Nations and also one of Asia Pacific’s most vibrant democracies that has maintained political stability and emerged as a confident middle-income country. Indonesia has increasingly become attractive for foreign investors and travelers. Both the government and the private sector play significant roles to prove that Indonesia has a stable investment climate and continues to post significant economic growth.
Rich with natural reserves, Indonesia has become a leading commodities exporter in a number of resources including crude oil, natural gas, thermal coal, geothermal, palm oil, cocoa, tin and rubber. The Service sector, Tourism and Manufacturing Industries (Food & Beverages, Automotive, Textiles, Electronics and Chemicals) are among the country’s mature industries. The Creative Industry contributions to the country’s economy are becoming more significant also in the last few years. Indonesia has it all in hosting international caliber events, and allows participants plenty of options to a wide range of leisure and business opportunities. Jakarta, the dynamic capital city of Indonesia, is the center of the government, commerce and industry. The city of 10 million inhabitants has various and modern MICE facilities with a total of more than 1 million Sqm of meeting and exhibition halls, more than 3 million Sqm of shopping malls, more than 35,000 hotel rooms and also 2300 restaurants.